For Immediate Release: June 14, 2022
Media Contact: Kent.Oltrogge@labor.idaho.gov
An event June 18 at Twin Falls City Park, located at 400 Shoshone St., E., will showcase area community organizations to encourage engagement with residents while providing information on potential careers.
The Community Engagement and Career Event, hosted by the Idaho Department of Labor, runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will involve local and state government agencies, nonprofits, first responders and community providers.
Among first responders will be Magic Valley Paramedics, the city of Twin Falls Police and Fire departments, Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office and Twin Falls Search and Rescue Team. Some of the equipment they use will be on display, such as an ambulance, a ropes rescue vehicle, police, sheriff and fire vehicles.
Service providers attending include Easterseals-Goodwill, Idaho Commission for the Blind, Veterans Advocacy, Industrial Commission, Office of Emergency Management, College of Southern Idaho, U.S. Army and Reserves and several others.
Individuals attending the event will get a close-up look at the type of work these organizations do, see and touch the equipment used and ask questions, especially regarding career opportunities in these fields.
To prepare for the event, job seekers should be ready to discuss job opportunities, related skills and qualifications. Interviewing, resume and other job search tips from the Department of Labor are online at labor.idaho.gov/jobseeker.
Event sponsors include Aramark, Townsquare Media and Lee Family Broadcasting.
For more information or to request reasonable accommodation to participate contact Oscar.Escobedo@labor.idaho.gov or Kent.Oltrogge@labor.idaho.gov or call 208-735-2500. To access the Idaho Relay Service for the deaf and hard of hearing, dial 711.
Find out more about this event, and other job fairs and workshops at labor.idaho.gov/calendar.
Attending a job fair event counts as one weekly valid work-search activity for unemployment insurance purposes.
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