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Youth Employment summit scheduled for March 19

The Columbian
Published: February 15, 2019, 5:14pm

The Youth Employment Summit is set for March 19 at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, offering companies the chance to connect with teenagers and other future employees.

Companies at the summit can also build awareness of their company and promote job opportunities. Participants, ages 16-24, can explore careers in our region’s high-growth, high-demand industries and find first jobs. Students from school districts and youth programs in Clark and Cowlitz counties will be attending.

Companies can participate, hire a student, host a table as well as be a sponsor. Companies can register for free at www.surveymonkey.com/r/YESRegistration.

For sponsorship opportunities and more information, contact Darcy Hoffman, Workforce Southwest Washington business services director; dhoffman@workforcesw.org; 360-608-4949.

Led by Workforce Southwest Washington, the summit is a collaboration of Partners in Careers, WorkSource, Columbia River Economic Development Council, Cowlitz Economic Development Council,Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce, SW WA Stem Network, nConnect, Lakeside Industries, LiUNA, Goodwill, Northwest Laborers-Employers Training Trust Fund and the District Council of Laborers.