Hiring events Career fairs Edmonds Community College career fair takes place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 15 at Triton Union 202, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Info: www.edcc.edu/careerfair Veterans...

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Hiring events

Career fairs

Edmonds Community College career fair takes place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 15 at Triton Union 202, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Info: www.edcc.edu/careerfair

Veterans career fair

RecruitMilitary Career Fair event, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center, 1500 Broadway Tacoma (Greater Seattle), WA 98402. Programs help returning troops, other vets and service members, and spouses find jobs. Info: www.recruitmilitary.com

Résumé clinic

Bring your résumé to this interactive workshop and get some résumé first-aid. Monday, May 12, 7 p.m.-8:15 p.m. Tully’s in Wallingford, 2100 N 45th (at Meridian), Seattle. Free, drop-ins welcome. Info: www.CareerCounselingWithaTwist.com/events

For older job-seekers

Age 55-plus job-search workshop

Learn about job-search readiness and job leads from 10:30 a.m.-noon May 14 at the Central Building, 810 Third Ave., Suite 150, Seattle. For Seattle-King County residents only. Info: seniors@seattle.gov

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 blong@aarp.org

Worker retraining


Asian Counseling and Referral Service Vocational Program offers free training for eligible Seattle residents. Orientation is held 3 p.m. Tuesdays at 720 Eighth Ave. S., Suite 120, Seattle. Info: 206-695-7569.

Certificate program

APA-accredited polygraph-examiner certificate program at Tacoma Community College, beginning July 7 at 6501 S. 19th St. Info: 253-460-4419 or jkime@tacomacc.edu

Community-college offerings

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

South Seattle Community College

1 p.m. Thursdays, Robert Smith Building, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Room 81. Info: www.southseattle.edu/wrp

North Seattle Community College

2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, College Center Building, 9600 College Way N., Room 3449. Info: www.northseattle.edu/wrp

Highline Community College

1 p.m. Tuesdays, 2400 S. 240th St., Room 214, Building 6, Des Moines. Info: www.highline.edu/wrt

Cascadia Community College (Bothell)

1 p.m. Wednesdays, 18345 Campus Way N.E., Cascadia Building, Room 161. Info: www.cascadia.ctc.edu/wrp

Seattle Central Community College

2 p.m. Thursdays, 1701 Broadway, Room 4180. Info: www.seattlecentral.edu/wrp

Shoreline Community College

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

Renton Technical College

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

Bellevue Community College

worker retraining orientation

Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue, WA 98007. Through June 17, Rm. A228; June 24- Aug. 5, Rm. R203. Free tuition. Info: (425) 564-4054, TTY: 425-564-4087; worktrng@bcc.ctc.edu, www.bellevuecollege.edu/wrp/we,

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: hmorgan@bcc.ctc.edu

Lake Washington Technical College

1 p.m. Tuesdays, 11605 132nd Ave. N.E., Room W-206, West Building, Kirkland. Info: www.lwtc.edu/wrp

Edmonds Community College

Appointments available, 20000 68th Ave. W., Room 130, Mountlake Terrace Hall, Lynnwood. Info: www.edcc.edu/retraining

Certification program

Construction-safety certification offered through Edmonds Community College. Classes through June 20. Info: info@edcc.edu

Employment assistance

Tuition support

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

Job-development assistance

Neurology Vocational Services Unit, helping people with neurological disabilities such as epilepsy, brain injury, LD, MS, find and keep employment. Open enrollment 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at 401 Broadway Ave., Room 2088, Seattle. Info: www.nvsrehab.org

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