Local businesses and organizations are gearing up to recruit new staff members at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Career Fair on Wednesday, October 30th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Job seekers can fine-tune their interview skills, attend multiple workshops and discuss job openings with area employers.  Attendees are encouraged to enter a raffle to win a $250 Shop Rite gift card.  Representatives from local businesses, organizations and educational institutions will be on hand to promote job openings and scholastic opportunities.  Workshops about resume-writing, interview skills and the job search process will round out the event.  The Career Fair is free and open to the public; no registration is required.  Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.

 

“We encourage anyone who is interested in advancing their career to attend Project Self-Sufficiency’s Career Fair,” explained Project Self-Sufficiency Executive Director Deborah Berry-Toon.  “Job seekers can get immediate feedback on their resume and interview skills in addition to learning about job openings and options for furthering their education.  These tips they receive will help them gain the confidence they need to pursue a successful job search.”

 

Employers and educational institutions who will be promoting opportunities include Abilities; Action Group Staffing Services; All Ways Caring Home Care; Avtech Technology, Inc.; Barn Hill Care Center; Capitol Care; Center for Humanistic Change of New Jersey; Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health; DeVry University; Element Farms; Express Employment Professionals; Health Care Services Group; Home Depot; iHeartMedia; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local #102JATC; Mary Kay; Morris Sussex Warren Employment & Training Services; Mountain Creek Resort; National Winter Activity Center; Primerica Financial Services; Project Self-Sufficiency; Selective Insurance Company of America; Shop Rite; St. Clare’s Hospital; Sussex County Community College; The MENTOR Network; The Rose House; TransOptions; Valley View Care Center; Veolia North America; the United States Census Bureau; and others.

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Project Self-Sufficiency has assisted low-income families residing in northwestern New Jersey for more than 30 years.  The agency’s mission is to provide a broad spectrum of holistic, respectful, and comprehensive services enabling low-income single parents, teen parents, two-parent families, and displaced homemakers to improve their lives and the lives of their children through the achievement of personal and economic self-sufficiency and family stability.  Since 1986 Project Self-Sufficiency has served more than 25,000 families. 

 

Those who attend the Career Fair will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a $250 Shop Rite gift card.  For more information about the free Career Fair, or to find out more about the programs and services offered by Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500, or visit www.projectselfsufficiency.org.