Rep. Lewis to host job fair
Event scheduled for Oct. 13 offered to 74th District residents
COATESVILLE >> Rep. Harry Lewis Junior invites 74th District residents to attend his job fair on Thursday to connect with prospective employers.
The fair will be held Thursday, Oct. 13, from 2 - 6 p.m. at the Coatesville Area Senior Center at 250 Harmony Street. The 74th District encompasses Caln, Coatesville, Downingtown, East Caln, East Fallowfield, Modena, Parkesburg, South Coatesville, Sadsbury and Valley.
“Last year’s job fair attracted hundreds of Chester County residents who were searching for new jobs,” Lewis said in a statement. “Many of those men and women transitioned into new positions as a result of the fair, so I look forward to providing that opportunity again. I encourage everyone who is considering a new job to join the dozens of businesses that represent a variety of industries.”
First-time job seekers, entry-level or skilled professionals are welcome to attend the job fair to interact with local employers. Attendees should come prepared and dressed to interview on-site. Attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their resume to share.
Local employers that will be present at the job fair include Adelfi Promotions, BAYADA Home Health Care, Brandywine YMCA, Chester County Career Link, Chester County OIC, Chester County Sheriff’s Department, Citadel Federal Credit Union, Coatesville Area School District, Coatesville Savings Bank, Comcast, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (Southeastern Veterans Center), Farmers Insurance (Denise James Agency), Harrison House of Chester County, Insight Workforce Solutions LLC, Keystone Human Services, Krapf Bus Companies, Neurocognitive Specialist/Staff Support Main Line Rehabilitation, Pampered Chef, PECO, Pennsylvania State Police, SEPTA, Sam’s Club 6558, Simpson Meadows, State Farm Insurance, Substitute Teacher Service, United States Air Force and Wawa.
The fair will also offer professional headshots for all job fair attendees at no charge.
To prepare for the job fair, residents are encouraged to use the services provided by the Chester County Career Link, which offers regular workshops on a variety of job search and skillbuilding topics. Visit www. pacareerlinkchesco.org for a complete list of upcoming workshops.
Staff asked that residents contact Amber Little at Lewis’ district office in Downingtown at 610-2691289 with any questions about the job fair.
Lewis is seeking re-election in November. Democratic Downingtown Mayor Josh Maxwell is running against him.