Job seekers in Union County are invited to attend the upcoming Diversity and Inclusion Job Fair in honor of Black History Month beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22 at the Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue in Plainfield. Leading employers in Union County will be participating, including Wakefern, RWJ Trinitas and more.
The event is a partnership between the Union County Board of County Commissioners, the Plainfield Public Library, the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey and the American Job Center.
“By reaching out to our business community during Black History Month with the Diversity and Inclusion Job Fair, we hope to break down some of the barriers to employment and create new opportunities for our residents to reach their full potential,” said Union County Commissioner Board Sergio Granados, who is Commissioner Board Liaison to the Union County Workforce Development Board.
Attendance is free of charge but pre-registration is required online at ucnj.org/job-fair.
Attendees should dress for interviews and bring their resume.
Employers will have representatives on site to speak with attendees. Participating employers include the following companies, and more:
- COACH USA
- RWJ Trinitas
- Clean Harbors
- On-Time Ambulance
Employers who are interested registering to participate in the job fair can email Carolina Marin, Union County American Job Center Senior Manager Business Development at Astrid.email@example.com.
The Union County American Job Center is a division of the Union County Department of Human Services, providing in-person career services. Counselors on staff work with job seekers to identify their interests, assess their skills and abilities, and advise them on in-demand jobs and potential training opportunities. The Union County American Job Center also organizes recruiting events and workshops on resume writing, interviewing skills, and more.
To learn more about employment services offered by the Union County American Job Center, visit ucajc.org and use the “Job Seekers” link. Searchable job-finding tools are also available at the “Search Jobs” and “Find a Job” links.
An orientation video about the services provided by Union County American Job Center is available on the Union County website at ucnj.org/dhs/workforce-development.
To contact the American Job Center by phone, call the Elizabeth office at 908-558-8000, or call the Plainfield office at 908-757-9090.
For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.
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