News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


PRESS RELEASE 04/07/2010
Subject :

Palo Alto City Library Presents Summer Employment & Volunteer Workshop for Teens
Contact : Maya Spector    650-463-4961

Palo Alto, CA – Are you thinking about finding a job during the summer break, or are you interested in summer volunteer opportunities? If you are a teen entering grades 6-12 and the answer is ‘yes,’ then you should plan to attend "Help Wanted: TEENS," the Library’s free summer employment and volunteer workshop. Our panel of experts will guide you through the search process including job search strategies, the application process, building a resume, the job interview, employer expectations and volunteer opportunities.

When:  Wednesday, April 28, 2010, from 3:45-5:15 p.m.
Where:  Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Road

"Our speakers will include experts in the field of job searching and volunteering," said Laurie Hastings, Teen Services Librarian. Speakers include Bonnie Goodman, career counselor; Heather Shupe, City of Palo Alto Human Resources Administrator; and a representative from Youth Community Service. This workshop is intended to give teens an edge in their search for summer employment or volunteer opportunities.

Pre-registration is required. To sign up, use the Library Calendar of Events found at