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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Career Closet to Reopen to the Public

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PRESS RELEASE
For more information, contact:
Katherine Trombetta, 417-880-6306 or
[email protected]
March 25, 2021

Career Closet to Reopen to the Public

The Career Closet, located inside the Missouri Job Center at 2900 E. Sunshine, is reopening to the pubic for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The Career Closet provides interview appropriate clothing for job seekers free of charge.

“We are excited to be able to reopen the Career Closet as a service to job seekers who need a new look for a job interview,” said Sally Payne, Interim Director of Workforce Development for the City of Springfield. “We are also able to provide work clothes to those who are starting a new job, especially those entering the workforce for the first time or switching careers,” Payne added.

Up to two complete outfits can be provided free of charge to those who have job interviews scheduled or to those who are starting a new job and need clothes to boost their work wardrobe. The Missouri Job Center is accepting seasonal appropriate donations of gently used work clothes including shoes, scarves and handbags. The Job Center is open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. A receipt can be provided to individuals who make donations for tax reporting purposes.

 For media inquiries, contact Job Center spokesperson Katherine Trombetta at 417-880-6306 or  [email protected]

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The Missouri Job Center is a equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. MO TTY users may call 800-735-2966 or contact Missouri Relay at 711.

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