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Southbridge Center Info

 

5 Optical Drive, Suite 200
Southbridge, MA 01550
Phone: (508) 765-6430
Office Hours: Mon. - Thur. 8:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Fri. 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 

Southbridge Workshops to Work Calendar

The following calendar contains workshops, events and happenings from Workforce Central Career Center's Southbridge branch. Pre-registration is required - call (508) 765-6430 or visit the reception desk. Southbridge Workshop Descriptions (25KB)

 

February 2018

Jobs Day
Thursday, February 22 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Please see attached flyer for more information

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, February 22 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM -

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, February 23 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM -

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, February 23 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Navigating Career Choices
Friday, February 23 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Navigating Career Choices (2 hours) This workshop is designed to provide participants with technical instruction and practical hands-on application exercises using online tools to explore occupations and research labor market information relevant to their job / career interests and educational goals.

Career Center Seminar
Monday, February 26 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

LinkedIn
Monday, February 26 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

LinkedIn (2 Hours) Participants in this session will learn how to

create a LinkedIn account

build a LinkedIn profile

develop a LinkedIn network

search and apply for jobs on LinkedIn

Prerequisites:

MUST HAVE computer skills

Bringing a resume on a flash drive is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED

Career Center Seminar
Tuesday, February 27 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Job Corp Orientation
Tuesday, February 27 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Job Corps Orientation (2 Hours) For youth ages 16 – 24, this session provides information about eligibility and hands-on training programs offered through Job Corps. This session is facilitated by a Job Corps admissions counselor.

Career Center Seminar
Wednesday, February 28 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM -

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

March 2018

The Résumé and Cover
Thursday, March 1 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

The Résumé and Cover Letter (2.5 Hours) This workshop is designed to provide participants with tips and best practices for writing effective résumés and cover letters.  This session is facilitated by a Certified Professional Résumé Writer.

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, March 1 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, March 2 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Monday, March 5 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

LinkedIn
Monday, March 5 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

LinkedIn (2 Hours) Participants in this session will learn how to

create a LinkedIn account

build a LinkedIn profile

develop a LinkedIn network

search and apply for jobs on LinkedIn

Prerequisites:

MUST HAVE computer skills

Bringing a resume on a flash drive is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED

Career Center Seminar
Tuesday, March 6 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Ready 101
Wednesday, March 7 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Intro to Career Ready 101 (2 Hours) This workshop gives participants an overview of the ACT WorkReady system used for measuring and improving essential workplace skills.  Participants who want to use this online tool will be given a logon id and assignments for the three foundational skills required for most jobs:

Reading for information

Applied Mathematics

Locating Information

Career Center Seminar
Wednesday, March 7 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, March 8 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, March 9 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, March 9 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Monday, March 12 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Federal Jobs Process
Monday, March 12 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Federal Jobs Process (3 Hours) Participants in this session will learn tips, techniques and key information to improve their success in navigating through the federal jobs process. This workshop will be offered on a quarterly basis in 2018 (March, June, September and December)

Career Center Seminar
Tuesday, March 13 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Using Age to Your Advantage
Wednesday, March 14 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Using Age to Your Advantage (2.5 Hours) This session provides participants ages 45 and older with an overview of, and information about,  the challenges that experienced, mature workers face in today’s job market.  This session is facilitated by a Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) / Operation A.B.L.E. employment counselor.

Career Center Seminar
Wednesday, March 14 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

The Interview
Thursday, March 15 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

The Interview (1.5 Hours) This session is designed to provide participants with tips and best practices for successful interviewing

Navigating Career Choices
Thursday, March 15 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Navigating Career Choices (2 hours) This workshop is designed to provide participants with technical instruction and practical hands-on application exercises using online tools to explore occupations and research labor market information relevant to their job / career interests and educational goals. This session is facilitated by a QCC College and Career Navigator.

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, March 15 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, March 16 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Monday, March 19 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

LinkedIn
Monday, March 19 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

LinkedIn (2 Hours) Participants in this session will learn how to

create a LinkedIn account

build a LinkedIn profile

develop a LinkedIn network

search and apply for jobs on LinkedIn

Prerequisites:

MUST HAVE computer skills

Bringing a resume on a flash drive is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED

Career Center Seminar
Tuesday, March 20 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Wednesday, March 21 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

The Résumé and Cover
Thursday, March 22 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

The Résumé and Cover Letter (2.5 Hours) This workshop is designed to provide participants with tips and best practices for writing effective résumés and cover letters.  This session is facilitated by a Certified Professional Résumé Writer.

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, March 22 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, March 23 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, March 23 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Monday, March 26 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Tuesday, March 27 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Job Corp Orientation
Tuesday, March 27 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Job Corps Orientation (2 Hours) For youth ages 16 – 24, this session provides information about eligibility and hands-on training programs offered through Job Corps. This session is facilitated by a Job Corps admissions counselor.

Career Center Seminar
Wednesday, March 28 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Job Day
Thursday, March 29 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, March 29 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, March 30 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Career Center Seminar (2 Hours) This seminar introduces participants to the Massachusetts One-Stop Career Centers and what they provide in terms of programs, services and resources to assist with employment needs. The Career Center Seminar is also offered in Spanish.

April 2018

Job Corp Orientation
Tuesday, April 24 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM - 5 Optical Drive Southbridge MA 01550

Job Corps Orientation (2 Hours) For youth ages 16 – 24, this session provides information about eligibility and hands-on training programs offered through Job Corps. This session is facilitated by a Job Corps admissions counselor.

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