Leamington, ON – South Essex Community Council (SECC) is excited to announce the first ever Career Week, hosted by SECC’s Career Hub on March 14-18 from 1-4pm each day. Students and Young Adults aged 14-29 are invited to attend the free 5-day long Career Week events that feature speakers from different career paths, resume tips, free headshots, and individual appointments with Career Counsellors.
“We see the need for students and young adults to have access to supports in choosing their intended career path.” says Stephen Gard, SECC’s Manager of Programs and Development. “Our Career Hub is well equipped to provide these services, and we’ve partnered with industry professionals to share information.”
The week-long event will take place at SECC’s Leamington Office and have a variety of speakers from various careers including: policing, law, healthcare, skilled trades, manufacturing and social media marketing. There will also be sessions on in demand jobs in Essex County, financial assistance to attend post-secondary education and matching your career path to your personality type.
Resume help and career counselling will be available on a drop-in basis daily from 1 pm – 2 pm. Participants must register for the Career sessions due to space limitations. Parents are welcome to attend. For each session attended, individuals will receive a ballot to be placed in a draw for a pair of Apple AirPods and a Starbucks Gift Card.
Free transit is available for those who need it. For more information, call the office at 519-326-8629 or message us on Instagram at @SouthEssexCC. Anyone can register for free at secc.on.ca/careerweek.