Virtual Job Fairs on Thursdays & Weekly Pop-Up Workforce Centers Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas Connects People with Jobs and Businesses with Qualified Candidates

 

Through digital highways and rural roadways, Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas continues to offer a multi-pronged free approach to helping Deep East Texas businesses thrive and get individuals back to work or on a path to sustainable careers.

Virtual Job Fairs on Thursdays

For the first three Thursdays in May, Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas will host virtual job fairs across the 12-county region. Individuals who register will be able to meet with the employers, read about job openings, ask questions and submit resumes through a virtual platform using a personal computer, phone, or another mobile device. In-person and virtual assistance with registering, preparing for, and attending the events is available at the six workforce centers.

Registration is required for each event. To register as a job seeker and upload a resume, visit www.detwork.org/JobFairsHiringEvents and choose your event. Employers are encouraged to participate in the hiring events by calling 936-639-1351 or emailing mclark@detwork.org.

  • Thursday, May 6, 10 a.m. to 12 noon – Recruiting Events Spotlighting Employers in six virtual job fairs. These hiring events are organized by workforce center county, making it easy to find jobs close to home.
  • Thursday, May 13, 10 a.m. to 12 noon – Recruiting Events Spotlighting Employers in six virtual job fairs. These hiring events are organized by workforce center county, making it easy to find job opportunities close to home.
  • Thursday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 12 noon – JobsNow! Job Fair is a giant, region-wide, virtual job fair and online hiring opportunity.

Weekly Pop-Up Workforce Centers

The 12-county region is large, and getting to a workforce center in the neighboring county may be a challenge. To bring services closer to rural communities, Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas is partnering with local organizations and offering pop-up centers each week in outlying locations. Just as they do when they visit a workforce center, individuals will have access to useful tools for finding a job, improving skills, and furthering or changing careers. The following is a sampling of the free services offered: job readiness, resume assistance, job placement, skills training, paid work experience, virtual workshops, and support services.

  • Tuesday, May 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sabine Area Career Center, 203 Sloan St., Pineland
  • Wednesday, May 5, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Newton County Public Library, 212 High St., Newton
  • Tuesday, May 11, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Newton County Public Library, 212 High St., Newton
  • Wednesday, May 12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Coldspring Area Public Library, 14221 Hwy 150 W, Coldspring
  • Thursday, May 13, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, San Augustine County Chamber of Commerce, 611 W. Columbia St., San Augustine
  • Tuesday, May 18, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Groveton Public Library, 126 West 1st St., Groveton
  • Wednesday, May 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sabine Area Career Center, 203 Sloan St., Pineland
  • Wednesday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shepherd Public Library, 30 Liberty St., Shepherd
  • Thursday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Allen Shivers Library & Museum, 302 N. Charlton St., Woodville
  • Thursday, May 20, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Groveton Public Library, 126 West 1st St., Groveton
  • Wednesday, May 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shepherd Public Library, 30 Liberty St., Shepherd
  • Wednesday, May 26, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Allen Shivers Library & Museum, 302 N. Charlton St., Woodville
  • Thursday, May 27, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Blanche K. Werner Public Library, 203 Prospect Drive, Trinity

Workforce Centers are Open

The six Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas centers are OPEN, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please remember to wear a mask. Safety measures are in place, such as sanitizing surfaces, wearing masks, six-foot social distancing and limiting the number of people inside at one time. For those who have symptoms or diagnosis of COVID-19 or those who have been in contact with anyone with symptoms or diagnosis of COVID-19, please call for virtual assistance.

  • ANGELINA COUNTY, (936) 639-1351, 210 N. John Redditt, Lufkin
  • HOUSTON COUNTY, (936) 544-7859, 1505 S. 4th Street, Crockett
  • JASPER COUNTY, (409) 384-9031, 799 W. Gibson, Ste. 300, Jasper
  • NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, (936) 560-1441, 235 N. University Dr., Nacogdoches
  • POLK COUNTY, (936) 327-5421, 1241 West Church, Ste. 300, Livingston
  • SHELBY COUNTY, (936) 598-2468, 145 Catco Drive, Center

 

 

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