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Job fair coming April 13th to help teens find work

DAVENPORT -- Teens may have a new opportunity to find work in the Quad Cities.

Mayor Frank Klipsch announced on Monday, March 20, that the City of Davenport and Iowa Works are partnering up to host a job fair for teens in the area.

Klipsch said the job fair will strengthen the Quad Cities community and teach independence and life skills. Klipsch talked about the job fair live on WQAD News 8's Good Morning Quad Cities Monday, April 10.

"They biggest message for this job fair is to let kids in our community know that we care enough about them that we're going to help them find a job," Mayor Klipsch said.

The job fair will be held at the RiverCenter on April 13 from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Attendees should come dressed for success and ready to fill out applications.

Employers in retail, food services, parks and recreation, hospitality and technical trade jobs will be looking to hire at the teen job fair.