NYCETC Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Board of Directors
The NYCETC Board of Directors seeks interested individuals for a number of open Board of Directors seats to commence a two year term beginning with the first meeting on February 2020. Nominations will be accepted until November 12. Self-nominations are welcome and accepted, as are nominations of other individuals. To submit a nomination, interested individuals should complete the 2020 NYCETC Board of Directors Application.
The Board of Directors is comprised of up to 30 individuals, each meeting the following criteria set out in the NYCETC by-laws:
Each Director must be at least 18 years old and must occupy “a senior policy-making position with the General Member organization of which such Director is representative."
Prospective Board members must be able to serve at least one two-year term and willing to help the Coalition raise revenue via annual individual contributions and sponsorship of Opportunity Awards and/or Conference.
Board members are expected to attend 4 Board meetings on Mondays from 3:30 to 5:00 pm and serve on one or more committees. Current committees are Fundraising, Innovation, Policy and Advocacy, and Programs and Events.
Interviews will be conducted during the week of November 18
The Board will vote on new Board members in December
The first Board meeting will be held in February
NYCETC Members Henry Street Settlement & The HOPE Program Named as Finalists to Nonprofit Excellence Awards
Nonprofit New York announced three finalists - Henry Street Settlement, The HOPE Program, and Literacy Inc. - for the Overall Management Excellence Prize for its Nonprofit Excellence Awards, Nonprofit New York’s program that uplifts and celebrates nonprofits’ innovative management practices. The finalists are awarded $10,000 each and a scholarship for leadership programs for nonprofit professionals at the Columbia Business School Executive Education Programs in Social Enterprise. These three finalists are now one step closer to winning the 2019 Nonprofit Excellence Awards, and will go on to compete for the $30,000 prize awarded to the Overall Management Excellence Winner.
JPMorgan Chase Announces Second Chance Agenda Aimed at Reducing Obstacles to Employment
JPMorgan Chase announced this week that the firm is “expanding its commitment to giving people with criminal backgrounds a second chance by supporting their reentry into the workforce, community and local economies.” This includes a new public policy agenda through the new JPMorgan Chase PolicyCenter that reduces barriers to employment for people with criminal backgrounds, $7 million in investments to community-based organizations, collaboration with other businesses around internal and external hiring strategies to create economic opportunity for more people. The PolicyCenter’s focus areas include reforming financial services industry hiring rules, restoring Pell grants, Fair Chance hiring, “Clean Slate” record clearing, reforming fines and fees in the justice system, and entrepreneurship.
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NYC Workforce Development Board Meeting
Thursday, October 31 / 8:30 - 10:30 am
**New location** NYC Department of Small Business Services, One Liberty Plaza, 11th Floor Conference Center, New York, NY 10006
RSVP: The building has tight security. If you plan to attend, please email email@example.com with your first name, last name, organization, and email address, and state that you plan to attend the Board meeting.
CWE Open House
Tuesday, November 19 / 10 am - 12 pm / Info
City & State NY Economic + Workforce Development Conference
November 21 / 9 am - 4 pm / Info and Tickets
National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Webinars Info and Tickets
Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) 2020 Conference Call for Presentations
Due October 31 Info and Application
The Door - Work Readiness Customer Service Program
Paid Customer & Food Service Training, Internship and Job Placement for youth ages 16-24. Info
Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW)
Currently recruiting for pre-apprenticeship training program for women, women-identified and non binary people pursuing careers in construction and building trades, utilities and related occupations. Applicants must be 18 and have a high school diploma/HSE. Info sessions weekly Tuesdays 10 am and Wednesday 6pm, interested people can register on-line, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (212) 627-6252 to register.
MMCC - Train & Earn Culinary Program
3-week training course utilizing a state of the art facility leading to New York State Food Handlers Certification. Job placement assistance upon program completion. Advanced training options in healthcare and technology. Orientation Fridays at 10 am. More info here.
NPower - Tech Fundamentals - next cohort begins January 21
NPower's Tech Fundamentals is a free 23-week workforce development program, which prepares young adults to begin careers in the field of information technology, and includes 16 weeks of in-class instruction and 7 weeks at a full time internship. Students will have the opportunity to earn a industry recognized certification CompTIA A+ and receive professional development training and job-readiness skills. More info here.
Moody's RE-IGNITE: Career Re-Entry Program Technical & Non-Technical Internships / Applications due December 6
Grace Institute of New York - applications due January 6, 2020 Administrative Professional Program will begin January 21- April 9, 2020; Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm Patient Service Representative Program will begin January 21- March 12, 2020; Monday- Thursday 9 am - 1 pm
AmEx Finance Professional Re-Entry Program - applications due October 23
MEOC High Schol Equivalency Class - applications due October 11 Info and Application
Cognizant Digital Business Analyst Certificate Program - applications due Oct 19
A unique train-to-hire 10 week, part-time and online program that prepares students for in-demand careers in consulting targeted toward working professionals with 2-5 years of experience who are looking to make a career change into a high growth industry with exciting career prospects. During the program, students will learn the essential skills needed to become a Business Analyst at Cognizant, and upon completion, students will interview for a position with Cognizant Consulting. Info & apply here
CUNY TechWorks & BMCC Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development
Computer Network Support training program: info here + registration here
Youth Action YouthBuild East Harlem
Youth Action's YouthBuild program is now recruiting its 2020 cohort. 9 month training and education program for young adults between 17-24 years. Training includes HSE instruction, Construction Skills, Building Operators and Food Careers training and related professional certifications. Earn an AmeriCorps Education scholarship become a community leader. More info
NMIC - YouthBuild: Business Bootcamp
5-month program for young adults (17-24) that provides high school equivalency (HSE) instruction, as well as training in the areas of small business ownership, digital literacy, customer service, Microsoft Office and employment readiness. More info and apply here
MEOC - Fall 2019 Programming
Recruiting for ESOL and HSE programs; college prep; and license or certification career training programs, including Certified Nursing Assistant, Electronic Health Records, Certified Phlebotomy Technician, Certified Microsoft® Office, Security Officer Training, and OSHA 30 for Construction. Training programs offered during and between semesters. Apply online or at admissions sessions, Mon-Fri 10 am or 6 pm
Building Skills NY
Currently recruiting candidates for full-time entry level construction jobs at over 40 construction job sites throughout NYC. Candidates that meet BSNY minimum requirements are invited to complete an application online and attend an upcoming orientation event. More info here.
Retraining Program For Immigrant Engineers @ CAMBA & The Cooper Union Now recruiting for Fall 2019 semester (free). More info here.
Upwardly Global supports Immigrant and Refugee New Yorkers with the U.S. professional job search process through a free online Job Search Training Program, customized job coaching, invitations to network and practice interviewing with our employer partners, and more. More info here.