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Job and Employment Links for the Week of September 17


The New York Public Library Belmont Library Employment Pop-Up Recruitment on Wednesday, September 20,  11 am - 2 pm.

The New York Public Library Bronx Library Center 8th Annual Job Expo on Wednesday, September 27, 11 am - 4 pm.

New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services, Inc. and Alcohol and Substance Abuse Providers of NY State has immediate openings for part-time Outreach Specialists.  Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Peer Services, the Outreach Specialist engages individuals in the community to educate and inform about the changes happening to Medicaid under Managed Care.

Brooklyn Workforce  Innovations Red Hook on the Road Training Program  helps unemployed New Yorkers start new careers in commercial driving.  After four weeks of classroom and behind -the-wheel training, students are prepared to take the NYS Commercial Driver's License (CDL) road test.  Once licensed, Red Hook on the Road places graduates in a variety of jobs that move people and products throughout the city. 

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.

Introduction to Social Media on Monday, September 18, 2017, 9:30 am - 12:30  pm  at 250 Schermerhorn Street, 2/F, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  This workshop is for all interested job seekers to get an understanding of social media, and learn how they can use social media sites to help on their job search.

Career Development Workshop on Monday, September 18, 2017, 12:30 - 2:30 pm at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138 60 Barclay Ave., 2nd floor, Flushing NY 11355.  This workshop is for all interested job seekers and dislocated worker to learn to expand their view of qualities that they offer potential employers.

Create A Resume Workshop on Monday, September 18, 2017, 1 - 3:30 pm at the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 E Fordham Rd., 8th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458.  This workshop is designed to walk jobseekers through the steps for building an effective resume, which is a critical component of getting a job.

R.A.I.N. Home Attendant Services, Inc. will present a recruitment on  Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm, for Driver (2 openings), Cook (1 opening),  Home Health Care  Aide (5 F/T & P/T openings), at the Bronx Workforce 1 Career  Center, 400 E Fordham Rd., Bronx, NY 10458.

Job Finding Club  on Tuesday, September 19, 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 job seekers and dislocated worker to form a weekly support group focusing on obtaining job goals.

Military Sealift Command (MSC) will present a recruitment on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10 am - 12 pm for Chief Radio Electronics Technician (5 openings), at Flushing  Workforce 1 Careeer Center, 138-60 Barclay Avenue, 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355.  Military Sealift Command civil service mariners work on board to transport equipment  and supplies to United States military forces worldwide.

Individual Resume Review / Career Advisement on Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:30 -3 pm at  the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 E Fordham Road, 8th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458.

Resume Update/Career Advisement on Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:30 - 3 pm at the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center at 400 E. Fordham Road.  This information session is for all interested jobseekers.

Career Development Workshop:  Transferring Skills on Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:30 - 2:30 pm at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center,  138 60 Barclay Ave. 2nd floor, Flushing NY 11355.  This workshop is for all interested jobseekers and dislocated worker to identify their transferable skills and target them to new jobs.

Basic Resume Writing  Workshop on Thursday,  September 21, 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.  

Introduction to Services (Spanish) on Friday, September 22, 2017, 1 pm at the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 E Fordham Rd., 8th floor, Bronx, NY 10458.

Individual Resume Review / Career Advisement on Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:30 -11 pm at  the Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 E Fordham Road, 8th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458.

Job Postings at New York City Workforce 1.  Job Search Central

Apprenticeship Opportunities in New York City.

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:, 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 September 17 become available.


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I took your class on job resources at SIBL several weeks ago and there was a link you showed from a Long Island group which compiled many nonprofit and other jobs. I no longer see this link. Will it be added at a future time? Thank you.

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