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One Albuquerque: 2020 Youth Job & Volunteer Fair

Youth ages 14 to 25 are invited to discover employment and volunteer opportunities in Albuquerque.

The City of Albuquerque is hosting the second annual One ABQ: Youth Job & Volunteer Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. View parking and event location information.

Youth attendees will discover employment and volunteer opportunities throughout the community, apply for positions on-site, meet with hiring managers, and attend informational breakout sessions that will provide a jump start on career and educational development.

If you’ve ever wanted to become a lifeguard, work with children at a community center, or volunteer at the Albuquerque BioPark, this fair is for you! The many City departments that hire young people, as well as prominent private employers in Albuquerque, will be on-hand to help you begin your first great job or continue gaining work experience.

Who Should Attend?

Youth ages 14 to 25 are invited to discover employment and volunteer opportunities in Albuquerque.

Sign Up to Attend

Parents, guardians, and teachers are welcome to attend as well.

The One ABQ Youth Job & Volunteer Fair takes place Feb. 1st, 2020 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Who will be there?


The following employers will be hiring at the fair:

Volunteer Organizations

The following organizations will be recruiting volunteers at the fair:

  • Albuquerque BioPark
  • Balloon Museum
  • Explora!
  • Ronald McDonald House

Information Tables

The following organizations will be on-site to share information at the fair:

Career & Educational Guidance

The University of New Mexico and Central New Mexico Community College will be on-site to provide educational and career guidance for attendees.

The UNM Office of Career Services will have Career Development Facilitators on-site to conduct resume reviews.

Event Location

The event will take place inside the Upper East side of the Albuquerque Convention Center, 401 2nd St NW, 87102.

Parking & Transportation

Free parking will be available to event attendees in the following lots:

  • Visitor level of the underground Civic Plaza parking lot and
  • The surface parking lot north of Civic Plaza

Paid parking is also available at the Convention Center Parking Structure.

Save time and money by taking the bus to the convention center.


The event will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.

During that time, attendees will be able to:

  • Learn about opportunities available through Albuquerque
  • Apply for available positions online
  • Submit application materials
  • Interview on-site with hiring officials
  • Attend informative breakout sessions

What to Bring

  • Photo ID
  • Social Security Card
  • Resume

Learn more about what to bring and how to prepare for a job fair.

Breakout Sessions

Get a head start on your career development by attending one or more breakout sessions that will be offered throughout the day.

Workshop Time Breakout Room 1 Breakout Room 2
10-10:30 a.m. Resume Building & Job Applications Professionalism & Dressing for Success
10:30-11 a.m. Interviewing Skills Financial Literacy
11-11:30 a.m. Drug Testing 101  
11:30 a.m.-noon Preparing for College Career Exploration
Noon-12:30 p.m. Professionalism & Dressing for Success Resume Building & Job Applications
12:30-1 p.m. Financial Literacy Interviewing Skills
1-1:30 p.m.   Drug Testing 101
1:30-2 p.m. Career Exploration Preparing for College

Sign Up to Attend

Get the most out of the experience by registering to attend this free event today. We will send event reminders and other helpful information to those who register in advance.

Get Prepared

The key to having a successful job fair experience is to develop a game plan for success. Get tips on how to prepare for a job fair, build a resume, and more.

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