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The New York Public Library Eastchester Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment on Thursday, August 24, 11 am - 2 pm. 

The New York Public Library Bronx Library Center 8th ANNUAL JOB EXPO on Wednesday, September 27, 11 am - 4 pm.

This week marks the 80th anniversary of the passage of the National Apprenticeship Act (also known as the Fitzgerald Act) which directed the U.S. Department of Labor to work with industry and states to promote apprenticeship programs accross the country, and to formulate and promote labor standards necessary to safeguard the welfare of apprentices.  In the  first half of the twentieth century, apprenticeship programs mainly  involved the manufacturing, construction, and utilities industries.  Today, hundreds of thousands of apprentices are employed in more than 1,000 occupations - and there's more growth on the horizon.  You can learn more from the following DOL blogs:  Celebrating 80 Years of Promoting Apprenticeship,  Building on a Proud History of Apprenticeship,  Inclusion and Innovation: Expanding the American Apprenticeship Model.

Community Links Supported Education Program is a non-profit initiative supporting individuals with mental health conditions in pursuing education goals and successfully completing college, certification, licensing or vocational degrees.  Training  opportunities include IT Training, Commercial Driver's License, Home Health Aide, Construction Work, NYS Master Barber, Medical Assistant, Maintenance and Janitorial, TV Production Assistant, Health and Office Operation (Medical Records), Wood Working, Cable Installation, Hospitality and Tourism Industry (NRAEF Certification), OSHA License and more.    Eligible individuals must be 18 years or older; living in NYC: and living with a Mental Health condition.  Please reach out at 929-210-9810.

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-Apprenticeship Training, Hospitality Careers and LVMH Fundamentals in Luxury Retail Training.  

Teaching English as a Second Language to Adults (TESLA) Certificate:  The Literacy Assistance Center will offer its Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 TESLA Certificate Program  at no cost to all participants who are selected for these cohorts. In this program, participants gain a solid foundation in the theories of teaching ESOL to adults as well as hands-on-application.

Hostos Community College (CUNY) Bridge to Healthcare HSE Class will help individuals to prepare for the high school equivalency (HSE) exam , explore careers in healthcare, and develop academic skills in a healthcare context.  Classes: Monday - Thursday, September 18 - December 21, 2017, 7:00 - 9:30 pm.  For information call 718-664-2542.

LaGuardia Community College (CUNY) Opportunity Academy offers free Construction Office Administration  training and paid internships that can lead to employment.  Participants will start off making $11 an hour on the first day of class.  The Academy will provide career guidance and support to help participants  ace their next job interview.  Classes begin September 19, 2017.  Call 718-482-5946 to sign up for an information session.

Grace Institute is recruiting  for the Administrative Professional Program (APP)  which is scheduled to begin  in September 2017.  Program workshops with corporations and executives.  Top employers include Catholic Charities, Macy's Corporate Office, Kane Kessler, P.C., Latham and Walkins, CityMD and Weill Cornell Medical.  Please register for an upcoming open house at 40 Rector  Street, 14th Floor.  For more information call 212-832-7605.

YearUp aligns job training with corporate partner needs and market trends to ensure that the skills students learn will be in-demand.  Learn valuable technical and professional skills, and gain work experience during internships at top companies.  Earn a stipend throughout the program ( both while you train and during your internship) and complete courses eligible for college credits.

Hunter College COPE and SPELL Saturday English Language Classes:  COPE (Community Outreach Program in English) classes are for any adult.  The cost is  $60 for the semester. SPELL classes are only for parents of children in high school or of young children living in NYC.  Classes are free but documentation for one child is required.  Both programs are open for fall semester registration.  For information and to download applications.

Job Search Strategies Workshop on Monday, August 21, 2017, 2:15 - 3:15 pm at the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center 400 E. Fordham Rd. 8th floor.  This workshop is for all Interested Jobseekers, Dislocated Worker, Formerly Incarcerated , Individuals with Disabilities, Long  Term Unemployed, Students/Alumni, UI, Verteran and Youth.  Goal is to improve job-seekers efforts, marketability, and re-employment efforts.

Preventive Maintenance Technician Recruitment  on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 11 am - 2 pm  at the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 E. Fordham Rd., 8th floor.This is for all interested jobseekers, dislocated worker, formerly incarcerated , long-term unemployed, UI, veteran, and  youth.  Perform repair and preventative maintenance for U-Haul trucks.  $15 - $25  p/hour.  F/T Mon - Fri.  Appointment requied.  Must have experience.

U-Haul will present a recruitment on Tuesday, August 22, 20117, 11 am - 2 pm for Preventative Maintenance Technician (4 openings) at the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 E. Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458.  Position requires a valid driver's license and a good driving record to operate a motor vehicle; adhere to all local vehicular regulations while driving.    

Job Finding Club on Tuesday, August 22,  2017, 2 - 4 pm at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138 60 Barclay Ave. 2nd Floor, Flushing,  NY 11355.  This job club is for all interested  jobseekers and dislocated worker to form a Weekly Support Group focusing on obtaining job goals.

Job Search Strategies Workshop on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 2:15 - 3:15 pm at the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center 400 E. Fordham Rd. 8th floor.  This workshop is for all Interested Jobseekers, Dislocated Worker, Formerly Incarcerated , Individuals with Disabilities, Long  Term Unemployed, Students/Alumni, UI, Verteran and Youth.  Goal is to improve job-seekers efforts, marketability, and re-employment efforts.

Job Search Strategies Workshop on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 2:15 - 3:15 pm at the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center 400 E. Fordham Rd. 8th floor.  This workshop is for all Interested Jobseekers, Dislocated Worker, Formerly Incarcerated , Individuals with Disabilities, Long  Term Unemployed, Students/Alumni, UI, Verteran and Youth.  Goal is to improve job-seekers efforts, marketability, and re-employment efforts.

Friends of the High Line will present a recruitment on Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10 am - 1 pm for Communications Intern, PR & Digital Communications (1 P/T Short-Term opening), Individual Giving Intern (1 P/T Short Term opening),  Community Relations Intern (1 P/T Short Term opening),  High Line Art Intern (1 P/T Short Term opening), Hospitality Intern, Food & Concessions (1 P/T Short Term opening) at Brooklyn Woprkforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  For more information please Call Ms. Diaz at 718-613-696.  By appointment only.

Spanish Speaking Resume Writing  Workshop on Thursday, August 24, 2017, 12:30 - 2:30 pm. at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay Avenue, 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355.  All interested jobseekers will learn to organize, revise and update resumes.   

Basic Resume Writing  Workshop on Thursday, August 24, 2017, 1:30 - 3 pm at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn  Street,  Brooklyn, NY 11201.  Participants will learn the purpose of a resume, chronological and combination resumes and select the appropriate type for their specific needs.

Job Search Strategies (in Spanish) on Friday, August 25, 2017, 9 -10:30 am at the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 E. Fordham Rd. 8th floor,  It is very interactive.  Goal is to improve Spanish-speaking job-seekers efforts, marketability, and re-employment efforts.

Career Development Workshop:  Dealing with Job Loss on Friday, August 25,  2017, 11 am - 1 pm at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn Street, 2nd  floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  This workshop is for all interested jobseekers.  The group will discuss the job loss stages of grief, do self assessment exercise and customer talk and expressing their feelings.  

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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: info@cmpny.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 August 20 become available.

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