Release: March 17, 2022
PA CareerLink® Delaware County, in partnership with Delaware County Workforce Development, will host multiple job fairs in the coming weeks beginning with a three-hour “Job Fair for Adults” to be held on Thursday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Springfield YMCA. This adult-oriented job fair will be followed by two additional “Job Fairs for Youth,” to be held on April 28 and May 3, that will focus on summer work, internships, and other post-graduation opportunities.
The March 24 “Job Fair for Adults” will feature close to forty employers and representatives of multiple trade unions from the Delaware County region looking to fill hundreds of full-time and part-time positions. Positions offer competitive employee benefits as well as opportunities for advancement.
Participating Employers include: Aramark, AutoZone, Bayada Home Health Care, the Beacon Group, BeProud, Carpenters Local #255,Chester Community Charter School, Child Care Careers, City Wide Facility Solutions of Greater Philadelphia, Community Interactions, Inc., Community YMCA of Eastern Delco, The County of Delaware, Defensive Driving Academy, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Drexelbrook Catering, EDSI, Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, The Geo Group, The Giant Company, Heron Home Health, Main Line Health, Maris Grove, PA Agency of Nurses, Riddle Hospital, Substitute Teaching Service (STS), UPS, Voice & Vision, Inc., and more, including representatives of multiple union trades. Additional employers will continue to be added.
Job seekers are advised to bring copies of their resume. On-site interviews will be held for some candidates and same-day hiring may occur for some positions.
Job seekers will also have the opportunity to participate in a Resume Clinic, which will provide helpful resume critiques, as well as general job search advice and interview tips.
Openings remains for employers for all three job fairs. There is no fee to participate; employers participating in one or more job fairs will be provided with one table and two chairs.
Employers interested in registering can contact Allison Francis Barksdale, Employer Engagement Manager with Workforce Development, via email at BarksdaleA@co.delaware.pa.us to reserve space.
Free parking is available at all three locations.
Job Fair for Adults (New Job & Career Opportunities)
Date: Thursday, March 24
Location: Springfield YMCA, 194 Sproul Rd., Springfield, PA 19064
Event Times: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Job Fair for Youth I (Summer & Post-Graduation Opportunities)
Date: Thursday, April 28
Location: Springfield YMCA, 194 Sproul Rd., Springfield PA 19064
Event Times: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Job Fair for Youth II (Summer & Post-Graduation Opportunities)
Date: Tuesday, May 3
Location: Ridley YMCA, 900 South Ave., Secane, PA 19018
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
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About PA CareerLink® Delaware County: Launched in 2012, PA CareerLink® is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry’s initiative to transform the landscape of how job-seekers find family sustaining jobs and how employers find the skilled candidates that they need. Through this initiative, a user-friendly, premiere job-matching system has been created to help bridge the gap that currently exists between job-seekers and employers.