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Marin Employment Connection Orientation to Services

  1. 1. Welcome to the Marin Employment Connection “DISCOVER YOUR POTENTIAL” ORIENTATION TO SERVICES
  2. 2. The Marin Employment Connection is a network of agencies providing employment & training services in Marin County
  3. 3. Operated by the Marin County Department of Health & Human Services As the recipient of Department of Labor Workforce Investment Act Funds with oversight by the Marin County Workforce Investment Board
  4. 4. PARTICIPATING AGENCIES • • • • • • • • • • • • • College of Marin Community Action Marin Department of Rehabilitation Employment Development Department Health & Human Services Department Homeward Bound of Marin Marin County Office of Education Marin Housing Authority Marin Literacy Program National Council on Aging Redwood Empire Small Business Development Center Tamalpais Adult & Community Education YWCA Marin
  5. 5. INFORMATION SESSIONS MEC ORIENTATION - learn about all the services available TRAINING INFORMATION SESSION - Find out how to be eligible for training funds PLAN TO WORK - Develop a job search plan
  6. 6. FIRST STOP the Career Resource Center
  7. 7. FREE SERVICES AT THE CAREER RESOURCE CENTER •Job-search related use of computers, phones and office equipment •Assistance with Unemployment Insurance filing •Information on and referral to workshops, job search clubs, support groups, training classes and other services •Information about local labor markets, in-demand occupations and job search strategies •Information on services available through the MEC network of agencies
  8. 8. Do you need help with your job search? Sign up for the FREE job search workshop series….
  9. 9. JOB SEARCH WORKSHOPS •Career Assessment •Resumes •Applications & References •Internet Job Search •Interviewing •Hidden Labor Market •Making Age an Asset in your Job Search
  10. 10. Looking for Work? Attend one of the on-site recruitment sessions with local employers (recruitment calendar is posted on the website)
  11. 11. NETWORKING GROUPS •Job Club •Marin Professionals •Unemployed Support Group
  12. 12. TRAINING CLASSES •Effective Communication in the Workplace •Basic Computer Skills Training •So You Want to Start Your Own Business
  13. 13. TRAINING FUNDS The best way to learn about education and training opportunities is to attend the Training Opportunities Information Session (TOIS). Here, you will learn about the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and the California Training Benefits (CTB) and if you might be eligible for these training services. The session also covers career planning, how to research labor market information and how to apply for training services. Sessions are the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, from 1:30 to 3:00 pm.
  14. 14. YOUTH SERVICES Services provided to eligible youth include: • Tutoring, study skills training and instruction • Alternative education • Summer employment when linked to academic and occupational learning • Paid and unpaid work experience • Occupational skills training • Leadership development • Supportive services • Adult mentoring • Follow-up services • Comprehensive guidance and counseling
  15. 15. EMPLOYER SERVICES • Workshops, seminars and information on a wide variety of topics of concern to businesses • Customized employee training programs • Basic employment skills evaluations • Staff available to answer employment-related questions • CalJOBS: no-fee Internet job listing service • Facilities for on-site recruitment • A library of forms and publications • Consulting services for small businesses and start-ups • Special programs for enhancing workforce expansion efforts • Information & presentations to laid-off employees • Consultations for businesses considering downsizing
  16. 16. SERVICIOS PARA HISPANOHABLANTES Los • • • • • • • • • • • servicios disponibles son: Acceso a computadoras, Internet, fax, fotocopiadora y teléfon Información y referencias para recursos públicos Ayuda para llenar formularios de Seguro de Desempleo Formularios para Seguro por Incapacidad Biblioteca de referencias Ayuda para llenar solicitudes de empleo Información sobre capacitación vocacional Ayuda para hacer un curriculum Disponibilidad de transporte gratuito al centro Preparación para entrevistas Referencias a clases de inglés como segundo idioma (ESL)
  17. 17. HAY TRES FORMAS DE ACCEDER A LOS SERVICIOS Asistir a una orientación sobre los servicios de Marin Employment Connection, el último viernes de cada mes en el Connection Center de Marin Health & Wellness Campus, ubicado en 3240 Kerner Boulevard en San Rafael. Las orientaciones comienzan a las 3:30 p.m. y terminan a las 4:30 p.m. Para inscribirse llame al (415) 473-4300. 1. Venir a Marin Employment Connection en 120 North Redwood Drive en San Rafael, un miércoles o viernes entre las 9:30 a.m. y las 12:30 p.m. y hablar con un consejero hispanohablante. 1. Llamar a una de nuestras consejeras hispanohablantes para obtener más información: Annabelle Travis (415) 473-3354 Darlene Flores-Provencio (415) 507-2138
  18. 18. Marin Employment Connection 120 North Redwood Drive San Rafael, CA 94903 Located just off Smith Ranch Road A free shuttle runs to and from the Marin Employment Connection and the San Rafael Transit Center
  19. 19. Call 415.473.3300