Over 60 Milwaukee employers participating in drive-thru job fairs on Wednesday

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Districts in Milwaukee that were particularly hit hard by COVID-19 will be holding job fairs on Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Drive-thru job fairs will focus on neighborhoods within the 1st, 2nd, 5th, 9th and 14th Aldermanic districts.

All attendees will receive a no-contact bag with information on employment assistance programs and the employers who are hiring immediately.

The job fair events are for Milwaukee job and skill seekers looking for immediate employment opportunities. In a release issued by the City of Milwaukee, Council President Jose Perez, Council Members Nikiya Dodd and Marina Dimitrijevic support the initiative as a "creative way to bring immediate job opportunities to residents, where they live, and in a manner that is safe during the COVID-19 pandemic recovery.".

Over 60 employers from manufacturing, office, healthcare, retail, transportation, logistics and other industries will be participating in the job fairs.

There are three locations that will be participating on Oct. 19 from noon until 4:00 p.m.

  • Northside Location 1
    • Northside Church of God Parking Lot
    • 4858 N. 19th St.
    • Please enter the lot from 19th St.
  • Northside Location 2
    • Ross IES Parking Lot
    • 7800 W. Brown Deer Rd.
    • Please enter the block from Brown Deer Rd.
  • Southside Location 3
    • UMOS, Inc Parking Lot
    • 2701 S. Chase Ave.
    • Please enter the lot from Chase Ave.

More information can be found by contacting Bill Arnold at (414) 286-3285.

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