One Albuquerque: 2021 Youth Job & Volunteer Fair

Youth ages 14 to 25 are invited to discover employment and volunteer opportunities in Albuquerque.
Missed the 2021 Virtual Youth Job & Volunteer Fair? No problem! You can still learn about, apply, and prepare for positions! If you're interested in working for the City of Albuquerque this summer, please apply as soon as possible!

1. Discover

Not sure which position is right for you? Take our quiz to see what options might be a great fit!

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2. Prepare

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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3. Apply

Attendees are encouraged to apply for positions at any time before, during, or after the fair!


4. Questions

Email us your question and we will get back to you as soon as possible!


5. More Jobs

Find jobs and volunteer opportunities from organizations across Albuquerque!

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6. Learn

Learn from the experts about professionalism and career advancement.

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A PNG of Paper Icon. Apply & Interview for Positions

There’s still time to apply! If you get called for an in interview, you can prepare by reviewing the information in Prepare section.

The City of Albuquerque is hiring for the following positions:

Position Description Application Link
Adventure Leader Instruct and supervise youth in outdoor activities such as climbing walls, bicycle safety education programs, caving, rappelling, rocket building, archery, and more. Apply
Aquatics Aide An Aquatics Aide does a grip of fun stuff for the City swimming pools. If you want to teach lessons, respond to emergencies, and interact with swimmers, the Aquatics Aide job is right for you! You don’t even need to know how to swim - you just have to enjoy the water and have an outgoing attitude! If you don’t want to teach lessons, that’s cool too - we need plenty of cashiers. Apply
Assistant Bicycle Mechanic Make a lasting impact with bicycle riders by helping people learn to repair their bicycles. Mechanical training is provided, and no experience is necessary. If you are a person that loves bicycles and wants to help other people, this is the job for you! Apply
Volunteer BioPark Camp Counselor Teen volunteers assist camp teachers at the ABQ BioPark Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden and Tingley Beach with classroom management and activities working with children from K-9th grade to discover nature. Apply
Volunteer BioPark Nature Guide Teen volunteers teach visitors about the fascinating world of animals and plants while inspiring a sense of stewardship towards the earth and its inhabitants at the at the ABQ BioPark Zoo, Aquarium and Botanic Garden. Apply
Open Space Youth Corps Bosque restoration and maintenance work including trail maintenance, removal of invasive plant species, fence building, and other projects. The job is outdoor work and working in the sun. Apply
Balloon Fiesta Park Cashier Cashiering, supporting golfers, and various other duties. Apply
Balloon Fiesta Park Event Staff Monitor Balloon Fiesta Park indoor and outdoor events. Apply
Inclusive Recreation Leader Support participants with disabilities in a recreation program. Apply
Lifeguard Lifeguards are highly trained first responders who are prepared to respond to any type of emergency in and around a pool. Not only to respond to emergencies but more importantly prevent injuries from occurring by enforcing facility rules. We also get to teach children of all ages how to swim! Apply
Mayor's Creative Youth Corps First-hand experience for young people interested in pursuing a career in the arts or culture. Learn from experts in their fields about everything from creating and touring your art internationally to curating museum exhibits! Apply
Recreation Leader Provide planned inclusive activities for children. Apply
Tennis Instruction Teach tennis, pickleball, or disc golf to children and adults in the community. Apply
Youth Program Education Assistant - Outdoor Education This job is for individuals 18 and older. You get to work with a Youth Program Educator to team-teach outdoor education programs for youth at the Open Space Visitor Center, Open Space public lands, and City Community Center parks. Assist with general education projects - preparing, organizing, and cleaning materials, activity development, and general administrative tasks. Apply
Albuquerque Fire Rescue Firefighter 3rd class. Learn More


A PNG of ABQ Icon. Volunteer Opportunities

Visit One Albuquerque Volunteers today to create a volunteer profile and find safe opportunities near you!

  • Keep up to date with the largest and most up to date list of volunteer opportunities in the city.
  • Track your volunteer hours and download/print your volunteer resume for your next interview.
  • Make meaningful professional connections to City of Albuquerque departments and community partners.
  • Make a difference! We believe in addressing our greatest challenges with a whole-of-community approach--together, we are One Albuquerque!

