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CareSource to hold job, resource fair this week

CareSource Life Services is holding a free resource and career fair this week at Central State University–Dayton Campus.

Employers will be meeting with job seekers and some will be holding on-site interviews.

CareSource and other community groups will also have free health screenings, legal consultations, resources for families of addicts, help in learning about substance abuse treatment and more.

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CareSource’s JobConnect will offer life coaching, job readiness training and resume assistance on-site.

“We encourage people to come as they are, because we have employers who are ready to hire you,” said Jesse Reed, director of JobConnect. “We hope attendees will also benefit from the community resources on-site, because we know from experience that overcoming certain barriers helps people find a job and be successful.”

Community organizations offering services include Families of Addicts, Miami Valley Works, the Potter’s House International Ministries, Sinclair Community College, Public Health ¬– Dayton & Montgomery County, ADAMHS (Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health) board and more. The Foodbank will also have a mobile unit on-site giving away free produce.

Attendees should bring copies of their resume. Some employers will be conducting on-site interviews.

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The fair will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Central State University–Dayton Campus, 840 Germantown St.

Some of the employers who will be on-site include:

• Academy Health Services, Inc.

• Barry Staff, Inc.

• CareSource

• Caterpillar, Inc.

• City G.E.A.R.

• Economy Linen and Towel Services

• Express Employment Professionals

• Fuyao Glass America

• Liberty Home Health Care

• Meijer Distribution

• Mini University, Inc.

• Payless ShoeSource Distribution Center

For more information about the career fair and other events call 1(844) 543-7378 or email LifeServices@caresource.com.

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