- December 8 - December 26
- December 12 at 6:00 pm
- This event has passed.
Afghan Refugees in Clarkston: Atlanta Refugee Hiring Fair
July 28, 2022 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Accenture and Welcome.US are bringing hiring opportunities to the Clarkston Community Center, connecting Afghan newcomers with the chance to restart their careers locally in Atlanta. Hiring fair participants will have the opportunity to meet with 20-30 local employers hiring for roles at a variety of skill levels, from hourly to salaried. The hiring fair will offer robust onsite resources: resume assistance; translation services; lunch and children’s activities will be available, all free of charge.
Applicants will have the opportunity to meet with employers, including: Accenture; Concord Hospitality; Delta Airlines; Extended Stay America; Genuine Parts Company; Goodwill of North Georgia; Grady Health System; Hyatt Centric Midtown Atlanta; Hyatt Regency Suites of Atlanta; IHG Hotels & Resorts; Marriott Hotels; Pilgrims and Village Park.
Organizers are expecting 200-300 newcomers to attend.
Moeen Amini, recent Afghani newcomer to Atlanta (December 2021) and current Accenture employee.
Representatives from Welcome.US, Accenture and other companies hiring at the event.
Public officials, including DeKalb County CEO, Michael Thurmond, and the Mayor of Clarkston, Beverly Burks, will be on hand at 11 a.m. to greet newcomers at the hiring fair.