Calling all Young Job Seekers! PA CareerLink® Delaware County to Host Youth Job Fair at Ridley Area YMCA

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Released: April 21, 2023

The PA CareerLink® Delaware County, in partnership with Delaware County’s Office of Workforce Development, is hosting a youth job fair on Thursday April 27, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Ridley Area YMCA, located at 900 South Avenue, in Secane, PA.

The job fair will feature close to 40 businesses located in Delaware County and the surrounding area looking to fill hundreds of summer jobs, internships, and first job opportunities. Young job seekers will have the opportunity to meet with Human Resources professionals from small and large companies.

Representatives from manufacturing, the hospitality industry, retirement communities, financial services, and healthcare will be in attendance.


Job seekers are to dress professionally and to bring copies of their resume. On-site interviews and hiring may occur for some positions. Job seekers can also visit the Job Readiness & Resource Table for information on obtaining PA Minor Work Permits, helpful resume advice, as well as general job search and interview tips.


Additional employers continue to be added. Employers interested in registering can email Tanya Harris at There are no fees to participate; employers will be provided with one table and two chairs.


There are currently 32 business registered for the job fair, with nearly a dozen more expected to confirm attendance in the coming week. Employers include:

1-800-Got-Junk?®, All About Children Child Care, American Wood Design, Bayada (Media Office), Burlington Coat Factory, Carrabba’s, Chester Community Charter, ChildCare Careers, Choice Linens, Center for Academic Support & Student Enrichment, Drexelbrook, EDSI, Galantino , Giant Food Stores, Good Samaritan Health Care, Granny’s Helping Hands, Great Valley Pool Service, Harrah's, Independence National Park, Journey Life Insurance, Kelly Education, Kind Hearts Home Care, Liberty Coca-Cola, Marquis Health Consulting Services, School District of Philadelphia, Sesame Place, Swarthmore College, U.S. Air Force, Upper Darby School District, United Parcel Service, the U.S. Army, and the YMCA.

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