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Job fair aims to get seniors connected to employers

 

Last updated 8/11/2021 at 9:49am



An upcoming job fair will focus on employment needs of the 55-and-over population.

Catholic Charities Hanifen Employment Center is holding its second post-COVID-19 job fair on Thursday, Aug. 19, from 2-4 p.m. at the Marian House Kitchen, 14 W. Bijou St., Colorado Springs.

While the fair is open to anyone, it will cater to the special needs of the adult 55-plus population, who are looking for opportunities to supplement their retirement savings. 

During the event, attendees can:

• meet with prospective employers

• register for a variety of job skills classes: computer skills (including keyboarding), life skills, resume writing, and interviewing help

• schedule appointments to get career counseling or help with creating a resume

Employers expected to attend include:  Service Source, Sodexo D-20 Food Service, Goodwill of Colorado, Apprentice Personnel, Luce Research, Garden of the Gods Resort, Nursing & Therapy Services, McDonald’s Restaurant, and Amazon Fulfillment Center.

COVID-19 precautions in place will include mandatory masks and social distancing.

The Hanifen Employment Center will continue to offer small, targeted job fairs to address the special needs of targeted populations.

More info: (719) 866-6285 or [email protected]

 

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