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Northwest Career Fair

Sales, customer service, accounting, marketing, technical and manufacturing positions available; 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. Tuesday, Seattle Center (Northwest Rooms), First Avenue North and Republican Street. Info:

In-home caregivers

Multiple openings for full- and part-time caregivers, to be employed by Home Instead. No appointment needed. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at WorkSource Rainier, 2531 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at WorkSource Affiliate North Seattle, 9600 College Way N., Suite 1151. More information: 206-529-6012 or

Snoqualmie Valley opportunities

The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a free job fair noon-6 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Si High School in Snoqualmie. Take exit 27 off Interstate 90 and follow the signs to 8651 Meadowbrook Way S.E. Those who cannot attend may e-mail their résumé to and it will be shared with all represented companies. Information: 425-888-6362.

Drivers wanted

Interviewing for long-haul shuttle drivers, yard-duty drivers and van drivers. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, WorkSource North Seattle, 9600 College Way N., Suite 1151. Must RSVP via or 206-529-6012.

For military, veterans, spouses

The military-to-civilian recruiting firm RecruitMilitary will present a free hiring event for job seekers who have military backgrounds. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, 1500 Broadway.

Job-search assistance

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

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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