Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services to Host Career & Job Development Fair

black woman professional job interview cropSACRAMENTO – Locals looking for work get a boost from the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS) on Saturday, May 18, as it hosts a Career and Job Development Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The event is designed to offer career resources and expose individuals to local businesses with entry level positions. SFBFS’ Adult Education Program offers free classes including computer classes, GED preparation and English as a second language. The career and resource fair is designed to connect these students, along with anyone in the community, with resources to improve their chances of securing employment. Volunteers will lead workshops on resume building, interviewing tips and landing a state job. More than 15 career development agencies along with local businesses will be on hand to share information and interview potential employees.

Participants are urged to bring a resume and dress for success. The career and resource fair will take place at Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services Education & Technology Center, 3308 Third Avenue, Sacramento. For more information, call (916) 456-1980.
By Genoa Barrow
OBSERVER Senior Staff Writer