For immediate release: May 3, 2023
Avondale Edge and Career Connectors will host an in-person Hiring Expo to support local Avondale businesses with their 2023 hiring needs. This free in-person hiring expo will be hosted on Wednesday, May 10th, 2023 from 11:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m. at the Avondale Visitor & Conference Center located at 11490 Civic Center Dr. Avondale, AZ 85323. This event is free to both employers and job candidates.
Job seekers can register for free at this link: https://app.careerconnectors.org/avondale
Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet and network with employers from multiple industries located in Avondale currently hiring for hundreds of open positions. Hiring companies include A New Leaf Bank Work$, Agua Fria High School District, Avondale Elementary School District, AZ Department of Public Safety, City of Avondale, Elwood Staffing, Global Credit Union, Good Neighbor Support Services, HealthMarkets Health Insurance Agency, Littleton Elementary School District #65, Luke Airforce Base, Nesco Resource, New Life Center, Rio Salado Community College, Salad and Go, Southwest Key Programs, State Farm, The Literacy Lab, The Vitamin Shoppe, Tolleson Union High School District, United States Census Bureau, and Wesco. Candidates have an opportunity to explore a variety of positions from entry level to executive. High school juniors, seniors and community college students will be attending from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. as well to discuss job openings, internships, apprenticeships, and future career pathway opportunities.
“It is an exciting time for those entering or re-entering the workforce, looking for a new opportunity or considering a career change,” said Ken Chapa, Avondale’s Economic and Tourism Director. “Avondale businesses are offering quality entry-level to advanced positions, and we encourage our local talent to live, work and grow right here in the Southwest Valley.”
This is the third in a series of career & hiring expos that are being hosted by Avondale EDGE in the last year. Funded through the American Rescue Plan Act, the city will support growing industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and logistics by matching qualified job candidates with local open positions.
Jessica Pierce, Founder/CEO of Career Connectors said: “City of Avondale and Career Connectors share a mission to connect residents with the right opportunities and assist companies in identifying the ideal candidates for their open positions. This creates stronger,
more sustainable communities. With the continued business expansion in Arizona, partnering complementary resources to increase capacity and provide a comprehensive career track is critical. In partnership, we can meet escalating workforce needs of the Greater Avondale business market. This Career Expo is part of the solution!”
About Avondale EDGE
Avondale EDGE is an initiative of the Avondale Office of Economic Development, providing high-quality programming, comprehensive support tools, and resources, with multiple opportunities for businesses to network. Programming includes timely and relevant educational events, interactive networking, and business appreciation all year long. Avondale businesses are encouraged to take advantage of the programs and services offered by Avondale EDGE: AvondaleEDGE.com and on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram: @AvondaleEDGE
About Career Connectors
Career Connectors is innovating how people land careers and employers build talent. As Arizona’s fastest-growing employment services program, check out our unparalleled breadth of offerings at www.CareerConnectors.org or call 480-442-5806.