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Over 100 jobs for teens at tonight's teen job and resource fair

Posted by Christina Jedra  March 12, 2013 02:42 PM

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Pictured are students from the Interact Club at Marblehead High School presenting Marblehead for Teens’ Executive Director, Molly Williams, with a $200 check to become a Silver Sponsor in the upcoming Teen Job and Resource Fair. The Club felt strongly enough about the value of the Fair to put their own money behind it.

The following was submitted by Marblehead for Teens:

Marblehead for Teens is pleased to announce that more than 100 paid job opportunities will be offered to high school students, in addition to volunteer and internship positions, during the 1st Annual Teen Job & Resource Fair.  

The event will be held on Tuesday, March 12th, from 5:00pm to 7:15pm, at the Marblehead Community Center, 10 Humphrey Street.

Summer employment and some ongoing positions are being offered by CNE Direct, Eastern Yacht Club, Jewish Community Center, Khouri Flooring, Knightsbridge Landscape Design, The Landing Restaurant, Little Harbor Boathouse, Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA, Magic Hat Thrift Shop, Marblehead Parks and Recreation Department, Pint Size and Up, Salem YMCA,Shubie’s, Tedesco Country Club, and West Marine.

National Grand Bank and Marblehead Bank are the event’s lead sponsors.

“We think the Job Fair is a fabulous idea.  Many of our kids want to work but they can’t easily connect to the opportunities that exist.  The Job Fair and the ongoing role that Marblehead for Teens will have throughout the year to facilitate such connections will be a tremendous asset to the entire community.” says Jim Nye, President of National Grand Bank.

Multiple other businesses have thrown their support behind the effort through sponsorships, including the purchase of a special $50 window sticker.  

High school age teens interested in finding a meaningful work – whether through a paid job, internship, or volunteer service - should attend the Fair.  Employers will be on hand to speak directly toteens, offer details of the upcoming positions available, and accept applications.  Many job openings are for the summer 2013 season.  

For further details about the Teen Job & Resource Fair participants, please visit  www.marbleheadforteens.org.

 
About Marblehead for Teens
Marblehead for Teens is a 501(c) 3 organization whose core mission is to cultivate resiliency in our youth and create an environment in Marblehead that is welcoming to teenagers.  The centerpiece of the organization’s vision is the establishment of a “teen-managed, adult-supported” teen center – a space that will serve as an incubator for healthy social activities, innovative community projects and partnerships, and positive life skills development. Marblehead for Teens will accomplish its mission as a community-wide collaboration among organizations serving youth.

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