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Job and Employment Links for the Week of December 31


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For people who can't imagine working inside all day, there's good news:  According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly half of all jobs required outdoor work in  2016.  Working outdoors can involve fresh air, exercise, and a sense of pride.  You can learn about jobs in terms of opportunities and wages on the water, in the woods, with plants and animals,  in cities and towns from the Department of Labor blog, Great Outdoor Jobs.  Find out more about these occupations, along with hundreds of others, in the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

First Step is a FREE 15-week job training program for women. It is a  holistic approach to  career development; one-on-one support throughout the program; Metro Cards provided when accepted into the program; HRA approved; No GED required.  Training Phase 1: Computer Training; Professional Development Workshops; Confidence Building.  Phase 2: Administrative Internship;  Interview Practice with real recruiters.  Phase 3: Job  placement,; work with career counselors to find good, full-time employment.  Next class begins January 22.  Call Today 212-776-2074.

A National Science Foundation  (NSF)  funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site  Program is recruiting  talented undergraduate students residing in the NY area from (but not limited to) historically disadvantaged groups to partake in a  part-time year-long program to engage in research on language(s) and benefit from workshops that will help them prepare for the next steps in their educational journey. The 14 students  selected for the program will be awarded a stipend of $6,500 a year for participation in the program.   Apply now.

Comunilife's goal is to improve the quality of life and create a healthier tomorrow for New Yorkers with special needs in the Hispanic and broader communities  - by providing culturally competent health and human services and a continuum of affordable and supportive housing.  Currrent listings include clinical /services program directors, clinical supervisors, case managers, outreach workers, mental health /substance  abuse/ entitlement/ vocational  counselors, housing/facilities apartment finders, director of facilities, maintenance specialists, administrative assistants and more. Apply online.

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being.  From toddlers to seniors, BronxWorks feeds, shelters, teaches, and supports neighbors to build a stronger community. BronxWorks has 76 job openings that include Youth Workers, Counselors, Clinical Social Workers, Program Coordinators, Activity Specialists, Program Assistants, Education Coordinators,  Clinical Coordinators, Porters and more.  For more  inforamtaion, call 646-393-4000.  To view all available positions. 

Project Renewal offers free Advanced Basic Skills and HSE (High School Equivalency)  Preparation Classes, which are on-going throughout the year.  Classes are available Tuesday and Wednesday  afternoons and evenings.  This open enrollment accepts students from ages 18 and above.  For information and sign-up, please contact Shinique James  at

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.

Job Finding Club on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, 2 - 4 pm, at Flushing  Workforce 1 Career Center, 138 60 Barclay Ave., 2nd  floor, Flushing,  NY 11355.  This workshop is for all intersted jobseekers and dislocated worker to form a weekly support group focusing on obtaining job goals.

Benefits of Exploring Job Zone workshop on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 2:15 - 4:15 pm at Bronx Workforce 1 Career  Center, 400 East Fordham Rd., 8th floor, Bronx, NY 10458.  Participants will learn and explore how to use Job Zone, an interactive resource to help manage their careers.

Spanish Speaking Resume Writing workshop on Thursday, January 4, 2018, 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 31  become available.


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