CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, AND EVENTS CALENDAR
PLEASE NOTE: We are accepting registration now for our November 2013 - June 2014 workforce classes, workshops, and events. Click on the links under each category below to register and view flyers.
A series of weekly meetings of our Career Support Workshops offer support to achieve parents' goals necessary for career or business success. Bring your breakfast and your questions and get free career support! Participants will Learn how their skills and abilities can lead to new options, explore freelance and small business opportunities, understand networking options such as LinkedIn, Facebook, blogs and list-serves, learn the components of a successful resume and cover letter, practice how to interview successfully and get support from peers.
Are you looking to enter or reenter the workforce? Our job readiness workshop is intended to help you identify the best career for you, networking tips, preparing for the interview, and how to write a great thank you letter.
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Our classes are offered to parents needing to learn basic computer skills in order to successfully enter or re-enter the workforce or for their own personal and professional empowerment. Topics include:
- Basic computer usage
- Using the Internet
- Setting up a free email account
- Uploading and sending files through email
- Basic word processing - including resume writing tips.
- How to search for a job and apply online
- How to communicate on-line with their children's public schools.
These workshops are intended for parents who want to build skills around managing their finances and are designed to provide effective strategies for managing the financial aspects of a family’s financial lifeand fosters economic self-sufficiency. The workshops are offered to parents, particularly low income women, with minimal financial knowledge who find their life choices severely limited as a result. Participants are provided with the necessary tools for basic money management and the support needed to help them develop solid financial management skills. This program is taught by subject matter experts including our business partners from the financial industry. Topics covered include:
- How to balance a checkbook.
- How to create a budget for your family.
- Skills and tips for maintaining that budget.
- Identifying ways to save money.
The GED - General Educational Development – classes are designed to prepare students to develop proficiency in science, mathematics, social studies, reading, and writing. Passing the GED test gives those who did not complete high school the opportunity to earn their high school equivalency credential.
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Learn the basics of conversational Spanish. At the end of this course, the parents will be able to carry on conversations in the Spanish language. This skill is useful for bi-lingual job requirements as well as assisting dual language students with homework.
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Our Career Counseling services include:
- One-on-one career guidance
- Screening and assessment of current skills and expertise
- Assistance with resumes, cover letters, thank-you letters, etc.
- Job search strategies
- Information on job leads and training opportunities
- Referrals to job readiness workshops and training
- Practice with mock interviews
- Vocational support
- Coaching on career transition, career planning, personal marketing, and networking
- Referrals to agencies for assistance such as: housing, childcare, healthcare, etc.
To meet with a Career Counselor ($25.00 Registration Fee)
Please do the following:
- Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Complete the registration form here
- Make $25 check payable to ParentJobNet, Inc. or pay Online at PayPal
- Contact our office at 212-362-2735 or 917-546-9104 for an appointment
PLEASE NOTE: We work in public schools and operate our programs and services during the school year
(September - June).