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BATON ROUGE Several locations of the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC)s Business and Career Solutions Centers (BCSCs) will host job fairs this month for out-of-school youth ages 18-24. The event is designed to supply young adults with employment opportunities and possible career pathways.
The Recruitment Day will take place on Thursday, September 21 from 3-6 p.m. at BCSCs in the following areas:
Southeast Region: New Orleans, Luling, LaPlace
Capital Region: Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Hammond, Walker, Bogalusa
Acadiana Region: Lafayette, Crowley, New Iberia, Opelousas, Franklin, Houma
Southwest Region: Lake Charles, DeRidder
Central Region: Alexandria, Ferriday, Marksville
Northwest Region: Shreveport, Bossier City
Northeast Region: Monroe, Bastrop, Winnsboro, Jonesboro
One of the companies expected to participate is national retailer, Walmart. They are looking to fill both full and part-time positions for cashiers, second and third shift stockers, cart attendants and maintenance. For many youth, a seasonal or part-time job during the holidays is more than just extra spending money, but an opportunity to earn and learn.
We are thrilled to coordinate this endeavor with our local offices. Providing job opportunities for Louisianas young adult population is necessary for their professional development and for the states economy, said LWC Executive Director Ava Dejoie. We appreciate the opportunity to partner with local businesses as well as national retailers to make this job fair a success.
The LWC has 59 BCSCs across Louisiana that provide a variety of employment services to job seekers. To locate the nearest BCSC in your area, visit www.laworks.net and select Business and Career Solutions Center from the top menu. A full list of centers participating in this hiring event can be found below.
JOB1 Career Center and Youth Works: 3400 Tulane Ave., 2nd floor, New Orleans
St. Charles BCSC: 737 Paul Maillard Rd., Suite 2A, Luling
St. John BCSC: 975 Cambridge Dr., LaPlace
McKinley Alumni Center: 1520 Thomas H. Delpit Dr., Baton Rouge
Ascension BCSC: 1721 South Burnside Ave., Gonzales
Livingston BCSC: 9384 Florida Blvd., Suite B, Walker
Tangipahoa/St. Helena BCSC: 1745 SW Railroad Ave., Suite 201, Hammond
Washington BCSC: 420 Ave. B, Bogalusa
Lafayette BCSC: 706 E. Vermillion St., Lafayette
Acadia BCSC: 11 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley
Iberia BCSC: 601 Ember Dr., New Iberia
St. Landry BCSC: 1065 Hwy. 749, Opelousas
St. Mary West BCSC: 600 Main St., Franklin
Terrebonne BCSC: 807 Barrow St., Houma
Calcasieu BCSC: 2424 Third St. Lake Charles
Beauregard BCSC: 1102 West First St., DeRidder
Rapides BCSC: 5610-B Coliseum Blvd., Alexandria
Concordia BCSC: 107 N.E.E. Wallace Blvd., Ferriday
Avoyelles BCSC: 320 Cottage St., Marksville
Caddo BCSC: 2121 Fairfield Ave., Suite 100, Shreveport
Bossier BCSC: 4000 Viking Dr., B-1, Bossier City
Ouachita BCSC: 1162 Oliver Rd., Suite 9, Monroe
Morehouse BCSC: 250 Holt St., Bastrop
Franklin BCSC: 3290 Front St., Winnsboro
Jackson BCSC: 236 Industrial Dr., Jonesboro
About The Louisiana Workforce Commission
The Louisiana Workforce Commission is an agency of state government that administers programs designed to enhance workforce growth and provide family-sustaining jobs for Louisiana residents. The commission monitors employment, administers unemployment compensation and tax funds, provides training resources for employers and employees and oversees worker compensation benefits. The agency also gathers and supplies information on the labor market and occupational sectors in Louisiana.
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