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posted: 2/13/2013 2:19 PM

St. Charles parks teen job fair Feb. 18

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Submitted by St. Charles Park District

The St. Charles Park District's annual Teen Job Fair will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18 in the Pottawatomie Community Center gym, 8 North Ave.

This is for youth, age 16 to 24, who are looking for summer employment, and want to gain experience through a job in a field that interests them. Come prepared to ask and answer questions and, remember, you never get a second chance to make a first impression.

Participating businesses include Heinz Brothers Greenhouse Garden Center, Fox Valley Special Recreation Association, Midwest Groundcovers, Eagle Engraving, Batavia Park District, Giordano's St. Charles, Film Comm/TV Access, Colonial Café & Ice Cream, Primerica, Clark Oaks Continuing Care Retirement Community, Avon, Lowes, Empire Consulting and more to come.

The St. Charles Park District offers a variety of part-time and seasonal positions year-round. The district seeks individuals who are friendly, hardworking and dedicated to doing a good job. Applicants must be age 16 years or older to be considered for a position. To work in park maintenance or as a natural areas restoration assistant, the age requirement is 18 years or older. If you have any questions about the application process, call (630) 584-1055.

Application forms can be picked up at the Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Ave.; the Baker Community Center, 101 S. Second St.; or online at

Job opportunities include camp counselors, lifeguards, concession workers, recreation program instructors, scorekeepers, umpires, cashiers, natural area restoration assistants, park laborers, construction assistants, flower attendants, lawn care assistants, park guides, boat launch attendants and security positions.

This event is offered in cooperation with the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce. For details, call (630) 513-4330.