Cambridge, ON - With Waterloo Region’s 6.7 percent unemployment rate bettering the provincial rate, Lutherwood is hosting a Job Fair to help connect between 250-500 job seekers with 20 local employers that are hiring.
Get Hired! Job Fair
Monday, October 17, 2011
Cambridge City Hall, Bowman Room
1:00 - 4:00 pm
“With our strengthening local economy, there are employers in Waterloo Region that are hiring,” said Rebecca Roy, Assistant Director Employment Services. “Our job fair will give job seekers an opportunity to find out what kinds of jobs are opening up, meet employers who are actually hiring and learn about free employment services that can help them secure work.”
Local employers planning to attend include: Grand River Hospital, Teledyne Dalsa, Centra Industries, Fed Ex Ground, Waterloo Regional Police Services, Faithlife Financial, Canadian Red Cross, Sunlife Financial, Dana Canada Corp., Arizona Pizza and Subs, Public Outreach, Alliance of Ontario Food Processors, Home Instead, Family Care Nanny, Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre, McCordick Glove and Safety, Boehmer Box and Boston Pizza.
Media are invited to attend to interview job seekers, employers and Lutherwood’s employment experts.
Lutherwood offers employment programs and services to help job seekers, including pre-employment preparation, job development assistance, access to training opportunities and government incentives for employers.
Lutherwood is a not-for-profit organization that supports youth with mental health issues, workers looking for employment, people at risk of being homeless and families in need of counselling. Its services are accessed by more than 20,000 people annually in Waterloo Region and Wellington County.
For more information, please contact Marguerite Jacobson, Employment Consultant, 519-743-2460 ext. 255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Immigrants can have issues with languages, workplace cultures, and a lack of a network of people. Lutherwood listened to me and offered great advice. Local employers should consider hiring recent immigrants as we have so much to offer and are looking for a chance to prove ourselves."