General

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 11

Public Comments Due for Inclusionary Zoning Proposal

(All day)

Location: 

Somerville City Hall
  • What: A proposal introduced by SCC's Affordable Housing Organizing Committee (AHOC) to require 20% affordable housing in new developments of 6+ units, with additional tenant protections and priority for those at risk of displacement.
  • When: The planning board will vote on this proposal on February 18. After that it will go to the Board of Aldermen’s Land Use Committee for a vote.
Feb 17

First Time Homebuyers Class

Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday until Thu Feb 25 2016 .
6:00pm to 9:00pm

6:00pm to 9:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville, MA 02144

Are you considering purchasing your first home, but feeling overwhelmed by the process involved? This four-session, 12-hour class will feature presentations by a real estate agent, a lender, a home inspector, a real estate attorney and an insurance agent, in addition to SCC staff, and it will teach you everything you need to know before you start the process of buying your first home. Upon completion of the course, participants receive a certificate that enables them to access products geared specifically towards first-time homebuyers such as the ONE and MassHousing loans.

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.

Jan 22

First Source Computer Skills Workshop

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Feb 05 2016 .
10:00am to 12:00pm

10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Haitian Coalition, 268 Rear Powder House Blvd., 17C, Somerville, MA 02144

Looking to brush up on your computer skills, or learn it altogether? Do you want help on the job or to get the job you want? Come join The Career Place and First Source in this valuable 3-part series. This workshop will be held Friday mornings, 10am - 12pm, at the Haitian Coalition through February 5th.

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

Jan 12

First Source Interviewing Skills Workshop

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 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? This workshop offered by a First Source professional, Anna Shenk, will help you to feel more prepared. Join us! 

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

Jan 20

First Time Homebuyers Class

Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday until Thu Jan 28 2016 .
6:00pm to 9:00pm

6:00pm to 9:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville, MA 02143

Are you considering purchasing your first home, but feeling overwhelmed by the process involved? This four-session, 12-hour class will feature presentations by a real estate agent, a lender, a home inspector, a real estate attorney and an insurance agent, in addition to SCC staff, and it will teach you everything you need to know before you start the process of buying your first home. Upon completion of the course, participants receive a certificate that enables them to access products geared specifically towards first-time homebuyers such as the ONE and MassHousing loans.

Nov 12

First Source Interviewing Skills Workshop

10:00am to 11:30am

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? This workshop offered by a First Source professional, Anna Shenk, will help you to feel more prepared. Join us! 

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

Nov 04

First Source Resume Workshop at Haitian Coalition

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Haitian Coalition, 268 Rear Powder House Blvd., 17C Somerville, MA 02144

Are you looking for a job? Can you use some help making yourself stand out among the rest? Come learn how to create a professional resume that will help you get the job you're looking for. This workshop will be lead by First Source staff at the Haitian Coalition

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

Nov 04

First Source Resume Workshop at the Haitian Coalition

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Haitian Coalition, 268 Rear Powder House Blvd., 17C Somerville, MA 02144

Are you looking for a job? Can you use some help making yourself stand out among the rest? Come learn how to create a professional resume that will help you get the job you're looking for. This workshop will be lead by First Source staff at the Haitian Coalition

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

Nov 13

First Source CPR/First Aid Training

8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Mystic Learning Center • Suite 103 • 530 Mystic Avenue, Somerville, MA 02145

In partnership with The Welcome Project, The First Source Jobs Program will be offering a CPR/First Aid Training on Friday, November 13th. 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: $50.00 

Registration Required
 

Oct 15

First Source Job Seeker Support Group

Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday 2 times .
4:00pm to 5:30pm

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 377 Somerville, Ave, Somerville, MA 02144

The Job Seekers Support Group is a space for job seekers to share their experiences in the job search process and networking with other job seekers.  This will also be a time for non-native English speakers to practice their language skills in a safe and comfortable environment.

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

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