Job and Employment Links for the Week of April 15
Tens of millions of babies were born in the United States between 1946 and 1964, resulting today in nearly 70 million people between the ages of 60 and 78. People age 65 and older are projected to make up 23 percent of the civilian non-institutional population in 2024, up from 18.1 percent in 2014 and 15.5 percent in 2004. Our aging population will need more workers to care for them in nursing care facilities, retirement communities, or at home.
According to Department of Labor Statistics, occupations related to elder care are expected to add more than 1.6 million new jobs—that's about 1 in 6 new jobs—to the economy by 2024. These occupations include Home Health Aides, Personal Care Aides, Registered Nurses, Nursing Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), and Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN). You can take a closer look at some of these jobs in The Growing Need for Eldercare Workers, a U.S. Department of Labor blog post written by Emily Rolen, an economist at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Friends of the High Line's Internship Program is a paid 14-week program that offers interns the opportunity to kick start their career within their dream profession, while receiving work readiness and career planning services at the Park in the Sky. Apply now.
NYC Building Violation Jobs Available: Building Violation Professionals will be trained and paid $10 per hour, with the possibility to grow and help expedite correction and remediation of building violations, for residential and commercial buildings. You can register here or email firstname.lastname@example.org for job requirements and qualifications. For more information, contact Building Violation LLC, 2000 Ocean Avenue, Suite 1-D, Brooklyn, NY 11230, at (866) 545-4440.
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow offers a web design and coding fundamentals program, immersing participants in the world of modern digital technology with the opportunity to develop in-demand computer programming and coding skills. Students will demonstrate their understanding of newly learned materials by building their own website for small businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations. Participants will also learn to create visual content using Adobe Photoshop and will earn the Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud certification at the culmination of the program. For more information, call (718) 801-8970.
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.
Get paid to take care of an elderly or disabled family member. Qualify Family Care will pay you $15 an hour to help care for your Medicaid-eligible family members, friends, or neighbors. No certification or background check is required. For more information, call 718-475-4735.
LaGuardia Community College is recruiting for its next TechHire-Open Code class, which starts in May 2018. Students learn programming fundamentals, product development, and web development to prepare for jobs as front-end web developers. Training will take place at LaGuardia and in General Assembly's Web Development Immersive program. To see if you are eligible, and to begin the application process, apply here now.
Platform by Per Scholas trains local talent using custom curriculum designed by Cognizant Technology Solutions, to ensure students are equipped with the tech skills they need to get hired by the Fortune 500 company. Over the course of 8 to 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.
NYC Career Center Events and Recruiting
Upgrade a Resume (English) Workshop: Monday, April 16, 2018, 1 PM-3:30 PM at Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 East Fordham Road, 8th floor, Bronx, NY 10458. This workshop walks job seekers through the steps for upgrading their resumes and provides intensive one-on-one feedback on each participant's resume. Must have resume in PDF form.
Recruiting Event - Coach, Inc.: Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 10 AM-1:30 PM for Sample Maker (five seasonal openings) at NYS Department of Labor - Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. The Coach, Inc. Recruitment Team is looking to connect with candidates who have at least 10 years' Sample Maker experience in Luxury Women's & Men's Apparel, as well as Leather Goods. (No Bridal Dress Sample Makers). $30 to $35 an hour (commensurate with experience).
Benefits of Exploring Job Zone Workshop: Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 2:15 PM-4:15 PM at Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 East Fordham Road, 8th floor, Bronx, NY 10458.
Sen. Krueger's Inaugural Employment Fair for Older Adults: Thursday, April 19, 2018, 10 AM-1 PM at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 East 70th Street (between 1st & 2nd Avenues), New York, NY 11021. Participating Businesses: AARP of New York State, CBRE, DOTROT, Eneslow Pedorthic Enterprises, General Human Outreach, Good Temps, Indiana Market and Catering, NYC Department for the Aging, NYPD, NYU Langone Medical Center, and more.
Sen. Tim Kennedy's Queen City Job Fair: Thursday, April 19, 2018, 10 AM - 1 PM at NYS Dept. of Labor, 138 60 Barclay Avenue, Flushing, NY 11355. Participating Businesses: Cerebral Palsy Association of NYS, Citiview Connections Clubhouse Goodwill Industries of Greater NY/NJ, General Human Outreach in the Community, JCCA, MTA NYC Transit, WellLife Network.
Transferring Skills Workshop: Thursday, April 19, 2018, 12:30 PM-2:30 PM at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138 60 Barclay Avenue, 2nd floor, Flushing, NY 11355. Identify your transferable skills and target them toward new jobs.
Acing the Interview Workshop: Thursday, April 19, 2018, 2 PM- 4:30 PM at Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, Bronx, NY 10458. This workshop will help job seekers prepare for interviews, demonstrate how to conduct oneself during the interview, and review the follow-up required to get a job. (Duration: two and a half hours).
Job Postings and Assistance
Available jobs via Brooklyn Community Board 14.
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, 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 free training in Quickbooks, Basic Accounting, and Excel. This training is open to anyone receiving food stamps but no cash assistance. Classes run 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 receiving food stamps but no cash assistance. Training runs Mondays through Fridays for six weeks, and includes test prep and 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 on the above CMP training programs, email email@example.com, call 212-571-1690, or visit the CMP website. CMP also provides tuition-based healthcare and business training 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 that this page will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of April 15 become available.