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Thursday, February 29, 2024

Youth Job Fair heading to Hilton Ocala this week

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion will be teaming up with Marion County Public Schools this week to host the Youth Job Fair in Ocala.

The annual event, which is exclusively for older youth and young adults between the ages of 16 and 24, will be held on Thursday, April 28 from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hilton Ocala (3600 SW 36th Avenue).

The hiring event is ideal for individuals who are seeking full-time or part-time employment for permanent, summer, or temporary positions. There is no cost to attend the event, but participants are asked to register in advance by clicking here.

The following businesses have been confirmed for the job fair: AdventHealth, AT&T Call Center, AutoZone, Boys and Girls Club, Brookdale Paddock Hills, Chick-fil-A Ocala, Coke Florida, Cone Distributing, Dollar Tree Distribution, Earthscapes Unlimited, Family Care Givers, Florida Aquatics Swimming & Training (FAST), Florida Department of Corrections, Hilton Ocala, iServ – Sonny’s BBQ and Jeremiah’s Italian, Lockheed-Martin, Marion County Board of County Commissioners, Marion County Public Schools, Marshalls, Outlaw Snax, Quad Nurse, Raney’s Inc., Rank Quality Restaurants – McDonalds, Real Truck, ServPro of Ocala, Signature Brands, Skyline Homes, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Target, Two Men and a Truck Ocala/The Villages, and World Equestrian Center.

While MCPS is co-hosting the hiring event, it is also open to older youth and young adults from Citrus and Levy counties.

Attendees should bring printed copies of their resume and be prepared for on-the-spot job interviews.

Proper dress will be required and all those planning to attend the job fair should come dressed to impress: no flip-flops or casual sandals, t-shirts with profane or obscene language or images, no shorts or jeans with rips or holes, or anything that is too tight, too short, or revealing.

Anyone interested in developing or updating their resume, working on interview skills, or receiving job fair preparation tips are encouraged to visit one of CareerSource CLM’s career centers located at 2703 NE 14th Street in Ocala; 683 S Adolph Point in Lecanto; and 2175 NW 11th Drive in Chiefland. All job candidate services are available at no charge.

For more information about attending the Youth Job Fair, call 1-800-434-5627 or check the calendar on the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion webpage.