Several local companies such as will represent industries including health care, finance and accounting, retail and wholesale.

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Monster Job Fair, Bellevue

Several local companies such as will represent industries including health care, finance and accounting, retail and wholesale. 11 a.m. — 2 p.m. Oct. 1, Red Lion Bellevue Inn, 11211 Main St. Info: 1-800-MONSTER (1-800-666-7837) or

Seeking home-care aides

Chesterfield Services is seeking full- and part-time employees. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at WorkSource North Seattle, 9600 College Way N.; and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at WorkSource Rainier, 2531 Rainier Ave S., Seattle. Information: 206-529-6012, or go to and search by job number for WA1897254.

Seeking caregivers

Home Instead is hiring full- and part-time employees. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at WorkSource Rainier, 2531 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; and 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday at WorkSource North Seattle, 9600 College Way N. Information: 206-529-6012 or go to and search by job number WA1905536.

Seeking residential-support specialists

Full- and part-time positions. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, WorkSource North Seattle, 9600 College Way N., No. 1151. Information: 206-529-6012 or go to and search for job number WA1899024.

Job-search assistance

Classes for immigrants

Free job-preparation classes are offered quarterly to nonnative English speakers who are immigrants, refugees or citizens living in Bellevue. Classes offered are: Basic Computer Skills, Preparing for Work and On the Job Communications. Applicants will be placed in class depending on availability and level of ESL literacy. Registration: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Room R101, Bellevue Community College. Information: Call 425-564-2341, come to Room R-230 at BCC or visit

North Creek Presbyterian Church Employment Network

10 a.m.-noon Fridays, 621 164th St. S.E., Mill Creek. Assistance in: organizing job search, networking strategies, résumé construction and review, interviewing techniques, reference management. Group discussions and sharing. All are welcome. Info: 425-743-2386.

Westminster Chapel / Overlake Christian Church Job Support Program

7 p.m. Thursdays at Westminster Chapel; 13646 N.E. 24th St., Bellevue. Assistance with résumés, interviewing skills, job sourcing, networking. Info: 425-562-8028.

Job development/placement

Asian Counseling and Referral Service Vocational Program offers free training for eligible Seattle residents. Orientation is 3 p.m. Tuesdays at 3639 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S., Seattle. Info: 206-695-7569.

For older job seekers

Age 40-plus job-search workshop AARP Foundation WorkSearch

Free employment service and tuition-paid classes for workers 40 or older. If 55 or older and income-eligible, earn $500-plus per month while looking for work. Info: 206-624-6698 or

Poll workers wanted

King County Elections is looking for nearly 4,000 poll workers to work throughout the county Nov. 4.

Poll workers work from 6 a.m. until closing, around 10 p.m., and are responsible for opening and closing the polls and issuing ballots to voters. Workers receive a three-hour, paid training before Election Day and will earn around $125 for their service Nov. 4.

Bilingual poll workers are especially needed to provide language assistance to Chinese voters with limited English proficiency.

If you are interested in serving your community on Election Day, call 206-296-1606 or visit to sign up.

Community-college offerings

Colleges offer free weekly sessions for the unemployed, formerly self-employed and displaced homemakers. Some options:

South Seattle CC

1 p.m. Thursdays, Robert Smith Building, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Room 81. Info:

North Seattle CC

2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, College Center Building, 9600 College Way N., Room 3449. Info:

Highline CC

1 p.m. Tuesdays, 2400 S. 240th St., Room 214, Building 6, Des Moines. Info:

Cascadia CC

1 p.m. Wednesdays, 18345 Campus Way N.E., Cascadia Building, Room 161, Bothell. Info:

Seattle Central CC

2 p.m. Thursdays, 1701 Broadway, Room 4180. Info:

Shoreline CC

2-3 p.m. Wednesdays, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Room 2920. Info:

Renton Technical College

For individual information and counseling sessions, call 425-235-5840 for appointment. Roberts Campus Center, 3000 N.E. Fourth St. Info:

Bellevue Community College worker-retraining orientation

Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m., 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue. Room R203. Free tuition. Info: 425-564-4054, TTY: 425-564-4087;

The Opportunity Grant

Free tuition and books for those who qualify. Orientation is 2 p.m. Tuesdays at Bellevue Community College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Room D101. Info:

Lake Washington Technical College

2 p.m. Tuesdays, 11605 132nd Ave. N.E., Room W-204F, West Building, Kirkland. Info:

Edmonds Community College

Appointments available, 20000 68th Ave. W., Room 130, Mountlake Terrace Hall, Lynnwood. Info:

Employment assistance

Tuition support

Shoreline Community College offers the Food Stamp Employment & Training (FSET) Program, providing free tuition and services to students who are food-stamp-assistance recipients (but not receiving WorkFirst cash). Info:

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