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One Albuquerque: 2019 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 first annual One ABQ: Youth Job & Volunteer Fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

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

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

Who Should Attend?

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

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

The 2019 Youth Job & Volunteer Fair Flier

Which employers will be there?

  • Albuquerque Fire Rescue
  • Albuquerque Police Department
  • Cultural Services
  • Family & Community Services
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Senior Affairs
  • Solid Waste Management
  • New Mexico Workforce Solutions
  • Other employers in the Albuquerque area


The event will take place inside the Upper East side of the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Parking & Transportation

Free parking will be available to event attendees on the guest level of the underground Civic Plaza parking lot.

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 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday, February 2nd. During this time, youth can talk with potential employers about opportunities available in Albuquerque.

Breakout Sessions

Breakout sessions will also be available to discuss topics including:

  • Resume Building
  • Your Digital Footprint
  • Interview Skills
  • College Readiness
  • Dressing for Success
  • Presentation Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Drug Testing FAQ


RSVP for this event.