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Job Fair Has Leads For Summer Work

Need some cash? Get a job!

Here’s a great place to find one: the Fourth Annual Parks and Recreation Job Fair on Saturday in the Riverfront Park Pavilion Lobby (near the IMAX Theatre) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hosted by Riverfront Park, the Job Fair provides information on 400-plus spring and summer job openings for park maintenance, ride attendants, grill cooks, guest service attendants, ticket concession cashiers, aquatics and many more positions.

During spring months, employees work 15 to 20 hours per week; for summer, it’s 30 to 40 hours per week. Salaries are minimum wage and up.

The Park Department staff will be available to answer employment questions and distribute applications. All applicants must be 16 or older.

If you are unable to attend the job fair, applications are available seven days a week at Riverfront Park in the IMAX Theatre lobby during normal business hours.

For more info call the employment hotline: 625-6673.

Last chance: Are you a girl interested in math or science? It’s your last chance to sign up for the “Expanding Your Horizons” Math and Science Careers Conference on March 22. The deadline is March 4.

This event offers sixth through 12th grade girls, parents and educators the opportunity to meet professional women in a huge variety of careers and participate in hands-on demonstrations related to those careers.

Contact your school counselor or call 245-3518 for information or answers to your questions.

Board alert: A second public meeting to review design plans for the proposed skate park under Interstate 90 at McClellan and Fourth streets is 7 p.m. Thursday in council chambers at Spokane City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

You’re invited to provide input during this final design phase.

Cultural opportunities: The AYUSA International Study Abroad Scholarship program is accepting applications from students who want to study in Italy or Brazil.

Chosen students live with a host family and attend a public high school in the country of their choice. You become an ambassador of the United States while the program covers your expenses.

There’s also an opportunity for U.S. families to host an international student. For a listing of other scholarship countries and an application, call AYUSA International at 800-727-4540, ext. 503 or 505. All applications for Italy or Brazil must be postmarked by March 15.

If you don’t want to make the trek yourself, but are interested in life outside America, consider hosting a high school foreign exchange student from Russia, Japan, Brazil, Germany or other European countries.

Worldwide International Student Exchange (WISE) is seeking host families for the 97-98 school year (1 or 2 semesters). The students, ages 15-18, speak English and bring their own spending money and medical insurance. All types of families are needed.

For more info, contact Marcia Dorwin at 926-1883, or the WISE office at 800-264-0948.

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