The City of Iowa City, Iowa Works, Vocational Rehabilitation Services, and employers are teaming up to provide a one stop opportunity for youth, 16 to 21 years of age, to apply for jobs. 

The Youth Job Fair is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020, in the gymnasium of the Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St. While this event focused on youth between the ages of 16 to 21, it is open to all job seekers at no cost.

At the Youth Job Fair, attendees will have the opportunity to receive a free headshot with a professional photographer, with images to be emailed to the student after the event. Attendees will also learn how to dress for success, including how to tie a tie, and a tip guide on how to create a resume and improve interviewing skills will be handed out.

Employers registered to date are: Hy-Vee, McDonalds, City of North Liberty, City of Iowa City, including the Parks & Recreation Department, Goodwill of the Heartland, Shelter House, The Arc of Southeast Iowa, US Foods, Sno Biz, Collins Aerospace, Johnson County Ambulance Service, Metro Pavers, American Family Insurance, Johnson County Government, Sedgwick, and Central Processing Corporation.

Employers interested in having a table at the event must register at There is a $10 registration fee for employers.


Date of publication

Friday, February 21, 2020