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30 Positions Open for Counselors and Support Staff

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the Union County Workforce Innovation Business Center is hosting a recruitment event for the Elizabeth-based organization Community Access Unlimited. The non-profit is seeking to fill 30 full and part time positions for overnight counselors, assistant support counselors and support workers.

“The WIB Center has exceled at matching qualified job seekers with employers, and we are looking forward to another successful partnership,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen. “If you are an employer, I encourage you to get in touch with the WIB Center and let our experienced staff help you find the right people for the right jobs.”

The recruitment event will be held on Tuesday, November 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Workforce Innovation Business Center, at the Mills at Jersey Gardens, 651 Kapkowski Road in Elizabeth.  

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“The WIB Center began offering expanded services barely two years ago, and since then it has created more than 2,000 new job opportunities,” said Freeholder Vice Chairman Sergio Granados, who is the Freeholder liaison to the Union County Workforce Development Board. “Our goal for the future is to create even more public-private partnerships and continue to build new opportunities for Union County residents and businesses.”

All positions available through the CAU recruitment event require a valid basic driver’s license, a car for work purposes and a high school diploma or GED.

Pre-registration for the event is required. To register, prospective attendees must email their resume to baptiste@ucc.edu and state which position they are applying for. Attendees must also call Susan at 908-355-4444 to reserve a spot (se habla español).

The WIB Center is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with the Union County Workforce Development Board, and Union County College.

For more information about the WIB Center visit ucnj.org/wib-center or call 908-355-4444.

For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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