2020 Career Development Conference: Mesa Convention Center, April 28, 2020

Each year, more than 800 students and community partners participate in the Jobs for Arizona’s Graduates Career Development Conference. Throughout the year, JAG students work to achieve academic, personal, leadership and career skills that will help them secure quality employment or pursue further education or training immediately after graduation. JAG participants from the 9th through 12th grades will be presenting their Programs of Work and celebrating a successful year.


CDC Volunteer Opportunities

JAG is seeking volunteers for the day of the Career Development Conference for the following:

  • Pre-Event Competition Judges – Volunteers are needed to judge competitions in the months leading up to the event. Most can be done remotely via email & phone.
  • Event Competition Judges – Volunteers are needed to judge individual and team based events during the morning of the conference.
  • Logistics Volunteers – Volunteers are needed throughout the day of the conference to help the event run smoothly.

Event Competition Judges and Logistics Volunteers must be available from 8:30am – 12pm on April 28th and are welcome to stay from 12pm – 2pm for the Celebration and Recognition Luncheon.

To Volunteer, please fill out the form below:

Questions? Contact us at 602-216-9503.

Table Sponsors

This year, JAG is recruiting business and community partners as Table Sponsors for the big event! Support JAG students’ participation in this great event and all year through your donations. If you are interested in sponsoring a table or volunteering at the CDC please contact Dianna Harrier at Dianna.harrier@jagaz.org.

JAG Table Sponsor ($1,000): Table sponsors will be joined at their tables by a group of JAG students who they have sponsored for the day. Please plan to attend the luncheon in order to interact with these JAG students and learn more about their experience in the program.

Table Sponsor Benefits:

  • Name and logo posted on sponsored table
  • 2 Reserved Seats at the CDC Luncheon, seated with sponsored JAG students
  • Name recognition in event program booklet
  • Name and logo recognition during the Luncheon presentation
  • Reserved Career and College Expo Table to promote your business
  • Priority consideration for CDC Workshop Presentations (Limited availability)
  • Increased social media impressions during the event on Sponsor’s social media sites