NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the Office of Workforce Development will celebrate the grand opening of Job1’s new office with a career fair.

On Thursday, Oct. 12, job seekers will have the opportunity to connect with high-paying, high-demand jobs at the new Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard location. The fair will provide on-site services, connect job seekers, and celebrate the new building.

The event will happen from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a ribbon cutting to happen at 1 p.m. at 1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Officials with Job1 Business and Career Solutions say the goal is to provide employers with a skilled workforce and to link seekers to employment that leads to self-sufficiency by way of federally funded training services. 

Cantrell will be joined by:

  • Sunae Villavaso — Office of Workforce Development Director
  • Gregory Curtis — New Orleans Workforce Development Board Chair
  • Pastor Tom Watson — Dryades YMCA Board of Directors and JOB1 Partner Chair
  • Debra Giordano — Service and Delivery for Equus Workforce Solutions Vice-President
  • Councilmember Lesli Harris — District B 

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