Goodwill Industries to host Job Fair for seniors

Clark County hiring managers who are looking to hire 50-and-older job seekers will be on hand

VANCOUVER — Clark County hiring managers who are looking to hire job seekers in the 50-and-older age group will be on hand at a Job Fair hosted by Goodwill Industries next week.

Clark County hiring managers who are looking to hire job seekers in the 50-and-older age group will be on hand at a Job Fair hosted by Goodwill Industries next week. Photo courtesy of Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette
Clark County hiring managers who are looking to hire job seekers in the 50-and-older age group will be on hand at a Job Fair hosted by Goodwill Industries next week. Photo courtesy of Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette

The event will take place on Wed., May 8, from noon-3:30 p.m. at Adventist Community Church, located at 9711 SE St. John Road, in Vancouver. Those interested in attending are encouraged to sign up via email: Lkimberlin@gicw.org or by calling (360) 695-1923. For those who haven’t pre-registered, registration at the event begins at 11:30 a.m.

In addition to the Job Fair, the event will include workshops on how to interview with a millennium and how to update your resume.

In two prior events in Vancouver last spring and summer, nearly 200 people attended.

Those seeking opportunities to supplement their income with full- or part-time employment can brush up on their job search skills with quick, focused 30-minute workshops like Modernizing your Resume and How to interview with a Millennial. The Job Fair and workshops are free.

The following list of job categories represent local industry and employers who will be present May 8:

•  Sales

•  Retail

•  Warehouse

•  Labor

•  Custodial

•  Healthcare

•  Production

•  Admin/Office

•  Accounting/ Bookkeeping

•  Manufacturing

•  Management

•  Transportation

For more information, visit goodwilljobconnection.org or meetgoodwill.org.

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