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Looking for a job in the Valdosta area? Find one at Thursday's job fair

There will be a job fair in Valdosta on Thursday. (Source: Raycom Media) There will be a job fair in Valdosta on Thursday. (Source: Raycom Media)
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

The South Georgia Coalition for Employment is hosting a job fair this week in Valdosta.

The job fair will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 26, at the Rainwater Conference Center. The conference center is located at 1 Meeting Place in Valdosta. 

People who have a high school diploma, GED, have graduated from technical school or college and those who have prior convictions and are eager to change their lives by entering the workforce are encouraged to attend.

We will be hosting this Job Fair to pair local businesses and job applicants in an effort to help reduce unemployment in the region.  There will be coalition members on-hand during the Job Fair to assist applicants with completing job applications with employers who will have booths at the Job Fair. - South Georgia Coalition for Employment 

Eighty different businesses have signed up to be at the fair.

Potential applicants that need assistance with completing job applications, resume building and tips for a successful job interview can contact the Georgia Department of Labor at (229) 333-5211, the DOL is located at 221 south Ashley Street in Valdosta.

Applicants can also contact Cedric Small with the "Never Too Late Program" at (229) 232-1820.

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