Network Your Way to a New Career! DuPagePads first annual Career Fair will be held Friday, June 10, 2016 at 703 West Liberty in Wheaton from 10:00am-2:00pm. Admission is free and open to the public. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with representatives from 12 local employers from a variety of fields including healthcare, manufacturing, security, tech support and more.
The agency’s Career Employment Solutions program, and its network of 74 employer partners, are integral to assisting participants obtain economic sustainability.
“No longer are we helping people find any short-term job; we are now matching our participants with careers that have upward growth and the ability to earn a living wage. This Career Fair is an exciting new format to introduce motivated community members to highly respected, local employers,” says Carol Simler, DuPagePads President & CEO.
The registered employers that will be present include: UPS, Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC), Georgia Pacific, Grove Dental Associates, Xerox, G4S Around the World, WorkNet DuPage, Cintas, Image First, The Home Depot, Swap.com and Lexington Health Network.
“We are thrilled to have the support of our community partners for this inaugural event, which we believe will be mutually beneficial to both job seekers and employers,” says Lutisha Jefferson, DuPagePads Career Employment Solutions Director.
Any community member looking for a new career is welcome. Attendees are recommended to dress to impress and bring along copies of their updated resume.
Recognizing 30 years of service, DuPagePads is the largest provider of services to those who are homeless in DuPage County. DuPagePads’ solution to ending homelessness is housing, coupled with support services and employment to restore hope and transform lives. The administration office is located at 601 West Liberty, Wheaton, IL 60187. Additional information can be obtained by contacting DuPagePads at 630.682.3846 or at www.dupagepads.org.