Saturday 25 May, 2019

SDC to host youth empowerment and job fair in Portmore

Social Development Commission (SDC), Capacity Development Coordinator, Parsha Allen (right), assists a young woman with résumé writing during an SDC training session.
Photo via JIS

Social Development Commission (SDC), Capacity Development Coordinator, Parsha Allen (right), assists a young woman with résumé writing during an SDC training session. Photo via JIS

The Social Development Commission (SDC) will be hosting its inaugural Youth Empowerment and Job Fair at the Cumberland Community Centre in Portmore, St. Catherine, from February 20 to 22.

The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. on each day and will assist the unemployed youth in Cumberland and surrounding areas to secure employment.

Participants will be engaged in the areas of résumé writing, skills development, leadership training, career counselling and interview preparation.

Young persons between the ages of 17 and 35 are encouraged to take their résumes and meet with prospective employers from various sectors, including communications, security and business process outsourcing (BPO).

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