$6,000 Marketing and Promotions of Regional Job Fairs
PROJECT: Marketing & Promotions for local job fairs
PROGRAM: 2015 Small & Simple Grants
GRANTEE: Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center
Youth Job Fair/April 2015: served as an opportunity fair for approximately 250 youth, as well as an application event the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program. The fair will include space for employers to set up information/experience tables to network with local teen job seekers, a press conference for elected officials to promote the summer employment program, workforce development-related training sessions, workshops of resume development, interviewing, soft skills, financial literacy, and distribution of summer employment program applications.
Ex-offender, Foster Care Youth, and Veteran-focused Job Fair: building on the youth-focused job fair, a larger job fair served to drive broader interaction between approximately 85 employers and approximately 1,700 local job seekers. The scale of this far allows employers and agency representative to network with a high volume of the East End’s at-risk job seekers.