Thursday, counselor-hiring event: Free & Clear and WorkSource are recruiting for tobacco-cessation counselor jobs at a hiring event...

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Thursday, counselor-hiring event: Free & Clear and WorkSource are recruiting for tobacco-cessation counselor jobs at a hiring event, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday at WorkSource North Seattle, 12550 Aurora Ave. N. Preferred applicants will be bilingual in Spanish and English, have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experience in behavior change, counseling, health, education or related field. Information: www.worksourceskc.org/seekers/hiringevents.asp or 206-440-2556.

Friday, Kent job fair: A number of private and government employers, including Fred Meyer, Comcast, Swift Transportation, the state Department of Corrections and the King County Sheriff’s Office, will seek workers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the second annual Kent Community Job Fair, Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave., Green River Room. Applicants should bring copies of their résumé and arrive prepared to speak to recruiters. The event is sponsored by WorkSource Auburn. Information: 253-804-1147 or go2worksource.com

Age 55+ Job Club Workshop: The next workshop for people 55 and older looking for work will be Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the Alaska Building, 618 Second Ave., Elliott Bay Room, 15th floor. It’s sponsored by the Seattle Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens. Information: www.cityofseattle.net/humanservices/mosc/ and click on “Age 55+ Employment Resource Center.”

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Worker retraining: South Seattle Community College gives a free, weekly overview of services and assistance it offers the unemployed and those laid off at weekly open houses, 1 p.m. Thursdays in Room 81, Robert Smith Building, 6000 16th Ave. S.W. Information: 206-764-5835.

Worker retraining: North Seattle Community College gives a free, weekly overview of services and assistance it offers dislocated or unemployed workers through its worker-retraining program, 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Room 3449, College Center Building, 9600 College Way N. Information: 206-527-3787.

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