Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake to host career fair, hiring events and resource fair

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Career fair celebrates the power of work during Goodwill Industries Week

Baltimore, Md. – May 1, 2015 – Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake announced today it will host a job fair at its headquarters in Baltimore on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. as part of its Goodwill Industries Week celebration.

Every year during the first full week of May, Goodwill agencies across the United States and Canada celebrate the power of work through local hiring events. As part of its mission of providing job training and placement services, Goodwill is hosting the career fair to help local residents find employment.

Employers scheduled to attend include: The Class Produce Group, Tallgrass Talent Group, Youth Advocate Programs, Inc., Davco Restaurants, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Crown Cork and Seal Food Packaging, Kennedy Krieger Institute, The Senior Life Insurance Company, Abacus, NCIA, Melwood, Baltimore City Fire Academy, Symphony Placements and Maryland Department of the Environment.

Registration for the career fair is free. For more information, contact Debra Nelson at 410-837-1800 ext. 143 or dnelson@goodwillches.org.

What: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Career Fair
Where: 222 East Redwood Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
When: Wednesday, May 6, 2015; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

In addition to the career fair, Goodwill will also host hiring events with multiple employers in the area on May 4, 11, 13 and 21. Hiring events are held at Goodwill’s main career center (222 East Redwood Street) and participants must register to attend by contacting Marlon White at white@goodwillches.org or 410-837-1800 ext. 168.

A community resource fair will be held on Wednesday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Goodwill’s Redwood Street headquarters. More than 13 community vendors will help connect individuals to the resources to meet basic needs. For more information, contact Natasha Douglas at ndouglas@goodwillches.org or 410-837-1800 ext. 150.

About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. provides job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities. Last year, Goodwill placed 2,506 individuals into jobs. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods helps fund these programs. For more information about Goodwill, visit www.goodwillches.org.

Source: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.

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