Community Resource and Job Fair to be held in Lafayette

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Posted at 9:34 AM, Mar 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-18 10:34:30-04

A Community Resource and Job Fair will be held on March 31 in Lafayette.

Doors will be open at the Martin Luther King Center at 309 Cora Street from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

The job fair will bring together non-profit organizations, educational and training providers, as well as employers looking to hire and interview candidates on-site, according to Acadiana Workforce Solutions.

Job seekers who attend are asked to bring a driver's license or state ID, social security card, birth certificate, updated resume and dress professionally.

To pre-register, go to

Some of the guests (and the services they provide) will include:

  • Goodwill Industries of Acadiana - Crisis Assistance, Job Connection, Work Readiness Training, Community Service, HiSet, Supported Employment, Computer Literacy Classes
  • CCAP/LPSS-Early Childhood - Child Care Assistance Program
  • Arc of Acadiana - Full-time and Part-time in-home caregiving services
  • Ticket to Work/ Lafayette Consolidated Government - Ticket to Work offers free, individualized employment services and supports for current Social Security Disability Beneficiaries between the ages of 18-62.
  • Shreveport Job Corps - Offering skills needed to succeed in today's workforce at zero cost to you and your family.
  • NAMI Acadiana - We provide Support, Education & Advocacy for individuals affected by mental illness and their family members through educational classes, educational literature, support groups and public events
  • Inter-Tribal Council of Louisiana - Native American Education, Workforce, & Human Services Programs
  • United Way of Acadiana - Essential Services
  • Acadiana Veteran Alliance - AVA’s mission is to unite Louisiana veterans, veteran-owned businesses, and all companies by supporting veterans in job creation and work placement, and assisting veterans in mental health solutions.
  • Safehouse - Safehouse offers low-cost transitional housing for men and women in recovery from substance use. We provide a safe place for members to process their experiences, walk with them on the path to restoring healthy relationships, and we provide them with the tools needed to become productive citizens.
  • Institute for Indian Development - Educational, cultural development, charitable literacy, and scientific research purposes for Native Americans living in Louisiana.
  • Southwest La Area Health Education Center - Navigating information on the Healthcare Marketplace
  • Focus Clubhouse - We offer a free place for adults 18+ to come to our Stigma Free clubhouse and do the meaningful work of the clubhouse on a voluntary basis. Also this is a place where those living with mental illness can come and get positive social engagement with others as well. We offer assistance with housing, employment and a safe place to come.

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