Job and Employment Links for the Week of February 26
The Department of Labor blog (February 21, 2017) Climbing to the Top on Ladder Safety. March is National Ladder Safety Month, director of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA)area office in Fort Worth, Department of Labor, invites workers to participate in the Ladder Safety Symposium on March 2 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am, CT. You can participate live or remotely.
The U.S. Department of Labor blog (January 31, 2017) Make Your Mark in Health Care with a Science or Engineering Job . Teri Morisi, a branch chief at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, introduces somes of the science and engineering occupations impacting health care. All pay median wages above the median wage for all occupations ($36,200) and are projected to have job openings through 2024. All of these jobs need at least a bachelor's degree for entry. You can explore all of these occupations and many more in the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
The U.S. Department of Labor blog (February 13, 2017) Shape the Future With a Teaching Career. Allen Chen, an economist at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, states that teachers give students the knowledge and tools to succeed both in school and beyond the classroom. It is a smart career choice, too: Most teaching jobs pay above the median for all occupations ($36,200), and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects there will be more then 2 million job openings between 2014 and 2024 for teachers at all levels.
Brooklyn Woods is actively recruiting for their Free Woodworker Job Training Program. Orientations are held every Wednesday at 10 am sharp. Please bring a photo ID. Be prepared to fill out an application and to take a math, reading and measurement test. Orientation lasts 2 hours. If you have questions, call 718-389-3636.
ACS Career Training Institute offers training skills in bookkeeping, accounting, medical office, medical administration and office administration. Internship and job placement assistance included. Please call 718-661-9771 ext. 102.
The Chinese-American Planning Council Workforce Development Division offers education, training, placement, and post placement support services to job seekers. Job training programs include BuildingWorks Pre-ApprenticeshipTraining, Hospitality Careers and LVMH Fundamentals in Luxury Retail Training.
Children's Community Services, Inc. will present a recruitment on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm for Director of Housing (1 opening), Director of Social Services (2 openings), Operations Manager (1 opening), Residential Aide Shift Supervisor (4 openings), Case Manager Supervisor (4 openings), Case Manager (5 openings), Housing Specialist (5 openings), Residential Aide (20 openings) at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Please contact Ms. Diaz at 718-613-3696.
Job Finding Club on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 2 - 4 pm at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay Ave. 2nd floor, Flushing, NY 11355. This is a weekly support group focusing on obtaining job goal(s). Please call 718-321-6316 or 718-661-5012.
Career Development workshop: Transferring Skills on Thursday, March 2, 2017, 12:30 - 2:30 pm for all interested jobseekers and dislocated workers to identify transferable skills and target them to new jobs, at Flushing Workerforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay Ave. 2nd floor, Flushing NY 11355.
Brooklyn Community Board 14: Available jobs
The New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCE&TC) is an association of 200 community-based organizations, educational institutions, and labor unions that annually provide job training and employment services to over 750,000 New Yorkers, including welfare recipients, unemployed workers, low-wage workers, at-risk youth, the formerly incarcerated, immigrants and the mentally and physically disabled. View NYCE&TC Job Listings.
Digital NYC is the official online hub of the New York City startup and technology ecosystem, bringing together every company, startup, investor, event, job, class, blog, video, workplace, accelerator, incubator, resource, and organization in the five boroughs. Search jobs by category on this site.
St. Nicks Alliance Workforce Development provides Free Job Training and Educational Programs in Environmental Response and Remediation Tec (ERRT). Commercial Driver's License, Pest Control Technician Training (PCT), Employment Search and Prep Training and Job Placement, Earn Benefits and Career Path Center. For information and assistance, please visit St. Nicks Alliance Workforce Development or call 718-302-2057 ext. 202.
Brooklyn Workforce Innovations helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement. Currently, BWI offers free job training programs in four industries: commercial driving, telecommunications cable installation, TV and film production, and skilled woodworking.
CMP (formerly Chinatown Manpower Project) in lower Manhattan is now recruiting for a free training in Quickbooks, Basic Accounting, and Excel. This training is open to anyone who is receiving food stamps but no cash assistance. Class runs for eight weeks, followed by one-on-one meetings with a job developer. CMP also provides Free Home Health Aide Training for bilingual English/Cantonese speakers who are receiving food stamps but no cash assistance. Training runs Mondays through Fridays for six weeks and includes test prep and taking the HHA certification exam. Students learn about direct care techniques such as taking vital signs and assisting with personal hygiene and nutrition. For more information for the above two training programs, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, call 212-571-1690, or visit. CMP also provides tuition-based healthcare and business trainings free to students who are entitled to ACCESS funding.
Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) trains women and places them in careers in the skilled construction, utility, and maintenance trades. It helps women achieve economic independence and a secure future. For information call 212-627-6252 or register online.
Grace Institute provides tuition-free, practical job training in a supportive learning community for underserved New York area women of all ages and from many different backgrounds. For information call 212-832-7605.
Please note this page will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of February 26 become available.