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Job resource fair in Dayton Saturday

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Looking for employment, job experience, education or training? Join us on Saturday, July 28, from 10 a.m-2p.m. at the Dayton Elementary School lunch room for a free job resource fair sponsored by the new Dayton Public Computer Center.

In addition to access to employers and job agencies who are hiring NOW, the event also includes groups that offer free resume reviews, interview practice, job search assistance, interview clothing, paid internships, career and technical education, and on-the-job training.

Job fair visitors are also invited to try out one of the 20 computer stations in the new public center in Room 3 at Dayton Elementary that includes a SMART board, interactive video, copier and job search reference book, in addition to 20 computer stations. Computer Center facilitators will be on hand to assist job seekers with online job searches.

Organizers recommend that you “dress to impress and bring several copies of your resume.”

Location: Dayton Elementary School lunch room, 285 Dayton Valley Road

Date: Saturday, July 28

Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: Free parking and admission – completely free

Contact: Quest Lakes at 287-7598 or John Karadeema at 575-1703

Partial List of Vendors

West Corporation: Apply online with West Corporation and meet with some of their staff in person at the Dayton Job Fair. Online application – www.WestEmployment.com.

Lyon County School District: Openings at various skill levels including JAG Specialist: There is an open classified position at Dayton High School for JAG (Jobs for America’s Graduates) Specialist. This position requires a current Nevada substitute teaching license. Any interested parties must complete an application through the LCSD website at www.lyon.k12.nv.us.

Briggs Electric (info through JOIN): Founded in 1946, Briggs Electric is an industry leader in full-service electrical contractors in Southern California and Nevada.

Dayton Pizza Factory

Home Instead Senior Care is taking applications. You do not need to be certified. You do need a current TB shot, but Home Instead Senior Care can help you with that.

Carson City Workforce Case Manager

JOIN: Ask about their access to job banks with local listings, free job training, resume assistance, interview practice and Displaced Homemakers Program. This private, non-profit job training agency is designed to help individuals gain or improve the skills they need for the local labor market.

Job Connect:  Job seeker services; help searching 3rd party employment sites; get personal service at JobConnect offices;  find additional job seeker services like veteran services, vocational rehabilitation, migrant and seasonal farm workers.

Community Chest, Inc.’s on-site employment case manager, funded through NevadaWorks

National Career Skills Institute: training and upcoming scholarship opportunities for careers such as electrical instrumentation technician (EIT) and free or low cost certification programs in forklift certification; OSHA; AHA BLS/CPR classes; Human Resource & Payroll, etc.

Sierra Nevada Job Corps: Learn the skills needed to succeed in today’s workforce – at no cost! Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps people ages 16-24 gain career, technical and academic training. Sierra Nevada Job Corps also offers free housing, meals, a living allowance, a health center, and job placement services for their students.

Lyon Employment Partnership: Lyon County job seekers are invited to work one-on-one with an employment specialist to create a personal employment strategy. Employment Partnership specialists act as a liaison between job seekers and employers providing referral, placement and follow-up services. Many employers benefit from the Employment Partnership’s wage subsidy program that offers a financial incentive for hiring Employment Partnership participants.

Episcopal Outreach Center of Dayton: Free interview clothing for job seekers

Soroptimists of the Comstock: Find out about their scholarships for women in the Dayton, Silver Springs and Virginia City regions.

Community Roots Garden and Landscape Maintenance (teen internships and adult employment): Community Roots is also an approved DETR site for vocational rehabilitation.

Dayton Food Pantry: Offer your community volunteer work while learning on the job- learn skills like customer service, inventory, reception, fundraising, etc.

Stand Tall: Scholarship opportunities for teen Stand Tall members

Volunteer Connections: Earn high school credits while learning on the job as a volunteer at nonprofits and public agencies in the Dayton area.

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