Worlds of Opportunity Career EXPO

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Name: Worlds of Opportunity Career EXPO
Date: April 9, 2019 - April 10, 2019
Event Description:
The Worlds of Opportunity Career Expo is an opportunity to be a part of the pathway that will attract youth to business with in-demand careers. More than 3,500 regional middle and high school students will be invited to attend and explore career opportunities for their future. Four zones, are identified as potential career pathways to jobs in our area. Each zone will provide hands-on demonstrations and interactive activities to create a relevant job awareness for students.

Exhibitors to date:
ZONE 1: Transportation, Energy/Utilities, Public Safety, Construction, Agriculture
Air Wisconsin Airlines
Allied Universal Security
Cooper Steel
CSE
Framatome
Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC)
Jamerson-Lewis Construction
LU School of Aeronautics
Lynchburg Police Dept.
PROCON
Southern Landscape Group
Southside Electric Cooperative & SVCC Power Line Worker Training School
TestEquity
Virginia State Police
Virginia Technical Institute

ZONE 2: Manufacturing, Automotive/Logistics, Engineering/Environment
Adams Construction Co.
Army National Guard
Atelier II, Architecture
CVCC
ODJC
Sentry Equipment & Erectors
Smyth Co. - Bedford
Southern Air
Tessy Plastics
Yakattack

ZONE 3: Financial/ Financial Services, Retail/Customer Service, Hospitality/Tourism, Marketing/Communications
First National Bank
Genworth
J Crew
Keller Williams
Liberty University School of Business
Spirit FM
Sylvain Melloul Int. Hair Academy

ZONE 4: Healthcare/Medical, Technology
Autumn Care of Altavista
CENTRA
First Dominion Home Health
Integrated Technology Group
LU School of Aeronautics
LU School of Nursing
ODJC
Rehab Associates of Central VA
Soundz Hearing Center
Team Nurse
Westminster Canterbury
 
There is no cost for businesses to exhibit. Please complete Worlds of Opportunity Career Expo form and the Activities Sheet form by Friday, March 15, if you would like to participate.

This career pathway resource is funded in part with funds the from U. S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) award (#: AA-32183-18-55-A-51) awarded to the City of Lynchburg on behalf of the Central Virginia Workforce Development Board. Additional matching funds
of $23,000 comes from the Region 2 Go Virginia Talent Collaborative Grant.


The Central Virginia Workforce Development Board and Virginia Career Works Lynchburg/Lynchburg Youth Center are equal opportunity employers/programs. 
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  The full Equal Opportunity Provisions policy can be found by following https://www.vcwcentralregion.com/wp-content/uploads/AP-201-EO-Equal-Opportunity-Provisions-12-17.docx
 


 
Event Sponsors:

Presenting Partner

Location:
Liberty University Indoor Track
Date/Time Information:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
April 9-10, 2019
Contact Information:
(434) 845-5966
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