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General Workshops

Ace the Interview - Presents methods and approaches to help participants discover how to successfully present themselves in an interview.

Blue Hills Information Session - Orientation to the ESOL, Health Care Learning Network and HISET Preparation Programs at Blue Hills Regional Vocational School in Canton.

Career Center Seminar: An Introduction to ETR Services - An overview of services, resources, and options available at your local career center.

Identity Theft - This workshop is designed to inform you on the importance of protecting your identity, with specific focus on understanding what identity theft is, how it occurs, minimizing the risks of being a victim, and what to do if you become a victim.

MassBay Transform Program Info - MassBay can TRANSFORM your Career. The Transform Program at MassBay Community College is a one-year fellowship program for professionals seeking careers in advanced manufacturing. The program provides the education you need and on-the-field experience through internships with our industry partners. On average, employees in advanced manufacturing careers earn $65,000. In this workshop you will learn about this hands on course that can be completed part time or full time . Cost of the program and details on how one could fund the program through grants or financial aid will be discussed, along with a paid internship that the participant will be paid anywhere from $8000-$12000, which covers the cost of the program.

Money Matters - This workshop will introduce you to managing money, setting goals, selecting the best budgeting style and creating a budget that works. Learn the real cost of credit, common credit card practices, proper use of credit and understanding credit scores.

Résumé Development - Shows how to develop a resume that will best market skills, accomplishments & positive attributes; and writing a powerful objective or summary

RSVP Volunteer Program - If you are a resident of Norfolk County and 55 years of age or older come explore new and exciting volunteer opportunities. PREREQUISITE: Must be a resident of Norfolk County and 55 years of age or older.

SCSEP / Operation ABLE Info - The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a federally funded employment and training program for unemployed income-eligible individuals 55 years of age or older who live in Norfolk, Middlesex, Worcester, Suffolk and Essex Counties. The SCSEP provides on-the-job training at non-profit or government agencies where eligible participants work 20 hours per week and receive a stipend of the prevailing minimum wage, currently $10 per hour. These partner Host Agencies provide real world work experience and support your efforts to build skills and confidence on your way to obtaining unsubsidized employment. PREREQUISITE: Customers must be 55 or older, unemployed, a resident of Middlesex, Worcester, Norfolk, Essex, or Suffolk County, low income over the past six months, and determined to find a job.