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Learning, Earning & Living CK Career Expo and Job Fair

Explore some of the reasons that residents from around the world are choosing to call Chatham-Kent home. With a variety of lifestyle options - from downtown living to lakeside escapes, Chatham-Kent offers a high quality of life in safe, family-friendly neighbourhoods. 

With an estimated total 18,300 jobs to fill by 2030, Chatham-Kent needs a wide range of talent needs to support local businesses. Find information on working in CK, job search supports, educational opportunities, and local networks to support your career growth in the community.

Chatham-Kent families can choose from more than 50 elementary and secondary schools. From Public, Catholic, or Private schools, and English or French language programs, you have quality choices for your family's education.

There are also two post-secondary schools in Chatham-Kent; St. Clair College – Chatham Campus and University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus. Both post-secondary schools offer a variety of programs in diplomas, certificates, apprenticeships, and co-op education pathways.

Come join a community where almost half of the workforce enjoys driving 15 minutes or less to work. A community that allows you to keep everything in balance: family, work, health, relaxation, and your budget.

Chat with the LivingCK team to get more information about choosing Chatham-Kent to learn, earn and live. 

Learning, Earning and Living CK Career Expo and Job Fair Recap

This event offered local students, local jobseekers and external jobseekers ways to engage with employers and community partners in the following sections:

  • Learning (Career Expo): An experiential, hands-on and interactive career pathway expo 
  • Earning (Job Fair):  A job fair to showcase current job opportunities.
  • Living CK: An interactive lounge with digital storytelling to showcase life in Chatham-Kent.

To learn more about the project and impact, view the LEL CK infographic. 

This project is funded in part by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Thank you to contributing funding partners:

  • Chatham-Kent Community Leaders' Cabinet
  • Chatham-Kent Local Immigration Partnership
  • Municipality of Chatham-Kent Human Resources and Organizational Development (HROD), Employment & Social Services (ESS), Child Care and Early Years (CCEY)
Thank you to contributing planning partners:
  • Adult Language and Learning
  • Chatham-Kent Workforce Planning Board
  • Child and Youth Planning Network (CYPN)
  • College Boreal
  • Lambton-Kent District School Board
  • St. Clair Catholic District School Board
  • St. Clair College Chatham Campus
  • University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus
  • Vision Us