The Himalayan Institute just outside of Honesdale is gearing up to host a community job fair. The nonprofit will hold the event tomorrow, Wednesday, May 11, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. It's located at 952 Bethany Turnpike. Positions range from summer jobs for young adults to full-time gigs including dozens at the federal prison in Waymart. Other employers from across Wayne County will also be on hand.
For a list of employers at the job fair tomorrow and more information, head here or call 570-309-7860.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in Wayne County is 6.9% which is higher than the national of five percent. The stats were released May 6.