ECHO is a renowned local resource for emergency food and clothing for those in need. However, ECHO also prides itself on the life changing impacts that are being made every single day. With over 38 companies having confirmation of attendance, ECHO’s Spring Job Fair will take place on Thursday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Brandon, located at 213 N. Knights Ave. It is free to attend. ECHO’s purpose in hosting this job fair is to build the confidence needed to assist clients in becoming self-sufficient in order to put their best foot forward in hopes of stepping into a new career.
According to Sharmaine Burr, BSW, Director of Social Services, “ECHO believes in giving our community the opportunity to live a stainable life through our Workforce Development Program Job for Job.
There will be a wide variety of opportunities for those of all passions and interests. These companies include, but are not limited to: Bank of America, Amazon, Hillsborough County Public Schools, Twin Creeks Assisted Living, Express Employment, Goodwill, Affinity, New Horizons, DACCO, Moffitt Cancer Center, and Quest Inc., along with many more. There will be an array of positions available such as: administrative assistant, medical staffing, restaurant employment, landscaping, assisted living, warehouse (packing, shipping etc.), IT, bus driver, customer service, male/female behavioral technicians, retail positions, and more to be announced.
During the Job Fair there will be Resume Triage available; one on one Job coaching.
With an ambitious drive to provide local employers a more efficient way to survey a large number of prospective candidates for current job positions, ECHO is determined to also provide high quality preparatory tactics along with great opportunity for job seeking exposure. Habitually, ECHO will be continuing to provide food and clothing to the residents of Eastern Hillsborough County that have experienced recent hardship, while also offering access to life-stabilizing programs and resources to bridge the gap between crisis and stability.
To register, visit https://echo2018springjobfair.eventbrite.com.