CareerSource Southwest Florida to Participate in Fourth Annual Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Event
Statewide Hiring Fair Connects Florida Veterans with Career Opportunities
CareerSource Southwest Florida is proud to announce Paychecks for Patriots, a special hiring fair in November dedicated to local veterans. Held across the state, Paychecks for Patriots plans to match military and veteran candidates with current position openings. Did you know that more than 1,700 active military, veterans and their family members have gained employment from connections made at these events?
This year, CareerSource Southwest Florida has partnered with Lee Health in combining two community impacting events: Military Appreciation Day and Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Event. Our goal is to connect and serve as many members of our local veteran community.
Event: Paychecks for Patriots
Date: November 5th, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: 2061 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33901
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the Florida National Guard and the Florida Department of Veteran Affairs are partnering with CareerSource Florida regions to place veterans in new careers. Veterans are matched with employers who value the knowledge, skills and attributes attained during military service.
CareerSource Southwest Florida is proud to be a partner in working towards making Florida the most veteran-friendly state in the nation. Veterans in attendance will have the opportunity to connect with a wide range of employers during a full week of events occurring the week of Veterans Day, November 7-11, 2016. This week will provide numerous veterans with meaningful employment from businesses who are dedicated to assisting veterans and their families find careers that match their unique skills and aspirations.
For more information on events and companies that will be present, visit the Paychecks for Patriots website.
If you are a Veteran, an Employer or an Organization interested in participating in Paychecks for Patriots, please contact
Danielle Brown, 239-931-8200 extension 1155, firstname.lastname@example.org