2023 Palette of Possibilities Job Fair

Hosted By Painting with Purpose

City Hall Park, Burlington, VT Saturday, April 29th, 12-4PM

The Palette of Possibilities job fair aims to bring diverse members of theBurlington community together at City Hall Park for an innovative, student-run event.
Our goal is to provide an inclusive and exciting platform for local residents, students, veterans, and those struggling with their job search to connect with potential employers and discover new career opportunities, while also giving back to the community through our non-profit cause.
Join us for the first-of-its-kind outdoor job fair, where we aim to paint a picture of possibility for all job seekers.
33% of profits made from this event will be split and donated to the Samaritan House and Feeding Chittenden to help those in need in our community.


  • What is Provided to You as a Sponsor?

    ● 2 adjacent 10x10 plots of your choice  ● Free Wifi ● Electricity access ● 1 reserved parking space on College Street or Main Street for the duration of the event ● Up to 8 representatives (as opposed to 5 for a vendor)● Ability to sell products and/or merchandise● Free advertisement on advertising campaign:- 2 months of daily radio ads on local stations- Local newspaper ads/stories- Google digital advertising- Website advertising- Attendee flyers - Email advertising to all Painting With Purpose clients and connections- Social media postings (Front Porch Forum, NextDoor, Facebook, and Instagram)- Physical advertising all around and throughout event (street banners, lamp post banners, large event banner)

  • What Will You Gain from This Event?

    ● Acquire skilled labor for your company/non-profit● Enhance local brand image and awareness● Gain ability to support local causes that benefit our community● Experience a new and personable method of hiring personnel● Network with local companies to expand your reach

  • What is the Resume Building Station?

    The resume building station is dedicated to attendees who either do not have a professional resume, or do not have their resume on hand to give to a potential employer. This station will have 1 dedicated staff member at all times, printing resumes. There will be a QR code that will direct people to a Google doc with a professional resume template that an attendee can fill out, email to moc.esopruphtiwgnitniap%40semuser, and we will print it off for them.

  • Where are Attendees Coming From?

    ● Local colleges and universities● Local Trade Schools● Local High Schools● Veterans Associations● Staffing Organizations● Human Services




Plots are 10 feet by 10 feet. Sponsor items must stay inside their space.
Sponsor Plot markers on the day of the event will be stickers on the hardscape,
chalk outlines, cones or a mix.


Temporary parking will be on Main Street and College Street. Day parking lots can be found on the North End of St.Paul Street, and the West end of
College Street.


Extension cords must be covered by cover ramps when laid over a hardscape walking area.


Event security will be present from 10-5. They will be watching for smoking, drinking, suspicious activity, and any potential threat. We ask that you
please keep track of your belongings.


There is one permanent restroom at the park, and 3 additional
port-a-lets will be available right next to it.


Music will be on a low volume setting and appropriate for the event.


5 standing patio style heaters will be scattered throughout the event area.


Ethernet access is accessible on a first come, first serve basis. Wifi is
available to all Sponsors, and will not be shared with attendees.

Event Common Areas

At the North end, there will be a place for employers and attendees to meet one on one to meet each other in a more intimate setting. At the South end of the park, there will be tables and chairs reserved for attendees to congregate.