Spring is the perfect time to look for a job and Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania will hold a Job and Resource fair on Pittsburgh’s Northside to assist individuals make their next move.  

The fair will be held on Wednesday, May 8, from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Pittsburgh’s North Side Nova Place100 S. Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, in the corridor outside CoLab18. The location can be accessed via PAT Bus lines 13 and 16, and paid parking is also available. 

Job seekers can meet with employers from a variety of industries, attend career development workshops, and connect with community service providers.  Job seekers are encouraged to bring their resumes and dress to impress potential employers.  They can also attend a pre-workshop at 1:00 p.m. - “How to Get the Most Out of a Career Expo” – to learn how to network with employers and talk about their skills.

Walk-ins for the Job and Resource fair are encouraged. Registration for the pre-conference workshop is required at: www.goodwillswpa.org/jobfair2019

Employers scheduled to attend include:

  • Amazon                                                                     
  • Beemac Logistics
  • Busy Beaver Building Centers                                  
  • ChildCare Careers
  • Department of Veteran Affairs                                
  • Giant Eagle, Inc.
  • Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania                 
  • HCR Manorcare
  • Kennywood                                                               
  • Lingo Staffing
  • McConway & Torley LLC                                           
  • Passavant Memorial Homes Family of Services
  • PNC Financial Services                                              
  • Presbyterian SeniorCare Network
  • Servicemaster of Greater Pittsburgh                       
  • Speedway                                                      
  • The Omni William Penn Hotel                                 
  • The Westin Pittsburgh                                  
  • UPMC


Service providers scheduled to attend include:

  • Bidwell Training Center                                            
  • Community College of Allegheny County
  • Dress for Success Pittsburgh                                    
  • East End Cooperative Ministry                        
  • Energy Innovation Center                                        
  • Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
  • New Century Careers                                                
  • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)
  • Persad Center Inc.                                         

 

“This is a great opportunity for anyone who is looking for work,” said Ella Holsinger, Goodwill’s Vice President of Human Services. “We invite individuals to come to the Job and Resource Fair to talk to prospective employers and learn more about various jobs available in our community.”  

 

The Job and Resource Fair is made possible through the cooperation of the City of Pittsburgh’s Northside Neighborhood Employment Center (located at Northside Common Ministries), CoLab18, One Northside, and Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

 

CONTACT:         David J. Tobiczyk, Vice President, Marketing & Development
412-632-1942 or david.tobiczyk@goodwillswpa.org

 

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