Englewood Job Fair and Employment Resource Fair

Thursday, April 11, 2019
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Ogden Park Fieldhouse
6500 S. Racine, Chicago, IL 60636

The Englewood Job Fair and Employment Resource Fair will feature many, many employers looking to hire, as well as employment resource organizations that provide services to help you with your near-term job needs as well as your long-term career goals.

Scroll down for a list of hiring employers who are planned to be at the fair! (All information is subject to change, and you need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser to view the list. You can type into the search box to only list employers with matching text in the name or category.) Check back often for new employers, as well as more information on attending employers. Opportunities abound!

Preparation opportunity: Growing Home is providing a career development workshop on Monday, April 8th from 1 pm to 3:30 pm at 5814 S. Wood. They will be available to help with resume writing and other services as you prepare for Thursday's fair.

For more information about the event, please contact rengelmann@brightcommunityservices.org. If you are interested in volunteering, there are volunteer opportunities the night before the event from 6 pm to 8 pm, and on the day of the event from 10 am to 4 pm.

Employment and Career Resource Organizations

There will also be many resource organizations at the fair that provide services for people's short-term job needs and long-term career goals. The following organizations plan to be at the fair (all information subject to change). Check back often for an updated list and more information about the organizations that will be attending. "Opportunities abound!"

  • American Job Center (Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership)
  • Cara
  • Chicago Public Library (Kelly and West Englewood branches)
  • Chicago Urban League
  • Englewood Women's Initiative
  • Goodwill Workforce Connection Center
  • Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce (entrepreneurship / business)
  • Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation (entrepreneurship)
  • Greater West Town Partnership
  • Growing Home
  • IC Stars
  • Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES)
  • Illinois Division of Rehabilitation Services
  • Jane Addams Resource Corporation
  • Kennedy-King College
  • Malcolm X College
  • Metropolitan Family Services HPOG Program
  • Project Success / TRIO Center (helps people get into college)
  • Pyramid
  • Safer Foundation
  • SCORE (entrepreneurship)
  • Teamwork Englewood Re-Entry Program
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Windy City Harvest

Englewood Youth Job Fair

An Englewood Youth Job Fair will also be held on April 11th from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm, in a separate space at Ogden Park. The youth fair will feature vendors with summer job opportunities (all vendors subject to change):

  • Addus Health Care
  • Strong Futures with St. Sabina
  • Children's Home & Aid
  • Chicago State University
  • TRIO Program
  • YouthBuild with CYDI