Woodland Job Fair - UC Davis Student Mentors Linking Underserved Youth With Resources

Jun 13, 2014, 19:44 ET from California Student Aid Commission

WOODLAND, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 16, 2014 from 11am to 3pm at the Yolo County One Stop Career Center (America's Job Center), 25 North Cottonwood Street, in Woodland, California Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) is working with the Workforce Development Collaborative to host a Job Fair and Success Camp. Visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/685229758202332/ for more information.

More than 45 employers and apprenticeship programs will be in attendance looking to network and hire employees for both full and part-time positions. The event also features a free resume review success camp, where participants can learn the best practices of resume writing and connect with professional employment counselors to: 1) enhance or create their resumes, 2) practice their personal "elevator pitches," and, 3) network with community & business leaders. Space is limited at the Success Camp. Interested jobseekers interested should RSVP by calling (530) 753-5308 or e-mailing andrew.truman@mail.house.gov.

The Job Fair will also showcase the Career & College Success Link Program – connecting UC Davis Student Mentors with under-represented high school students for a full day of job training and college preparation hosted by UC Davis EAOP and the CA Student Aid Commission. The event will close with a press conference at 2:00pm, acknowledging core leaders from the Workforce Development Collaborative committed to combating youth unemployment in the community.


Yolo County One-Stop Career Center

 25 North Cottonwood Street, Woodland


Job Fair & Success Camp

 Monday, June 16th, 11:00am to 3:00pm

Press Conference & Acknowledgment

 Monday, June 16th 2:00pm

More than 45 employers and apprenticeship programs will be in attendance, including Sacramento Job Corps, Clark Pacific, PG&E, Olam Tomato, Summer House, Inc., Walgreens Distribution Center, Carlton Plaza of Davis, Adecco General Staffing, City of Woodland, Northern CA Construction Training, Gymboree, Tuleyome, Woodland Community College/CalWORKS Counselor, Domino's Pizza, Comfort Keepers, Masco Construction, Tiger Lines, Employment Development Department Veterans Representatives, ExactStaff, Star Staffing, Home Depot – Woodland, Woodland Joint Unified School District, Marines, Platt Electrical, Pride Industries, Yolo County Employment Services, Environmental Recycling, Yolo County Food Bank, Nippon Shokken, Northern CA Valley Sheet Metal, Carpenters Training Committee for Northern California, Laborer's International Union of North America, Carpenters Union Local 46, Drywall Lathers 9109, Operating Engineers Local 3, & Ironworkers Local 118, Pillsbury, Goodwill Industries Sacramento Valley & Northern Nevada, Ludy's Main St. BBQ, Yolo County Resources Department, Yolo Works, St. John's/Stollwood, Rush for Pacific Coast Produce, and Professional Edge & Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship Committee.

Members of the Workforce Development Collaborative are helping make the event a success, including the Yolo County Department of Employment & Social Services, Office of Supervisor Don Saylor, Yolo County Workforce Investment Board, UC Davis Early Academic Outreach Program, California Student Aid Commission, Rise Incorporated, California Employment Development Department, Woodland Chamber of Commerce, Davis Chamber of Commerce, Yolo Inter-Faith Immigration Network, Experience Works & Yolo County Office of Education.

For more information, contact Patti Colston at (916) 206-1285. Photographs are available.

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SOURCE California Student Aid Commission