Employment fair in Springfield offers potential job opportunities


ob seekers, mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 20 as the River Valley Workforce Investment Board hosts the 4th annual Employment Fair at the Riverside Middle School, 16 Fairground Road in Springfield.
The fair will be open to students only from 1 to 2 p.m. and to the general pubic from 2 to 5 p.m. Bring your resume and be prepared to meet multiple employers with many opportunities. There will be several staffing agencies there representing a large sector of employers in the region, including CoWorx who hires for Whelen Engineering, TPI, Westaff.  Also in attendance will be: C&S Wholesale Grocers, Black River Produce, Springfield Medical Care Systems, ADA Traffic Control, Springfield Health and Rehab and more.
The fair is a joint effort of the River Valley Workforce Investment Board, the Vermont Department of Labor, Creative Workforce Solutions, Springfield Regional Development Corp. and the River Valley Technical Center. Other sponsors include C&S Wholesale Grocers and Vermont Student Assistance Corp. The event is aimed at connecting local job seekers with seasonal and permanent jobs in the area and to showcase resources and training programs that will help them attain employment.

The WIB’s mission is to link business and education communities to bridge the gap between the workforce of today and the one we need tomorrow.  WIB serves Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish, Chester, Grafton, Landgrove, Londonderry, Ludlow, Plymouth, Reading, Rockingham, Springfield, Weathersfield, West Windsor, Weston, Windsor, Windham and surrounding communities.

There is no fee for job seekers to participate in the fair.

Employers or resource organizations interested in participating in the fair should contact the Employment Fair coordinator, Suzanne Groenewold at 802-885-8310 or at sgroenewold@rvt.org.

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