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Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 15


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NMIC (Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation) is recruiting for its free Security Guard training program.  This 3 week program includes 8 and 16 hr. certificates; NYS Security License; Fireguard  Certificate; CPR/AED Certificates; Customer Service Certificate; Cultural Awareness Certificate; Employment readiness training.  For more information please call Esperanzo Cruz, program manager, at 212-453-5396. 

U.S. Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta states that "Apprenticeships hold great promise in helping American workers acquire the skills they need to get good jobs while ensuring companies can attract the talent required to succeed in this fast moving global economy". The Departmnet of Labor blog,  Maintenance Apprenticeship Offers Path to Professional Career, tells Hoang's story which is one example of an effective workforce program in action.  

Brooklyn Woods is a free, full-time training program in woodworking skills, cabinetmaking and fabrication.  In only seven weeks , trainees learn how to safely and properly care for hand tools, power tools and woodworking machinery; shop production, finishing techniques and cabinet installation; shop math, measurement and mechanical drawing.  Brooklyn Woods also provides comprehensive safety training, including the 10 hour OSHA General Construction Safety and Health class.  Attend an Information Session.

Opportunities For a Better Tomorrow Free Clerical Skills Training and High School Equivalency Preparation is a paid 20-week training program that includes Business administrative / customer service skills; Public speaking and communications skills; College access assistance; Job placement assistance; High school Equivalency (HSE) preparation; Networking w/ corporate executives.  This program also provides a biweekly stipend and a free metrocard.

Bilingual Volunteers Needed for BBB Live 1X:  Consumer Protection "Call-In" Eevent: Take Control of Your Debt, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at BBB Office, 30 East 33rd Street, 12th fl.,  Manhattan.  A rewarding volunteer experience that benefits Spanish -speakers!  Volunteer for one or more of the two call-answering shifts:  2 - 7 pm; 3 - 8 pm.  Calls will be answered in Spanish.  Each shift begins with training in English.

Intro to Social Media on Monday, October 16, 2017, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  This workshop is for all interested jobseekers to get an understanding of social media, and learn how to use social media sites to help on their job search. 

Career Development Workshop:  Ovrecoming Invisible Barriers, on Monday, October 16, 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 and reduce barriers to their job finding (Ex. age, lack of goal....)

Children's Community Services will present a recruitment on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 10 am - 3 pm  for Assistant Program Director (4 openings), Director of Safety/Security and Operations (4 openings), Social Service Supervisor (6 openings), MV Operator (9 openings), Residential Aide Shift Supervisor (36 openings), Housing Specialist (23 openings), and Case Manager (19 openings) at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay Avenue, 2nd  Floor, Flushing, NY 11355.  Jobs are available in the  Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

Job Finding Club on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 2 - 4 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 form a weekly support  group focusing on obtaining  job goals.

Career Developmet Workshop: Spanish Speaking Resume Writing  on Thursay, October 19, 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 organize, revise and update resumes in Spanish. 

Basic Resume Writing  Workshop on Thursday,  October19, 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 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 October 15  become available.



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