CareerSource, CF to sponsor job fair at Hampton Center

Calvin Jackson leaves after voting at the Hampton Center Voting Precinct on West Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala, Fla. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 2020.

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Posted December 3, 2021 | By Joel Bronson

In this file photo, Calvin Jackson leaves after voting at the Hampton Center Voting Precinct on West Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala on Nov. 3, 2020. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette]

Representatives from Citrus, Marion and Levy Counties have teamed together to sponsor a job fair for those looking for employment.

Florida House of Representatives member Yvonne Hayes Hinson and Ocala City Councilman Ire Bethea, Sr. have partnered with CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion and the College of Central Florida to organize the event.

The job fair will be held on Wednesday, December 8th from 2-4 the College of Central Florida’s Hampton Center, located at 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., in Ocala.

Area businesses who have committed to attend include Central Florida Electric of Ocala, City of Ocala, City of Ocala Water Resources, Encompass Health, Marion County Public Schools (custodial, food service, and transportation), Marion County Board of County Commissioners, Ocala Oaks, Visiting Angels, and the World Equestrian Center.

Hayes Hinson hopes that this event provides citizens, especially young people who need employment, the opportunity to find a job.

“My aim for this event is to give members of the younger generation a legitimate hope for their professional future,” Hayes Hinson said. “Work creates dignity, and every citizen deserves the chance to work.”

Rusty Skinner, CEO for CareerSource CLM, said, “We are so excited to team up with Rep. Hayes Hinson, Councilman Bethea, and CF to bring such outstanding opportunities to the community.”

Those who plan to attend are encouraged to dress for the job(s) they plan to apply for and bring printed copies of their current resumes.

For those who would like professional assistance with updating their resume in preparation for the job fair, as well as assistance in preparing for on-site interviews, can contact CareerSource CLM at 800-434-JOBS (5627) or by going to

For more information about the job fair, call 352-562-0514.

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