Seminars, raffles at Project Self-Sufficiency Career Fair

Thursday, Oct. 19, Mill Street in Newton


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Project Self-Sufficiency Career Center Coordinator Kyersten Geiger meets with an attendee during a previous Career Fair. Photo provided by Project Self-Sufficiency



NEWTON — Attendees who visit the Career Fair at Project Self-Sufficiency on Thursday, October 19th, will be entered to win a $250 Shop Rite gift card, and have the opportunity to fine-tune their interview skills and attend multiple workshops in addition to meeting with area employers. The Career Fair, open 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., is designed for job seekers, those who need assistance with job search techniques, and people who need help navigating their current workplace. Representatives from local businesses and educational institutions will be on hand to promote job openings and scholastic opportunities. A resume-writing workshop will be facilitated by career counselor and certified professional resume writer Julie Wyckoff. Interview skills workshops facilitated by Kimberly Burnett, former Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Selective Insurance, with the assistance of volunteers from Mars, Inc., will allow participants to practice interview techniques and obtain valuable feedback from seasoned professionals. 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.

“Project Self-Sufficiency’s Career Fair allows job seekers to get immediate feedback on their resume and interview skills, in addition to learning about job openings and options for furthering their education,” noted Project Self-Sufficiency Executive Director Deborah Berry-Toon. “Attendees can learn new skills and gain the confidence they need to pursue a successful job search.”

Employers and educational institutions who will be promoting opportunities include Abilities of Northwest Jersey; Adecco Employment Services; Center for Humanistic Change of NJ, Inc.; Compassionate Care Hospice; Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health; Express Employment Professionals; HMS Host; iHeartMedia; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 102 (IBEW); K.E.E.P; Krave Café & Caterer; Lowes; Manpower; Marshalls; The Mentor Network/ Rem NJ; Mountain Creek; Path StoneCorp. Senior Community Program; Picatinny Arsenal; NJ Courts Morris/ Sussex; Primerica Financial Services; Rite Aid Pharmacy; SCARC, Inc.; Securitas Security Services; Selective Insurance Company of America; Sutherland Packaging; Thomas & Betts; Thor Labs;

United Methodist Communities- Home Works; United Parcel Service; Visiting Angels; Wal-Mart; and others.

Project Self-Sufficiency is celebrating its thirtieth year of improving the lives of low-income families residing in northwestern New Jersey. 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 the $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 <URL destination="http://www.projectselfsufficiency.org. ">www.projectselfsufficiency.org.


Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

JCP&L partners with Crystal Springs Resort and New Jersey Audubon to enhance bee, butterfly and bird habitat
— Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has partnered with New Jersey Audubon to create new habitat for bees, butterflies...
Image Everly Brothers tribute at The Newton Theatre
The Newton Theatre presents The Everly Brothers Experience, featuring the Zmed Brothers, on...
Image Sparta police blotter
Hit and run driver arrested for DWI and warrant
On Oct. 16 at approximately 6:40 pm, Cpl. Dan Elig was dispatched to the area of Rt 15 north for a report of an erratic driver.
Image Custom ranch with character and charm
This spacious custom ranch in desirable Fox Hollow has character and charm inside and out. The open concept living room and dining room has a cathedral ceiling, wood floors and...

VIDEOS



Sign up to get our newsletter emailed to you every week!

  • Enter your email address in the box below.
  • Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to.
  • Click the 'SUBSCRIBE' button.



MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Sparta, NJ