Virginia Career Works to hold job and resource fair May 31

Event is open to all but targeted to former Tyson workers, immigrant communities

Virginia Career Works-Capital Region will host a job and resource fair Wednesday, May 31 that is open to all job seekers but largely geared for former employees of the closed Tyson plant in Glen Allen and members of immigrant communities.

The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. More than 40 employers and community organizations will be onsite, including GRTC, AutoZone, Walmart Distribution, The Jefferson, Direct Mail Solutions, MedExpress, Stone Brewing, Henrico County general government and Henrico County Public Schools. Translation assistance will be available for those speaking Arabic, Dari, Pashto and Spanish.

The fair is presented by Virginia Career Works-Capital Region with Henrico and the City of Richmond’s Office of Community Wealth Building.

For more information, visit or contact Virginia Career Works-Capital Region at (804) 652-3220 or [email protected].

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