Parent Career Expo for Region 5 households

2/17/2017, 6 a.m.

Columbia, Towers, McNair and Cedar Grove parents and caregivers who are unemployed or underemployed can attend the free Region 5 Parent Career Expo on Feb. 24 at Snapfinger Elementary in Decatur.

It takes place 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the school gymnasium. To register, visit https://goo.gl/ZvQ4ti.

The expo is designed to support job seekers where they are and provide employers to help them jump-start their career.

Featured employers include Amerigroup, Best Bank, Bell Copy Print, COIN, DeVry University, Goodwill of North Georgia, Herzing University, Hotelpro Inc., Lincoln Family Group, GC Hospitality Staffing, RCA Community Health Center, Recovery Consultants of Atlanta, Georgia State Patrol, Woodruff Medical and Testing & Testing.

Participants are required to bring a government ID and resume and wear appropriate attire.

The Goodwill South DeKalb Career Center is holding Job Readiness Skills Workshops on Feb. 20-23 in advance of the expo. They take place 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the center, 1295 Columbia Drive in Decatur. The schedule: Resume Workshop on Feb. 20, Making a First Impression on Feb. 21, Mock Interview on Feb. 22, and Resume Review on Feb. 23.

Snapfinger Elementary is at 1365 Snapfinger Road. For more information, call 678-874-1856.