July Job Fest at Dryades YMCA

New Orleans & Company is hosting its July Job Fest in partnership with City Councilmember Jay Banks. Join us on Wednesday, July 11th from noon-3 p.m. at Dryades YMCA. We have top employers in the city’s largest industry ready to hire great, enthusiastic people like you! More details are below. For example, Audubon Nature Institute is currently looking for an Electrical Apprentice, as well as Concessions Managers for the Zoo & the Aquarium! More details are below.


Job Fest Details 

When: Wednesday, July 11th, Noon to 3 p.m.

Where: Dryades YMCA, 2220 Oretha C. Haley Blvd.

Who: New Orleans & Company is hosting the event and everyone is welcome to attend. List of the participating employers are below:

New Orleans Hotel Collection 
Hotel Management
Waffle House
Dickie Brennan & Company
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Hospitality Enterprises
Four Points by Sheraton 
Liberty’s Kitchen 
Pelican New Orleans
Coaxum Enterprises
Daughters of  Charity 
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co 
Louisiana Restaurant Association 
Hilton Garden Inn 
Job 1 
Pythian Market 

Designed to be a one-stop shop for job candidates, Job Fest allows participants to meet with a variety of employers from hotels, restaurants, and other tourism fields. Participants can ask questions and learn more about the hiring process in a welcoming, one-on-one setting. The Job Fest is part of an effort to connect job seekers to careers in the hospitality and tourism industry across New Orleans.

Why: In New Orleans, tourism provides thousands of satisfying jobs in fields like guest relations, finance, administration, housekeeping, food and beverage service and beyond. Each job offers an opportunity for growth to move up in a company while enjoying employee benefits and the peace of mind that comes with a steady paycheck. A job in hospitality and tourism – which can start by a visit to Job Fest – is the basis for a lasting and fulfilling career in New Orleans.

*List of employers are subject to change