C.L.I.M.B. Job Fair 4/28/17

Climb Initiative &Maximus Spring Job Fair 2016

For Immediate Release

March 20, 2017

C.L.I.M.B., Seedco, Waffle House, Fresh Touch Publicity, and Olympic Career Training Institute to host Spring Job Fair

Friday, April 28, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Riverside Missionary Baptist Church – O.D. White Family Life Center
3560 South Third Street
Memphis, TN 38109

Memphis, TN- C.L.I.M.B.(Creating Lifetime Independence Moving Barriers) of Riverside Missionary Baptist Church along with Seedco, Waffle House, Fresh Touch Publicity, and Olympic Career Training Institute will host a spring job fair, Friday, April 28, 2017 from 9:00AM to 2:00PM at Riverside Missionary Baptist Church, O.D. White Family Life Center located at 3560 South Third Street, Memphis, TN 38109.

C.L.I.M.B hosted two job fairs last year with 85 employers and 1000+ job seekers combined.  This year’s job fair is a collaborative effort among various community partners to continue to respond to the employment needs of the community. The spring job fair is designed to help job seekers find jobs, change careers, or explore employment options.

This free event is open to the public and will feature nearly 50 employers seeking talented candidates in numerous industries such as retail, call center, warehouse, and healthcare.  Attendees should bring a current resume, dress professionally, and be prepared to network with area employers.

“This event is designed to help local communities fill workforce gaps in various fields. Our goal is connecting hundreds of individuals with prospective employers. In 2016, the job fairs were able to help 200+ job seekers obtain jobs. We’re proud to help our local communities grow and thrive by connecting job-seekers with open positions” said C.L.I.M.B. program coordinator and co-founder, Amber Covington.

Companies such as FedEx Express, Homecare By Wesley, Verizon Wireless, Regions, Aerotek, Methodist Healthcare, and many more employers will be in attendance covering various career fields. A full list of employers will be released by Monday, April 17, 2017.

C.L.I.M.B will host various workshops in March and April to prepare job seekers for the job fair. A “Reinvent Your Resume” workshop is planned for March 23 and a professional dress event is scheduled for April 20, both from 6PM-8PM at Riverside Missionary Baptist Church in the O.D. White Family Life Center.  Contact community@riversidembc.org or 901-290-8620 for more information.

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