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Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 12


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CUNY Tech Works in collaboration with CUNY BMCC (Borough of Manhattan Community College) Office of Adult Continuing Education  and Workforce Development is offering "No Cost" Information Technology training. The 22 week industry certified Comupter Network  Support training in CompTIA A+ and CISCO CCNA also includes soft skills preparation, and job placement assistance.  Training earns up to 4 college credits towards a CIS Associate degree at BMCC.    The second Cohort is scheduled to start December 14, 2017.    Pre req: H.S. diploma or GED, Tabe test and interview for consideration.  Must attend Information Session. For more information call 212-346-8410, visit

Special Ed. School in Brooklyn is recruiting Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists  and Physcial Therapists to work with students on the autism spectrum.  For more information, visit  Applied Behavioral Mental Health Counseling, or call 718-360-9548.

Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest not-for-profit community based health system.  VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of home-and community-based programs, including health plans, tailored to the needs of high-risk, vulnerable New Yorkers, improving their quality of life.  VNSNY is recruiting Peer Specialist that provides a broad  array of counseling/support services to individuals living with serious mental illness (SM) and who have been diagnosed with psychosis.  Shares personal, practical experience, knowledge, and first hand insight to benefit program enrollees.  Work under general supervision.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations "Made in NY" Post Production Training Program connects men and women to careers in film and television post production.  This five-week program combines a thorough introduction to the post production industry with hands-on-skills training in five commonly-used software applications for video editing and visual effects.

Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts , at historic Flushing Town Hall , is pleased to offer the following opportunities:  Community Outreach - Chinese Project Director, Box Office & Customer Service Support, Volunteer.  All positions open until removed from the website.

Sign Up to be an Emergency Snow Laborer and help to remove snow and ice from bus stops, step streets, and other locations throughout the city this winter.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be eligible to work in the United States, and capable of performing heavy physical labor.

New Partners, Inc. will present a recruitment on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 10 am - 1 pm for Home Health Aide (10 F/T &  P/T openings), at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay  Avenue, 2nd floor, Flushing, NY 11355.

Brooklyn Mini Job Fair on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 10 am - 1 pm at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, New York, 11201.  Participating Businesses include Hilton Worldwide, Old Navy, Aramark, Your Special Delivery Service, Randstad (FeEx Ground) HR Solutions, Worldwide Flight Services.

Bronx 2017 Career Fair on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm at Creston Avenue Baptist Church, 114  E.  188 Street, Bronx, NY 10468.

Department of Labor workshops and information sessions   (Nov. 13 - Nov.17)

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 November 12  become available.


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Good morning Ms. Chan, Congratulations on your blog. It is very helpful. I am responsible for the programming of MaturityWorks, an employment program funded by the Department of Labor for unemployed people 55+. Do you have information in your blogs for this population that I can share with them? Thank you, Teresa

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You may find information for this population from the blog, The Best Jobs for People Over 50, which is on page 29 of my blogs, or google this blog. Thank you.

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