Looking for summer workers? Businesses can register for space at April job fair

Employers looking to attract young workers can register for a table at the 2017 JobFest.

The youth job fair, sponsored by WorkForce Central, is geared toward workers ages 16-24. Businesses seeking summer workers as well as those looking to train new prospects can secure a space for their company at the event.

Space for businesses is free, but sponsors can get additional exposure, according to a news release from WorkForce Central.

JobFest is April 19 at the Tacoma STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St. The venue is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., which includes time for set up and break down, with job seekers arriving at noon.

To register your business for the event, log on to Those interested in sponsoring the event can call Abigail Taft at 253-284-8807 or register at The sponsorship deadline is Friday.

Kate Martin: 253-597-8542, @KateReports