Jobs for Youth


Youth Environmental Job Fair

Don’t miss the Youth Environmental Job Fair on Dec. 30. It’s an event for youth to meet with employers who are hiring and who are offering volunteer opportunities. The event will include job applications, networking, pizza, games and an open gym.

Employers include the Oregon Zoo, Portland Parks & Recreation, West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District, the Audubon Society of Portland’s Talon Program, and Trackers. The event is organized by the Youth Mentoring Collaborative, which is a group of more than 50 partner organizations focused on supporting youths of color and the next generation of diverse leaders in environmental education and conservation.

The Youth Environmental Job Fair will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for ages 14-25, with a teen night for ages 13-18 continuing until 10 p.m., at Montavilla Community Center, 8219 NE Glisan St., Portland. Bring your resume.

Careers in construction

YouthBuild is offering information sessions at Partners in Careers, 3210 NE 52nd St., Vancouver, for people ages 17-24 who are interested in participating in a home-building project and certifications in construction.

The program is for youth who aren’t enrolled in high school and don’t yet have a diploma or GED.

Information sessions at Dec. 29, Jan. 6 and Jan. 15. Contact Sam Capeloto at or 360-696-8417.

Posted on December 21, 2015 and filed under employment.