Rangel Hosts Jobs Fair In The Bronx
In light of a remarkably successful career fair in May at the Riverbank State Park, Congressman Charles B. Rangel is hosting another career fair on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Roberto Clemente State Park Gymnasium (301 West Tremont Avenue, Bronx, New York, 10453).
“Whether you are looking to improve your job qualifications, explore a different profession, find a new career or hire an employee, we are here to help,” Rep. Rangel said. "I'd like to salute all those who haven't give up in pursuing their dreams and keeping their hopes alive."
Rangel's career fair in the previous month attracted over 1,500 job-seekers and representatives from more than 70 of America's leading businesses. Many attendees left with job leads and new contacts, while participating companies were able to distribute materials.
At the request of his constituents eager to find gainful employment, Rangel has reached out to various companies and non-profit organizations to connect employers to his community. So far, participating employers in the upcoming career fair in the Bronx include: AARP Foundation SCSEP; AFLAC NY; AHRC NYC; ASA College; Astor Services for Children and Families; Board of Elections City of New York; Columbia University; Concerned Home Managers for the Elderly, Inc.; DeVry College of New York; New York City Fire Department, Office of Recruitment and Diversity; New York City Police Department; New York Life; New York Unified Court System; Nontraditional Employment for Women; Northern Manhatten Improvement Corp; Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow; Pennsylvania State Police; Per Scholas; Primerica Financial Services; Progressive Home Health Services; STRIVE International
US Customs and Border Protection; US Department of Labor; US Peace Corps; US Postal Inspection Service; Workforce One Career Center of Upper Manhattan; and many more. For more details or to RSVP for the career fair, visit http://Rangel.House.Gov/JuneCareerFair.
Furthermore, to help his constituents effectively apply and compete for federal jobs, Rangel has organized a jobs webinar offered by Dolores Garcia, US Department of Labor Recruitment Coordinator for the Boston and New York Regions. This online training will take place on June 4th evening, at 7:00 PM. To participate on the webinar, visit http://rangel.house.gov/jobswebinar.