Job hunters can seek to impress nearly 40 employers at a Feb. 22 job fair at Saint Phillip AME Church.

The job fair, co-hosted by the church and Goodwill of North Georgia, takes place 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Elaine Armstrong, Goodwill’s vice president of marketing, said they are encourage anyone who is looking for a job – or a better job – to attend.

“Attendees should dress in business casual attire, bring copies of their resume, and be prepared to talk with multiple hiring employers,” she said.

Employers who will be ready to hire include DeKalb County Schools, Georgia Department of Labor, Marriott Corp., and Pepsi Co.

Job hunters are encouraged to pre-register at

Those who need help creating a resume and assistance honing their interview skills should visit any Goodwill career center prior to the job fair. For a list of centers, visit

Last year, Goodwill of North Georgia provided job training and employment services to 52,485 people and helped 24,188 people find jobs or start new businesses.

The organization currently operates 60 stores and about 58 attended donation centers. Proceeds from the stores help fund job training and placement programs.

Saint Philip AME is at 240 Candler Road in Atlanta, at the corner of Candler Road and Memorial Drive.