Released: April 22, 2022
PA CareerLink® Delaware County, in partnership with Delaware County Workforce Development, is hosting two youth-oriented job fairs with a focus on summer employment, internships, apprenticeships, and other seasonal and post-graduation opportunities.
The first of the two job fairs—dubbed “Job Fair for Youth I” and “Job Fair for Youth II—will be held on Thursday, April 28 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Springfield YMCA in Springfield. The second job fair will occur five days later, on Tuesday, May 3, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Ridley YMCA in Secane.
Both job fairs are expected to feature over thirty businesses from the Delaware County area looking to fill hundreds of full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions. Representatives of trade unions, the hospitality industry, retirement communities, educational institutions, summer camps, and restaurants will be in attendance. Positions offer competitive employee benefits, as well as opportunities for gaining experience in the workforce and as well as opportunities for advancement.
The current slate of registered employers includes: American Wood Design, Carpenters Local 255, Chester Community Charter School, Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County, Delaware County Transportation Management Association, Delta Marriott Hotel Philadelphia Airport, Discovery Place Preschool, Drexelbrook Catering, Dunwoody Village, Educational Data Systems, Inc., Future Stars Summer Day Camp, Heron Companions, Liberty Coca-Cola, Merion Cricket Club, S2STEM, Strybuc Industries, The Radnor Hotel, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and White Horse Village, with additional employers continuing to be added.
Job seekers are advised to bring copies of their resume. On-site interviews will be held for strong candidates and same-day hiring may occur for some positions. Job seekers can also visit the Job Readiness & Resource Table for information on obtaining PA Minor Work Permits, helpful resume advice, as well as general job search and interview tips.
Space remains for employers for both job fairs. There is no fee to participate; employers participating in one or more job fairs will be provided with one table and two chairs.
Employers interested in registering can contact Allison Francis Barksdale, Employer Engagement Manager with Workforce Development, via email at BarksdaleA@co.delaware.pa.us.
Free parking is available at both locations.
Job Fair for Youth I (Summer & Post-Graduation Opportunities)
Date: Thursday, April 28
Location: Springfield YMCA, 194 Sproul Rd., Springfield PA 19064
Event Times: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Job Fair for Youth II (Summer & Post-Graduation Opportunities)
Date: Tuesday, May 3
Location: Ridley YMCA, 900 South Ave., Secane, PA 19018
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
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About PA CareerLink® Delaware County: Launched in 2012, PA CareerLink® is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry’s initiative to transform the landscape of how job-seekers find family sustaining jobs and how employers find the skilled candidates that they need. Through this initiative, a user-friendly, premiere job-matching system has been created to help bridge the gap that currently exists between job-seekers and employers.