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Job and Employment Links for the Week of December 3


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December 1 is World AIDS  Day, an annual opportunity for people across the globe to celebrate our success in the fight against HIVAIDS.  Thanks to major advances in treatment, the conversation about HIVAIDS has expanded in recent years to focus not simply on medical care, but on the whole person, and employment is an important piece of the puzzle.  You can learn more from the Department of Labor blog, World AIDS Day: Increasing Impact Through Transparency, Accountability and Partnership, authored by Jennifer Sheehy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy.

CAMBA Social Services Hiring Event on Thursday,  December  7, 2017, 9 am - 3 pm  at  330 Powell Street (Between Blake  and Dumont). Take L train  to Sutter Avenue  or 3 train to Junius.  CAMBA  is hiring  for homeless shelters in Brooklyn.  This will be an opportunity to meet directly with recruiters and hiring managers with the potential to be hired on the spot.   Openings include Clinical Supervisors (LMSW ,LCSW, LMHC, LCAT), MICA Specialists (Full CASA, clinical license or limited permit required),  Case Managers and Housing Specialists.  CAMBA offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits and retirement contribution benefits.

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.

Platform by Per Scholas trains local talent using custom curriculum designed by Cognizant Technology Solutions to ensure students are equiped with the tech skills they need to get hired by the Fortune 500 company.  Over the course of 8 - 12 weeks,  Platform classes, Quality Engineering  and Application Support Management, will introduce  students to advanced computational thinking, business competencies, programming languages and related topics necessary to fill IT positions at Cognizant.  All eligible graduates will have the opportunity to interview with Cognizant.  Classes begin monthly.  Apply now. 

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

The Cooper Union Retraining Program for Immigrant Engineers at CAMBA  assists immigrant engineers and IT professionals who are underemployed or unemployed  gain access to higher paying  jobs through training and job placement assistance .  The program includes courses in information technology and chemical, mechanical, electrical and civil engineering taught by Cooper Union faculty and field experts, offered nights and weekends.  Since its inception in 1987, the Retraining Program for Immigrant Engineers has placed 3,000 immigrant engineers into careers.

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.  

Sprint will present a recruitment  on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm for Retail  Sales Supervisor (5 openings),  Retail Sales Consultant (5 P/T openings) at NYC Workforce 1 Career Center, 215 West 125th Street, 6th floor, New York, NY 10027.  By appointment only.

Brooklyn Mini Job Fair on Thursday, December 7,  2017,  10 am - 1 pm at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center, NYS  Department of Labor, 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  Participating Businesses include ACV Enviro, ArchCare, H&R Block, NADAP, Inc., The New  Jewish Home, Penda Aiken, Inc., Prudential Insurance Co. of America, Inc.

Recruitment Event - Neighborhood Association for Intercultural Affairs on Thursday, December 7, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm for Social Service Supervisor (2 openings), Social Service Director (1 opening), Case Manager/Housing Specialist (2 openings), Program Associate (1 opening),  Recreational Coordinator(1 opening), at Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 E. Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458.

Basic Resume Writing  Workshop on Thursday, December 7, 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.   

Spanish Speaking Resume Writing on Thursday, December 7, 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, update resume.                                                                                                                      

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 December 3  become available.


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