2023 WV Reentry and Recovery WORKS! Speed Hiring Event
Date: July 26, 2023
Location: Bridgeport Conference Center, 300 Conference Center Way, Bridgeport, WV 26330
Labor shortage? Supply chain chaos? Across the nation, there are more job openings than people applying. Meanwhile, millions of individuals in substance use recovery and formerly incarcerated Americans who have served their time struggle to find stable employment upon reentry. This takes a toll on West Virginia families and our economy. It’s time to bridge the gaps and create job opportunities for dependable, engaged employees. So join us on Wednesday, July 26th, for the Reentry and Recovery WORKS! Speed Hiring Event in Bridgeport, WV, as we connect employers with employees through networking opportunities and professional development.
Deborah Harris, Lead Transition Agent for Jobs & Hope WV, will speak to job seekers about reentry and recovery employment opportunities in West Virginia and how to obtain and sustain meaningful employment.
Business owners and hiring managers will learn about resources and incentives of second chance hiring through federal tax credits, free bonding programs, on-the-job training funding, recovery-friendly best practices, and other resources public agencies and nonprofits that are already making successful reentry a reality in West Virginia.
Registration for the 2023 WV Reentry and Recovery Works Conference is free!