Chester County to Host Human Services and Behavioral Health Job Fair

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WEST CHESTER, PA — The PA CareerLink-Chester County, in partnership with the Chester County Workforce Development Board, is hosting a job and career fair on Thursday, September 22, with a focus on employment with companies in human services and behavioral health.

The job fair is open from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is located in Room 351 of the Chester County Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester.  Further details are available at www.chesco.org/bhjobfair.

According to Tyree Lewis, coordinator of the job fair and Director of Quality Management for Chester County’s Department of Mental Health/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, there are currently more than 200 job openings available through 24 behavioral health employers attending the fair, including Holcomb, Devereux, Resources for Human Development (RHD), Bowling Green Brandywine, St. Luke’s Penn Foundation, Chester County Human Services, and Community Care Behavioral Health.

“Every one of the employers at this job fair has a variety of job openings, including administrative support services within a behavioral health setting,” noted Lewis

“Building a career in the behavioral health arena truly is rewarding because it provides many opportunities to support others in life-changing ways,” adds Lewis.  “If you already have behavioral health qualifications and experience, or if you would like to learn more about the real benefits of a career in behavioral health, then I certainly encourage you to attend the job fair.  In addition to finding out what jobs are available, you can talk to the organizations represented there, to find out more about the incredible impact that those in human service and behavioral health jobs make on the health and well-being of our community.”

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The job fair is free, registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.  Further details are available by contacting a PA CareerLink Business Services Team Representative at 610-280-1036.

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