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PVJOBS hosts recruitment event for Uber

OW Staff Writer | 3/22/2016, noon
PVJOBS is partnering with Uber to recruit 12,000 additional drivers in the Los Angeles area, and applicants can visit PVJOBS ...

PVJOBS is partnering with Uber to recruit 12,000 additional drivers in the Los Angeles area, and applicants can visit PVJOBS at 4112 S. Main St. anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 23 to sign up.

Applicants must bring theirfour 4-door, 2001 or newer model car with a clean title; their California Driver's License; vehicle registration; insurance card; and personal banking information to Wednesday’s event.

"Uber's recruiting practices reflect our PVJOBS mission: making job opportunities available to local, disadvantaged residents," PVJOBS executive director Ernest Roberts said. "We appreciate Uber's commitment to the communities it serves."

PVJOBS is a nationally recognized, nonprofit organization that works with major construction projects, unions and 130 community-based organizations to provide construction job opportunities to local, at-risk residents. These at-risk youth and adults have either come from single-parent homes, have been welfare recipients, did not complete high school, have former gang affiliations, endured homelessness or have been incarcerated. PVJOBS has nearly 16,000 active, job-ready candidates in its database. Since its formation in 1998, PVJOBS has filled more than 7,000 positions, maintaining a retention rate of 89 percent.

4112 South Main Street

Los Angeles, CA 90037

Voice: 323.432.3955

Fax: 323.432.3995