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Join us on June 23rd for a jobs fair

North Branch Works
June 20, 2022

We are excited to host our first Community Jobs Fair on June 23 from 1-4 p.m. at the Linda & Bill Gantz Boys and Girls Club  (2915 N. Leavitt Street). All Chicago residents exploring the jobs market are invited to participate and network with local businesses along the North Branch who offer high-quality jobs.

This open-house style event is free and open to the public. Job seekers interested in stopping by are encouraged to RSVP here.

Participating local businesses include Mars Wrigley, REI Lincoln Park, The Salt Shed, Fitness Formula Clubs, Artist Frame Service, Jayson Home, Chicago Art Source, Bella Moulding, Legacy Hospitality, Velasquez Complete Auto Care, VMB Auto Clinic, Lucas Tire & Auto Care, Sweep Home Chicago, Windy City Fieldhouse, the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago, Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation, American Heritage Fireplace, and The Paramount Group.

Job openings from participating businesses are listed below. To learn more about each opening, click on the business name:

Mars Wrigley

  • Technicians

The Salt Shed

  • Bartenders
  • Barbacks
  • Expeditors
  • VIP Hosts
  • Guest Services
  • Box Office

REI Lincoln Park

  • Day Guide
  • Bike Mechanic
  • Department Sales Lead
  • Security and Safety Specialist
  • Local Marketing & Branch Engagement Program Manager
  • Regional Manager, Local Marketing

Velasquez Auto

  • Service Advisors
  • Technicians

VMB Auto Clinic

  • Service Advisors
  • Technicians

Lucas Tire & Auto

  • Mechanics
  • Service Advisors

Fitness Formula Clubs

  • Personal trainers
  • Group fitness instructors
  • Sales representatives
  • Bar tenders
  • Cafe workers
  • Life guards
  • Operations Manager

Legacy Hospitality (Including The Whale, The Vig, and Welcome Back Lounge)

  • Culinary Talent/HOH - prep cooks, line cooks
  • Front of House - hosts, servers, bartenders, barbacks, bussers, food runners
  • Good Will Ambassadors - greeting guests and checking IDs during high volume periods

Goltz Group (including Artist Frame Service, Jayson Home, Chicago Art Source, Bella Moulding)

  • Art Sales Consultant - Commercial Interiors
  • Billing/Accounts Receivable Rep
  • Warehouse Associate
  • CNC Programmer Operator
  • Production - Fitting Department
  • Shipping & Receiving Clerk
  • Click here for more information on the openings

Sweep Home Chicago

  • Cleaning Technicians

Windy City Fieldhouse

  • Corporate Events Staff (part-time)
  • Sports Facility Operation Staff (part-time)
  • Front Desk Associate (part-time)

Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation

  • Janitor
  • Maintenance
  • Leasing Occupancy Specialist
  • Receptionist (part-time)

Illinois Department of Human Services

  • Registered Nurse I & II (Licensed in Illinois)
  • Mental Health Technician Trainee (equivalent to a C.N.A, no experience required)
  • Social Worker (Masters)
  • Dietitian (Licensed in Illinois)
  • Hearing & Speech Associate (Masters)
  • Hearing & Speech Specialist (Licensed in Illinois)
  • Physician Specialist (Licensed in Illinois)
  • Medical Director (Licensed in Illinois)
  • Dentist (I & II) (Licensed in Illinois)
  • Information Services Specialist (I & II) (Bachelors)
  • Information Systems Analyst (I, II, III) (Associates)
  • Rehabilitation Counselor Trainee (Masters)
  • Psychologist (Masters)
  • Psychologist Associate (Masters)
  • Activity Therapist (Bachelors)
  • Social Services Career Trainee (Bachelors)
  • Accountant (Bachelors)
  • Cook I & II (Valid Food Service Sanitation Certificate from IDPH or Certified Food Protection Manager from ANSI)
  • Office Assistant (HS Diploma/GED)
  • Office Associate (HS Diploma/GED)
  • Public Aid Eligibility Assistant (HS Diploma/GED)

The Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC)

  • Brand Ambassador @ Gifted Breads
  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Bilingual Production Assistant @ Meliora Cleaning Products
  • Development Manager @ ICNC
  • Accounting Manager @ ICNC
  • Cashier, Line Cooks, Prep Cooks, Dishwasher, & More @ Sinya Restaurant
  • Prep & Line Cooks @ Three House Restaurant
  • Social Media Assistant @ Keep It Savory Salt Company
  • Executive Sous Chef ​
  • ​Executive Personal Chef
  • Farmer's Market Associate
  • Various Grocery Store Job Opportunities
  • Program Coordinator @ Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly
  • Customer Support Associate
  • Operations Assistant ​
  • Part-Time Lab Technician

American Heritage Fireplace

  • General laborers to help carpenters install and remodel fireplaces
  • Chimney Sweep technicians
  • Chimney Repair technicians
  • Service technicians

The Paramount Group

  • Servers
  • Bartenders
  • Cooks
  • Dishwashers
  • Porters

The jobs fair is being co-sponsored by:

For more information or if your business would like to join our jobs fair at no cost, please contact Steve Simmons, Director of Business and Economic Development at 773-929-5552 x2226 or

The Chicago Department of Planning and Development has provided generous support for the jobs fair through the Local Industrial Retention Initiative Program (LIRI).

Stay tuned to our social media and e-newsletter for updates about the jobs fair as the event approaches.

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