2nd Chance Job Fair


Learn about career opportunities in Lafayette and surrounding areas for justice involved and formerly incarcerated persons and their families. Employers with current career openings will exhibit.

Employers Click Here to reserve a recruitment table at this event!

This event is FREE and open to the public.

When: Thursday, July 21, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Where: Philadelphia Christian Church, 200 W. Willow Street, Lafayette, LA 

Questions/ Information:  Pastor Charles Banks: 337-344-9345, revcebanks@hotmail.com 

Jessica Hall: 337-315-8220, jessica.hall@lafayettesheriff.com

Acadiana Workforce Solutions: 337-347-9115


Job Fair Preparation events!

Where: Fellowship Full Gospel Ministries, 138 Friendship Street, Lafayette, LA 70501

When: Saturday, July 16th, 10am to 12 noon

Free haircuts

Professional clothing

Support services 

Monday, July 18th, 10am to 12 noon

Resume assistance

How to speak with employers

Job fair preparation advice 

Featuring Pastor Charles Banks and Career Specialists from Acadiana Workforce Solutions


Last update 06/30/2022
This information is updated regularly. Please check back often.


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Acadiana Workforce Solutions - Workforce development, employment services, placement, & career training

Beacon Community Connections - Navigation services of community resources

Louisiana Workforce Commission - Workforce Mobile Unit will be on site to help job seekers with applying for positions, printing resumes, and more!


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