Thursday, February 24, 2011

Job Fair @ Dodger Stadium

Just in. From the Dodgers.

DODGERS AND DODGERS DREAM FOUNDATION

TO HOST 16TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY JOB FAIR

THIS SATURDAY

WHAT:    The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Dodgers Dream Foundation will host the 16th Annual Community Job Fair this Saturday, February 26.  Job seekers are invited to join more than 100 companies from the public and private sector, including Amtrak, El Super, Excel Paving, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Fire and Police Departments, Levy Restaurants, Los Angeles Unified School District, Pacific Asian Consortium & Employment, Southern California Gas Company, University of Southern California, United States Secret Service, W Hollywood Hotel and the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Last year, more than 10,000 participants gathered at Dodger Stadium for the Community Job Fair and approximately 1,500 found employment as a result of the event.

WHEN:           Saturday, February 26, 2011 (rain or shine)

Kick-off Event                        9:30 a.m.

Event                           10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WHERE:        Dodger Stadium

                        Field Level Concourse

                        Parking in Lot 6

MISC:            Parking at Dodger Stadium and admission to the job fair are free. Free shuttle service will also be provided into the stadium from the corner of Elysian Park Avenue / Sunset Blvd. and Elysian Park Avenue/Stadium Way. Participants are encouraged to dress in business attire and bring multiple copies of their current résumé.  On-site interviews will occur and many companies will be hiring on site. Additionally, the Southeast Community Development Corporation will have their Mobile Technology Unit on site to provide assistance to the job seekers including formatting and printing their résumés.

The 16th Annual Community Job Fair at Dodger Stadium is hosted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in cooperation with The Employment Development Department, City of Los Angeles, Youth Opportunity Movement, Worksource California, City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board, Central City Action Committee, Levy Restaurants, Congressman Xavier Becerra, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, Senator Kevin De León, Senator Carol Liu, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez, Assemblymember Gil Cedillo, Assemblymember Anthony J.  Portantino, Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Councilmember José Huizar, Los Angeles City Councilmember Ed P. Reyes and Los Angeles Unified School District President Mónica García.