Career Fair on Campus Aug. 26

Job seekers are invited to a free WorkSource Back2Work Now Career Fair 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 on the Highline College campus at the Higher Education Center, Building 29.

Participants will get help with their resumes, learn new interview skills and gather information on training resources. They can also meet recruiting employers, including: Amtrak, the City of Kent, Fred Meyer, Hexcel, Highline College, New Era Staffing, Safeway, Service Linen Supply, SmartTalent Staffing, ThyssenKrupp Aerospace and more.

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Pre-Advising Sessions Have Moved

Pre-Advising will run from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Mondays (except holidays) in Building 10, Room 201 through the end of fall quarter.

New and returning Workforce and WorkFirst students who need help deciding which classes to take can attend a Pre-Advising session to prepare for class enrollment.

Robyn Richins, Workforce/WorkFirst advisor, facilitates.

Before attending pre-advising, students should attend Workforce or WorkFirst orientation. For orientation details, see: http://workforce.highline.edu/index.php

Free Classes Teach Money Management

The Financial Empowerment Network of Seattle-King County offers free classes this summer on budgeting, saving, credit reports, fixing bad credit and other finance topics.

Upcoming classes, offered by various social service organizations, include:

  • Hope and Power for Your Personal Finances
  • Working Your Money
  • First-Time Homebuyer 101
  • Financial Education

For details, see:

www.everyoneiswelcome.org/community-resources/class-calendar-and-upcoming-events/

The Financial Empowerment Network is a group of agencies that offers free support to King County Residents who want to understand more about their money, make good financial decisions and navigate choices for savings and loans. For information, see www.everyoneiswelcome.org.

Home Visits Support Families with Young Children

The South King County Family Resource Center, run by the Children’s Home Society, offers home visits to support families with children 5 and under, including infants.

Depending on family needs, the support team may include a home visitor, nurse or family educator. Volunteer translators, resource specialists, drug and alcohol counselors or educational consultants also visit families.

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