Are you looking for work or considering a career change? The CK Works! Community Job Fair (on Tuesday, October 1, 2019) has many local opportunities available to you.

The newly expanded job fair will be held in the Freedom Centre at the John D. Bradley Centre and will run from 2:00pm-7:00pm on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

Currently there are 40 Chatham-Kent employers that are registered for this event and approximately 470 available work opportunities in a variety of sectors, including: Food Service, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Educational Services, Agriculture, Information Technology, Finance, Human Services and more. Available positions include a variety of skill and experience levels (including entry-level, specialized and experienced roles).

Organizers are accepting registrations for employers looking to hire. Employers are able to register through the Survey Monkey site (Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CKWJF19) until September 20, 2019.

“This is our third year presenting the CK Works! Community Job Fair. The event has grown significantly each year. In the past two years we have hosted a total of 81 employers hiring for over 900 positions, and have welcomed 1127 job seekers to the event!” says CKWPB Project Manager, Kristy Jacobs. “There are a wide variety of jobs represented, from entry level right up to professional and technical roles. If you are thinking about work, looking to get back to work, or to further your career, the CK Works! Community Job Fair is a great place to start!”

The job fair will also feature an expanded “Job Seekers” section which will include community supports for job seekers, a quiet place to complete applications, and the returning ‘Check Yourself Station’.

Job seekers are encouraged to register for this free event through the Eventbrite Platform (Link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ck-works-community-job-fair-2019-tickets-64369300310).

Registering for this event will automatically give job seekers the opportunity to see the final list of employers and positions available before the general public.

The CK Works! Community Job Fair is brought to you with support from the Employment Resource Centre, Community Living Chatham, Community Living Wallaceburg, the Canadian Mental Health Association, Lambton-Kent District School Board, St. Clair Catholic District School Board, Goodwill Career Centre, Employment and Social Services, Economic Development, Resident Attraction and Retention, the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, St. Clair College and St. Clair College Employment Centre.

CKWPB is committed to ongoing research to enhance local labour market planning in the Chatham-Kent region. To learn more about the Chatham-Kent Workforce Planning Board and its activities in Chatham-Kent, please visit our website at ckworkforcedev.com.