History & Objective

After Vermilion’s first parish-wide job fair in March of 2016, local civic leaders and workforce partners wanted to create a dedicated pathway to employers and job seekers. Using funds earmarked for workforce development, the Vermilion at Work initiative was launched in July of the same year.  Vermilion at Work is an over-arching brand for employment services of all kinds, assisting those seeking career opportunities and employers in Vermilion Parish.

Program Areas

Workforce Connect

For details regarding the 2017 Vermilion Parish Job Fair, including a list of participating employers, click here.

**Upcoming fair**

22nd Annual LEDA Job Fair

Employer Tune-Ups

Avoid Costly Hiring Mistakes 2.24.16 –
Laura Johnson, Allen & Gooch

From Hire to Fire – the ABCs of Employment Law 3.14.16 –
Laura Johnson, Allen & Gooch

Career Readiness

Jobseeker Training Tips 3.15.16 – Laurie J. James, Image & Resume Consultant

Jobseeker Workshop Tips 4.5.17 – Sherman Bernard, Goodwill Industries of Acadiana & Jabian Sellers, LA Workforce Commission

Acadiana Opportunity – If you were laid off from the oil and gas industry, you might qualify for grant money to cover the cost of enrolling in training or certification classes.

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Workforce Partners