Looking for a job? Sign up for this virtual career fair

Job and Family Services will host a virtual Job and Career Fair from 9 a.m. to noon May 7. At least 16 employers are already signed up.

Job seekers must be at least 16 years old, must register ahead of time and must plan to visit with prospective employers at their virtual “tables.” Resumes may be uploaded and must be in PDF format.

To participate in the event, visit this site.

More Job and Family Services events:

  • The second annual Back to School Health and Wellness day will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 28. The event will take the form of a drive-thru at Ravenna High School. Community organizations will be on hand, and there will be goodie bags for families. Register by contacting Kim McClendon at [email protected] or call her at 330-357-7190.
  • JFS will also be providing $75 Back to School vouchers to families who qualify this summer. Vouchers will be redeemable at Gabe’s in Kent and Burlington Coat Factory. Families must apply for the vouchers from June 7 through July 2. Applications are available at co.portage.oh.us/jfs, on the second floor of the administration building or at the Ohio Means Jobs site on South Chestnut Street in Ravenna.
  • The sixth annual Senior Forum will be a drive-thru as well. This is an opportunity to get information about aging and available services into the hands of seniors and their families. This event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 24 at Ravenna High School. Registration is required. Contact Kim McClendon at [email protected] or call 330-357-7190.
  • The county’s child support division will be moving from 209 S. Chestnut St. to the second floor of the county administration building this summer. The move will save about $80,000 in annual rent payments, and will create more of a one-stop location for county services, JFS Director Kellijo Jefferies said.
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Wendy DiAlesandro is a former Record Publishing Co. reporter and contributing writer for The Portager.