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Youth Career Expo 2017 - Volunteers for Reality Fair

  • Job Fair Bot
  • Hampton, VA
  • Jan 04, 2018
Multi-Employer General Business

Event Description

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BAYPORT "REALITY FAIR" AT THE 10TH ANNUAL YOUTH CAREER EXPO The Peninsula Council for Workforce Development in partnership with the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and the Six School Divisions of the Greater Peninsula will host the 2018 Youth Career Expo on: DATE: Thursday, March 29, 2018 TIME: 8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. (Reality Fair Volunteers 8:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.) PLACE: Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, Virginia The purpose of the Expo is to provide youth, ages 16 -19 with an opportunity to talk with vendors from public, private and governmental sectors to gain exposure to types of positions within the Greater Peninsula area. Additionally, the Expo provides an opportunity for the youth to participate in mock interviews and a financial literacy game called the "Reality Fair." Volunteers are being recruited for the Bayport "Reality Fair" and must be able to stay all day. BAYPORT Reality Fair: Students will be assigned a"life profile" which includes their profession, salary, marital status, and whether or not they have children. When they enter the Reality Fair and show their "life profile"they then move from table to table selecting a home, car, and furnishings, as well as budgeting for groceries, clothing and personal hygiene, and of course, daycare! Two VOLUNTEERS will man each of the tables and assist the students in making choices based on their life circumstances.The goal is to have enough money to pay expenses while still having money to save and invest. It'sa FUN and INTERACTIVE way to practice "real life" and get exposed to financial literacy concepts! COFFEE AND DANISH WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE MORNING - LUNCH TICKETS WILL BE PROVIDED TO VOLUNTEERS

Event Date

Mar 29, 2018