FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Gregg Hibbeler, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications
MOKAN GOODWILL TO HOST FREE VIRTUAL JOB FAIR
January 27 – 28, 2021
Kansas City, Missouri (January 19, 2021):
WHO: Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas and nearly a dozen area employers, including Academy Bank, Amazon, Cintas, Cornerstones of Care, First Student, Johnson County Parks & Recreation District, United States Postal Service, Waffle House, and the YMCA of Greater Kansas City.
WHAT: A FREE Virtual Job Fair offering candidates access to online training opportunities to advance skills and support career development, connections to area hiring managers discussing open positions and application procedures, and information about Goodwill’s employment services.
WHERE: Online via Zoom
WHEN: Wednesday, January 27 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Thursday, January 28 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
WHY: “MoKan Goodwill has been providing resources to job seekers for more than 125 years. Now more than ever, we are adapting our delivery methods to provide a safe, real-time platform to those seeking employment. Through our virtual job fairs we can connect employers who have hundreds of job openings with candidates eager to hear from recruiters about company culture, benefits, and specific job requirements – and all from the safety and comfort of their own home.” ~ Katherine Maloney, Director of Workforce Development
FIND OUT MORE AT https://www.mokangoodwill.org/job-fair
About Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Founded in 1894, Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas has been providing services to our communities for more than 125 years. MOKAN Goodwill is a CARF-accredited 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment obtain jobs, essential skills training, and personal development opportunities. On average, 88¢ of every dollar Goodwill spends supports individualized programs and services that empower job seekers with different abilities. With 14 retail stores, an outlet center, and an attended donation center, Goodwill has an annual economic impact of more than $26 million in Kansas City and its surrounding communities. As a recent Kansas City Industrial Council (KCIC) gold medal winner, Goodwill is also recognized as a leader in sustainability, annually diverting more than 17 million pounds of donated materials to resell, reuse or recycle.