SOMERSET, NJ - The U.S. Census Bureau is looking to fill part-time positions for the 2020 Census count, and there will be several free in-person recruitment events planned in the upcoming weeks that Central Jersey residents are invited to attend.

The first event dubbed Winterfest 2020, is planned for Jan. 18 at Franklin Middle School - Hamilton Street Campus (415 Francis Street), from 11 am to 2 pm.

Winterfest 2020 will feature information on available jobs and the requirements and duties of each position.

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Winterfefst 2020 will also feature, food, children’s entertainment, lots of games and a Census Experience. For more information, call the Somerset County Community Development Office at 908-541-5756.

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Dates and details of other events can be found below:

  • At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, the Somerset County One-Stop will host a recruitment event at 75 Veterans Memorial Drive East in Somerville; for more details, email
  • At 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22, the Hunterdon County One Stop will host another recruitment event at 6 Gauntt Place in Flemington; for more details, email For more information on recruiting events, career workshops and other workforce-related programs in Hunterdon and Somerset counties text “OneStop” to 56512.
  • The Middlesex County One-Stop Career Center at 550 Jersey Ave. in New Brunswick, will host census taker recruitment events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, Thursday, Jan. 23, and Monday, Jan. 27. For more information, text “workforce” to 56512.

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