CAREERS & EMPLOYMENT SOFT SKILLS WORKSHOP SERIES
WHEN: Saturdays, 10am-1:30pm: 1) April 29, 2) May 13, 3) June 3, 4) June 24
WHAT: This is the first in a FREE four-part series. Sign up for the series or a single class. Registration required! A light breakfast will be provided.
Session 1: Career Path
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10am–1:30pm
- An interactive exercise to flush out potential careers
- Discussion of your chosen career
- Identifying strengths that can be applied to a number of careers
- Followed by a basic discussion on how to pursue that career (i.e., employment history, volunteerism, education, networking, salary, etc.)
The next sessions are:
Session 2: How to Sell Yourself in an Interview/Transferrable Skills
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10am–1:30pm
Session 3: Online Applications/How to Navigate Successfully
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10am – 1:30pm
Session 4: Conflict Resolution/Getting Along with Coworkers
Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10am–1:30pm
QUESTIONS/TO REGISTER: Contact Celestine at 206.694.6808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMMIGRATION “KNOW YOUR RIGHTS” WORKSHOP & LEGAL CLINIC
WHEN & WHERE: Two dates/locations:
1) Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 6–8pm; Bellevue Library, Meeting Room 1 (1111 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98104); presented in Spanish and English by the Eastside Legal Assistance Program
WHAT: Immigrants, here are two opportunities to learn your legal rights. Individuals wishing to speak to an attorney must sign up when they arrive. There are limited slots, so first come first served (additional workshops coming up in later months).
To make an appointment in our Immigration Clinic, which takes place twice a month in Bellevue, call the ELAP office at 425.747.7274 . Phone hours are M-F 10am–1pm; leave a message for a call-back within 24 hours.
IT TAKES A VILLAGE: CARING FOR OUR COMMUNITY’S BLACK KIDS
WHEN: Saturday, May 6, 2017, 10am–12pm
WHERE: Northwest African American Museum (2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle, WA 98144)
WHAT: Washington is facing a crisis-level shortage of Black/African-American foster families. African-American community members, please join us for a FREE conversation to discuss solutions. This is a closed conversation for those who identify as African American and/or Black. Allies, we thank you for honoring this space. Hosted by Amara, in partnership with the Northwest African American Museum.
JUMP START YOUR SMALL BUSINESS 4-DAY WORKSHOP SERIES
WHEN: Tuesday, May 16-Friday, May 18, 9am-2:45pm each day
WHAT: This FREE four-day workshop series aimed at new and aspiring small businesses is offered as part of the National Small Business Week celebration. You are welcome to sign up for one class, one day, or the whole series — but space is limited so early registration is encouraged.
VETERANS EMPLOYMENT TRANSITION SERVICES (ETS)
WHAT: Enhances the well-being of National Guard members, soldiers and their families by mitigating unemployment/under-employment negatively impacting their lives. Employment Transition Coaches (ETC) empower clients by developing employment opportunities including career guidance, job skills assessment, resume development and interview skills. ETCs advocate the benefits of hiring military; identify regional employment opportunities; apprenticeship programs; and partner with ESGR, H2H, and WorkSource for job and hiring events.
REGISTER with the FREE National Guard Employment Network (NGEN – “Engine”) to Take the first step towards finding gainful employment!
Select “National Guard, Washington” when queried– your personal ETC is trained and ready to assist you through the entire process.
Employee Transition Coaches (ETC)