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Park District’s Hands-On Youth Job Fairs Engage Youth from Throughout the East Bay

1/16/2020

Oakland, CA – For the 6th consecutive year, the East Bay Regional Park District will host two Youth Job Fairs designed to raise awareness of employment opportunities for youth in the East Bay. The fairs are scheduled in Hayward on Saturday, January 25, 2020, and in Pleasant Hill on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Both events offer attendees an opportunity to learn about the specific Park District jobs available and interact with current employees to get insight into what it’s like to work for the Park District. Positions include: Interpretive Student Aides, Public Safety Student Aides, Recreation Leaders, Lifeguards, Gate Attendants, Park Services Attendants, Student Laborers, Field Interns, and Interns.

The Youth Job Fairs also include general information sessions on resume writing, application submittal, and job interviewing for youth looking to enter the workforce, whether at the Park District or elsewhere.

The East Bay Regional Park District is the largest employer of youth in the East Bay, hiring over 400 Bay Area youth each year to work in the District's 73 regional parks and ten visitor centers. The Youth Job Fairs are key to filling seasonal summer positions, especially Recreation Leaders and Lifeguards.


2020 Youth Job Fair Details

Saturday, January 25, 2020
Hayward Area Senior Center
10 a.m. to noon
22325 North 3rd Street, Hayward, CA 94541 [map]
In partnership with Hayward Area Recreation & Park District (HARD)

Saturday, February 1, 2020
Pleasant Hill Senior Center
10 a.m. to noon
233 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 [map]
In partnership with Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District


The East Bay Regional Park District is the largest regional park system in the nation, comprising 73 parks, 55 miles of shoreline, and 1,250 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and environmental education. The Park District receives more than 25 million visits annually throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Jennifer Vanya
510-544-2207
JVanya@ebparks.org

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