On Tuesday 22 March, the Glenorchy Jobs Hub hosted the first Glenorchy Jobs Fair on the Council lawns.
Officially opened by Glenorchy Mayor, Bec Thomas, the Fair showcased over 300 jobs, 50 apprenticeships and 30 local employers.
Despite heavy rain, more than 1200 local job seekers turned out from Glenorchy and surrounding areas.
Job seekers had a chance to meet local employers, talk about jobs and traineeships, and connect with Job Coaches from the Hub to help them on their career journey.
Mayor Thomas was delighted with the turnout at the Fair: “It’s fantastic to see our local job seekers and students connecting with employers and training providers. This is what the Glenorchy Jobs Hub is all about – helping local people find local jobs”
The Jobs Fair also received unexpected support from Guilford Young College students, who had the day off due to fire at the Glenorchy Campus. The students lent a hand across the day, managing entrances and directing attendees.
Since opening in August last year, the Glenorchy Jobs Hub has helped more than 200 people into work, with more than 500 people registered for the service.