Gloucester County hosts annual job fair

On Thursday, Sept. 17 the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders will sponsor their annual Disability Employment Job Fair and Resource Event from 9 a.m. to noon at Rowan College of South Jersey 1400 Tanyard Rd., Sewell 08080.

All job seekers must register to attend by calling (856) 384-6963. Attendees should dress for success and bring copies of your resume. Please maintain social distancing and wear a mask while present at the fair.

Preceding the Employment Fair, free workshops have been recorded to assist with your job searching techniques. To view the videos, please visit www.gcwdb.org.

Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “The goal of the Disability Job Fair is to open more doors to employment opportunities for job seekers with disabilities.”

Freeholder Heather Simmons, Liaison to Economic Development said, “We are committed to providing resources and opportunities to individuals with disabilities so they can meet employers with job openings and gain more insight on what type of employment opportunities are available to them.”

Freeholder Jim Jefferson, Liaison to the Department of Health and Human Services said, “We encourage all potential employers to embrace diversity as they seek to fill positions by considering the talents of all workers, including those with disabilities.”

To date the following employers and support agencies will be on site at the Job Fair:

Confirmed Employers:

Amazon

First Student Bus Co.

Gloucester Terminals (Holt)

Goodwill Industries

Jack Williams Tire Co.

Liberty Coke

Liscio’s Italian Bakery

Lowes

ServPro

United Methodist Communities

Confirmed Support Agencies:

American Job Center

Abilities Solutions

Adult Center for Transition (ACT)

Census Self-Response Kiosk

Center for Independent Living

GC Division of Social Services

GC Clerk’s Office

GC Human & Disability Services

GC Library System

MidAlantic States Career & Education Ctr.

The Arc Gloucester

WDB

Additional staff will be onsite to assist job seekers to make sure they get the most out of the job fair experience.

If you have any questions, please visit www.gcwdb.org<http://www.gcwdb.org> or by calling (856) 384-6963.