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SCC Deputy Director Meridith Levy

by SCC Deputy Director Meridith Levy 

Rooftop honey harvests, dental gear made from 3-D printers, elderberry beer brewed in a forgotten warehouse, Cuppow mason mugs sold online by unusual gadget shops . . . these are the markers of Somerville’s emerging economy tendrilously transforming the City.

First Source and other Interested candidates for possible health career training and jobs

Job Policy Updates

July 3, 2017

On June 22, 2017, the Somerville Board of Aldermen unanimously approved Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone’s request to appropriate and expend $50,000 from the Workforce Training Stabilization Fund for one year of funding for First Source Workforce Readiness programming.

Sep 28

How to Communicate at Work

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave #2, Somerville, MA 02143

This workshop will help you improve your communication in the workplace while speaking up for your rights.

Pre-registration is required. Please contact us at 617.776.5931, ext. 237 to register.

If you require interpretation, please be sure to contact us a week in advance with the language needed, and confirm attendance the day before.

Sep 21

Workers’ Rights Training

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave #2, Somerville, MA 02143

This workshop will help you learn what your rights are as a worker and where you can go for any assistance needed.

Pre-registration is required. Please contact us at 617.776.5931, ext. 237 to register.

If you require interpretation, please be sure to contact us a week in advance with the language needed, and confirm attendance the day before.

Sep 14

Interview Skills Workshop

10:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave #2, Somerville, MA 02143

Learn and practice various interview skills in this two-hour workshop.

Pre-registration is required. Please contact us at 617.776.5931, ext. 237 to register.

If you require interpretation, please be sure to contact us a week in advance with the language needed, and confirm attendance the day before.

Apr 14

First Source CPR/First Aid Training

9:30am to 4:30pm

The First Source Jobs Program will be offering a CPR/First Aid Training on Thursday, April 14th. Instruction will be provided by CPR Boston who is affiliated with the American Heart Association. Whether you work with children, seniors or anyone in between, you should be prepared for any situation. CPR Boston can give you the tools that could one day save a life. 

Cost: $60.00 

Registration Required
 

Mar 01

Workers' Rights Training

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave., Somerville, MA 02144

Do you know what the minimum wage is in Massachusetts? Have you ever wondered if your boss is discriminating against you and what can you do about it? Join Jobs for Somerville members to help get answers to these, and any other questions you have about your rights on the job.

Registration is required. Childcare and interpretation services are available upon request.

Feb 23

First Source Interviewing Skills Workshop

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 377 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Do you have a hard time getting ready for a job interview? Is it difficult for you to answer the interview questions with confidence and assertiveness? Please join career development expert, Anna Shenk, who will help you to feel more prepared.

Registration is required. Interpretation services in Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian Creole will be provided. Childcare is available upon request.

Feb 18

Workplace Communications 2 Workshop

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Addressing a problem at work or even identifying what is the right way to tell your boss that you have to be absent could be very difficult.  During this workshop you will learn the best practices to communicate at work.

Registration is required. Childcare and interpretation services are available upon request.

For more information or to register, contact firstsourcejobs@somervillecdc.org or 617-776-5931 x237.

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