According to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), volunteering is associated with 27% higher odds of finding employment.

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A PNG of Employee Icon. Additional Jobs

Youth Connect has compiled the following positions from organizations in Albuquerque and surrounding areas. These listings are not affiliated with the City of Albuquerque. Please contact the organization directly for more information.

Company Description Contact Information
Teenior (Teeniors Tech Coach) Teeniors® are tech-savvy teens and young adults who help seniors and older adults learn technology through one-on-one, personal coaching. Whether it's a smartphone, computer, website or app - our goal is to empower older adults to connect with their loved ones, engage with their community - and the world - through technology, while providing paid, meaningful jobs for youth in New Mexico. Apply
Pizza 9 - Chello Grill - Revel Burger Positions open for: Delivery Drivers, Cooks, Shift Manager, and Customer Service Reps/Cashiers. Please email us with your resume and a list of references. Email Jasmine Bouquet
SSA Group - BioPark Restaurants Food Service Associates, Food Service Cooks, and Maintenance.

Email Amy McGee

Bernalillo County Detention Center Corrections Officer Over the age of 18 should be able to pass a background check.

Call Alex Griseto at (505) 839-8912 or (505) 839-8999

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps Conservation Crew Member: Rocky Mountain Youth Corps has two job openings for crew member positions for its current conservation season. RMYC is a youth development organization that inspires young adults to make a difference in themselves and their community through training and team service in an outdoor environment. Women are encouraged to apply! Qualifications: 18 - 25 years old; Strong work ethic; Able to commit to entire term of service; Able to work in supervised environment. To Apply: Fill out an online application at

Email Janus Herrera or Call (505) 544-7521

Together for Brothers Youth Organizing Summer Internships from May 24-August 6, 2021 for and paid 5-week and 8-week summer programming on biking, cooking and leadership cohorts for self-identified young men of color ages 12-24 years old who ideally live, work, play, pray or learn in the International District (87108/87123) and Westgate (87121). Check out for more information.

Email Together for Brothers

Ancestral Lands Crew Leaders, Assistant Crew Leaders, and AmeriCorps Crew Members. Work outside while gaining certifications and money for school! Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps (ALCC) is selecting interested indigenous young adults for seasonal work. Gain experience, training, and certifications in trail building, chainsaw operation, historic preservation, and more. No experience necessary. Visit for more information.

Visit and click "Join" or call Robert Mariano at (505) 252-1005

Fresquez Companies Cashiers & crew members, prep-cooks, and cooks.

Visit to view all of our available positions and apply!

A PNG of Tools and Innovation icon. Learn from the Experts

Drug Testing 101 - Recording

This presentation will cover any questions you may have regarding drug testing requirements. Presented by the City of Albuquerque

Drug Testing 101

Professionalism 101 - Recording

Learn the first steps to take in being a true professional, from dress to language to social media. Presented by the City of Albuquerque

Professionalism 101

Career Exploration - Recording

Learn to use workforce solutions career exploration tools to guide you on your career path. Presented by the NM Dept. of Workforce Solutions

Career Exploration

Financial Literacy - Recording

Information on how to setup a bank account and what to do with your first paycheck. Presented by First Financial Credit Union

Financial Literacy

A PNG of Book Icon. ADA & EEO

The City of Albuquerque is an equal employment opportunity employer. The City of Albuquerque complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and offers reasonable accommodations in the employment and application process to qualified individuals with disabilities. To RSVP for an ASL Interpreter or request a reasonable accommodation at the Job Fair, please contact the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department by calling (505) 768-3749 or sending an email to [email protected].

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For any questions, please send us an email.

Email Youth Connect

WiFi Access

For options to connect to free WiFi throughout the City of Albuquerque, click below. You can also watch videos on how to connect to the free WiFi hotspots in English, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, & Vietnamese.

Free Outdoor WiFi How-to Connect in Multiple Languages

A recreation leader standing in front of the Heights Community Center