Long-term care job fair is June 29

Participating companies include Prestige Care and Columbia Ridge Senior Living

Nearly 40 companies from Southwest Washington, Clackamas County and the Portland metro area that are seeking employees will be promoting their job openings at a free long-term care job and career fair Wednesday, June 29.

Long-term care professionals provide medical care and other services for children and adults living with chronic health problems. Individuals interested in working in long-term care and learning about the various occupations it employs can meet with professionals from in-home care, assisted living, and rehabilitation companies, among others. Long-term care jobs and careers include opportunities in nursing, caregiving, culinary, skilled trades, housekeeping and administration.

The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Portland Airport, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

Some of the companies that will be present include: CDM Caregiving Services, Columbia Ridge Senior Living, Pretige Care, Helping Hands Home Care, Mary’s Woods, Nursingale, Rose Villa, West Hills Health & Rehabilitation and Willamette View.

Community colleges, WorkSource and schools that provide training for health care jobs will also be present to discuss education and training opportunities.

Attendees should bring resumes, dress for an interview and be prepared to speak with employers.

The region’s long-term care sector is anticipated to add more than 6,000 jobs during the next eight years.

Registration and information, including a list of companies that will be at the event, can be found at www.Ltcjobcareerfair.eventbrite.com.