Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Pitching in for Kids, and the Red Sox Foundation Launch Jobs for Kids 2014
Faneuil Hall Marketplace announced today it will be hosting a Job Fair this Saturday, March 29th from 10:00am to noon in the Upper Rotunda of the Quincy Market building. Pitching in for Kids and Faneuil Hall Marketplace are partnering with the Red Sox Foundation’s Red Sox Scholars and RBI program to launch “Jobs For Kids 2014.” Participating Faneuil Hall restaurants, retailers and food colonnade merchants will be interviewing Red Sox Scholars Students as candidates for summer jobs.
“Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Pitching in for Kids are eager to partner with the Red Sox Foundation to present Jobs for Kids 2014,” said Carol Troxell, President of Faneuil Hall Merchants Association and founder of Pitching In for Kids. “This is a great opportunity for young adults to interview for summer jobs at the Marketplace. The Jobs Fair gives kids the chance to experience working in a fun environment while also gaining the knowledge and skills of working in a business.”
The Job Fair will be held in the Upper Rotunda in Quincy Market. Participating businesses include Dick’s Last Resort, Belt Stop/ Sofia Rosso, SeaBoston USA/ Campus Gear, Boston Pretzel, Best of Boston/ Lucy’s League/ Destination Boston, Regina Pizzeria, Fisherman’s Net, Boston Chowda Co., West End Strollers, Sprinkles Ice Cream and Fudge Shoppe, Kilvert & Forbes Bakery, Maggie’s Sweets, Quincy’s Place and Grasshopper Sweets & Creamery.
The Jobs For Kids program awards summer jobs to deserving candidates in the local community. The mission is for “local businesses to provide local kids” with the opportunity to develop their skills and gain experience in the workforce while earning wages over the summer months.
About Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Faneuil Hall Marketplace is one of the nation’s premiere retail destinations combining a rich history with innovative retail concepts. The cobblestone streets are lined with famous restaurants, ethnic food stalls and a wide variety of stores. Renowned for outdoor entertainment, Faneuil Hall has hosted many events and performances from acrobats and magicians to musicians and more. This one-of-a-kind marketplace has something for everyone and promises a memorable experience every time.
About Pitching in for Kids, Inc.
Pitching in for Kids, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing specifically earmarked grants designed to improve the lives of children across the New England region through sports related fundraising events and programs.