October 23, 2019

Workforce Weekly

  • NYCETC Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Board of Directors
  • NYCETC Members Henry Street Settlement & The HOPE Program Named as Finalists to Nonprofit Excellence Awards
  • JPMorgan Chase Announces Second Chance Agenda Aimed at Reducing Obstacles to Employment
  • In the News: Stories & Reports for the Workforce Community
  • Programs and Events from Our Community
  • Job Openings from Our Community
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.
The process for 2020 is as follows:
  • Applications will be accepted until November 12 at 5 PM by completing the 2020 NYCETC Board of Directors Application
  • 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.
Programs and Events from Our Community


Catholic Charities Home Base: Job Opportunity Expo
Wednesday, October 23  /  11 am - 3 pm  /  Info

Webinar: Peer Mentoring: Considerations For Your Program
Thursday, October 24  / 
 1 - 2:15 pm  /  Info and RSVP

2019 CSW National Benchmarking Survey Informational Webinars
Thursday, October 24  / 
 2 - 3 pm  /  Info and RSVP

NYATEP Conference: Partners for Workforce Transformation
October 28 - 30  /  9 am - 2 pm  /  Info and Tickets

Community Service Society of New York: An Evening with Labor Movement Author Steven Greenhouse
Monday, October 28  /  6:00 - 7:30 pm  /  Info and RSVP

2010 COABE Virtual Conference
October 29 - 30  /  Info and Tickets

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 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

Professional Development

National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Webinars
Info and Tickets

NYC Solar Schools Education Program - free professional learning for DOE teachers
Info and Registration

Literacy Assistance Center
Workshop Calendar for Fall FY2020

Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) 2020 Conference Call for Presentations
Due October 31

Info and Application

Program Recruitment

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 or call (212) 627-6252 to register.

MEOC Security Officer Training
Free 4-day Security Officer Training program at CUNY in the Heights. All applicants are encouraged to complete the online application in advance and bring their required documents to this session. More info and RSVP. 

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 hereregistration here

Stronger Father, Stronger Families workshops: enrollment is every Thursday 10 am

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

LaGuardia Community College: multiple programs
TechHire – Open Code

Adult Basic Skills
Bridge to College & Careers Program

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
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.
Job Openings from Our Community

EOC College Advisor, College Connections Project (TRIO)

Senior Director for Industry and Campus Engagement

Coordinator for Academics  •  Coordinator for Workforce Development  •  Job Developer/Internship Coordinator  •  Social Worker  •  Work Readiness/Credential Instructor  •  Case Manager

Community Engagement Coordinator - Strong Fathers, Stronger Families   •   Program Manager, Strong Fathers Stronger Families  •  Special Assistant  •   Success Coach/Career Case Manager - Bridges to Careers

Queens Community House
YouthBuild Construction Instructor  •    College Retention Specialist  •    Education Specialist  •    Youth Development Specialist  •    

CUNY School of Professional Studies

Program Coordinator, DHS Financial Independence Now

Commonpoint Queens
Program Director of Advance and Earn, Adult Workforce

Andromeda Community Initiative
Executive Director/Interim Executive Director

Workforce Professionals Training Institute
Senior Manager Grants, Program Evaluation & Quality    •     Project Manager

Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation
Account Manager

Jericho Project
Case Manager   •    Career Counselor   •    Assistant Healthcare Coordinator  •     Rapid Resolution Specialist  •    Outreach Specialist

Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation
Business Services Manager, Workforce Development

Director of Talent Acquisition

LaGuardia Community College
Director of Technology Training Initiatives

Henry Street Settlement
JET Employment Coordinator

St. Nicks Alliance
Skills Training Program Coordinator

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
Counselor  •   Office Manager

Project Renewal
Senior Grants Manager  •   Counselor, Next Step   •  Supervisor, Next Step ACE Program

CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU), The Murphy Institute  
Institutional Research Manager - Worker Education and Workforce Development

The HOPE Program
Business Development Manager   •   Retention Associate

Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center
EOC Student Advisor

Family Law Attorney  •  Immigration Attorney  •  Tenant Organizer  •  Outreach Coordinator  •  Case Coordination Manager  • Community Health Worker

Case Manager  •  Job Developer  •  Assessment Specialist/Substance Abuse Counselor  •  Peer Recovery Advocate  •  Vocational Case Manager  • Job Developer  •  Outreach and Retention Specialist  •  Administrative Assistant/Receptionist 

CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
Career Specialist

Back On My Feet
Workforce Development Coordinator

Director of Postsecondary Innovation

Internationals Network
Director of School Support for NYC

Rebuilding Together NYC
Construction Project Coordinator

Project Renewal 
Health Care Assistant  •  Coordinator, Next Step ACE Program  •  Trainer & Retention Specialist    •    Vocational Counselor

Jericho Project
Career Counselor – Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)   •     Assistant Director – Workforce Opportunities (WfO)   •    Health Care Assistant   •    Assistant Director, Housing Placement & Data Quality (SSVF)

Workforce Opportunity Services
Program Manager   •  Technical Instructor/Instructional Design
NYC Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC)
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