Hundreds of Milwaukee area residents were able to talk to employers who were hiring plus access valuable resources at the 8th Annual Spring Job and Resource Fair held by the Social Development Commission (SDC) and Journey House.
The daylong event was held at Journey House located on W. Scott Street on Milwaukee’s Southside. It featured businesses including Aurora Health Services, Dairyland Transport Company, Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission, and Site Services who were seeking to hire employees. Job training programs such as WRTP-Big Step, James Place and the Department of Workforce Development- Job Service were also able to help residents seeking to better their job skills.
Educational institutions including MATC, Bryant & Stratton, and Kaplan College were on hand as were a variety of youth programs and fatherhood resources. The Milwaukee City Health Department’s Safe Sleep program helped young parents with information on keeping their infants safe at night time. Staff from the Milwaukee County Child Support Program, Justice 2000 and Driver’s License Recovery also helped attendees.
The Spring Job and Resource Fair was coordinated by SDC in partnership with Journey House. Volunteers from AKA and La Luz Del Mundo Family Services helped provide critical support for the event.