Job-seeker workshops announced |

Job-seeker workshops announced

Staff Reports

Douglas County, the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce and JOIN Inc. are conducting two-day workshops for COVID-19 impacted career seekers. Workshop attendees will learn resume building skills, interview techniques, job search skills and how to keep a job.

These free two-day workshops will take place at the Douglas County Social Services, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. They are offered from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on two consecutive days on Dec. 7 and 8 for those interested and eligible. Seating for each workshop is limited.

Topics include writing resumés, learning to keep track of a job search, interview techniques and keeping new jobs.

Career seekers in Douglas County are encouraged to call JOIN Inc. at 775-283-0125 to register.

For information, visit

Someone who wants to try substitute teaching should check a job fair Nov. 18.

As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Douglas County schools are experiencing a shortage of people willing to be substitute teachers.

The district is hosting a virtual substitute job fair 6 p.m. Nov. 18 on Zoom. The link is at and the password is subs2020.