Age of Opportunity Job & Volunteer Fair

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- With older workers representing an increasing percentage of the population, many choosing to work or be active longer, and employers responding to a tight job market with a low unemployment rate, the Annual Age of Opportunity Job & Volunteer Fair represents a unique opportunity to bring these interests together.

Now hiring store banner, Photo Date: 5/2/2014 / Cropped Photo: Mike Mozart / CC BY 2.0 / (MGN)

More than 30 local employers and volunteer organizations will be present on Wednesday, September 18, to meet potential workers and volunteers at the annual Age of Opportunity Job & Volunteer Fair

WHO: The Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered to present the fair with the Chippewa Falls and Menomonie Chambers, as well as the Aging & Disability Resource Center. Held during "National Employ Older Workers Week," the event is intended for mature workers (55 and over) looking for full or part time employment, project work, flexible hours, fun & social work atmospheres, and/or volunteer opportunities.

WHAT/WHY: There is no charge to attend. The event was created to highlight older workers in the Chippewa Valley as a vibrant and energetic part of our community who have special skills and talents to share. Many seniors are interested in maintaining a link to the working world through part time employment or volunteer service. Free Resume and job search assistance will also be available, and assistance for veterans.

WHEN/WHERE: September 13, 2019 from 9am - Noon in the Play area of Oakwood Mall