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Virtual Workforce1 Career Center System

 
Virtual Workforce1 Career Center System
 
Workforce1 helps New Yorkers prepare for and connect to jobs across New York City’s five boroughs and in several sectors of the economy.
 
Services
By applying to the Virtual Workforce1 Career Center system, you will be connected via web or phone to one-on-one help from professionals who can assist you in:
–Identifying jobs that are a fit for your experience and skills
–Preparing for interviews
–Accessing free training
 
Eligibility
All New Yorkers.
 
Apply
Visit their website and select your borough. Fill out and submit the online form that pops up. Within a day or two a team member will connect with you. All services are no-cost and do not require in-person visits.
 
Industrial and Transportation Career Center
If you are particularly interested in industrial or transportation jobs, connect with the Workforce1 Industrial and Transportation Career Center.
 
The Workforce1 Industrial and Transportation Career Center has industry experts that can help match you to training and employment opportunities in the following industries:
–Construction
–Manufacturing
–Transportation & Warehousing
–Wholesale Trade


Career Discovery NYC

 
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Discovery NYC is a website where New Yorkers can explore careers in demand, learn about the skills required for those, determine a career of interest, and apply for training programs.
 
Eligibility
All New Yorkers 18 years old and up
 
Services
–Explore careers in technology, healthcare, industrial and construction, and media & entertainment
–Take introductory courses to help you decide if a specific career is a good fit for you
–Spend more time practicing what you’ve learned to gain comfort and familiarity with those skills
–Apply to training programs that can lead you to a new career
 
How to Apply
–To identify job offers and prepare for interviews, visit the Virtual Workforce Career Center website
–Select your borough and visit the website’s online form. A member of the Workforce team will connect with you and provide support services
 
For resources about free or low-cost WiFi, access careerdiscovery.cityofnewyork.us/resources.

**Career Discovery is part of the NYC Department of Small Business Services**
 


NYC Health Job Search

 
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The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has openings. Click here to find them and apply.
 


Find a Job

 
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Register to attend a recruitment event, connect to training opportunities, or participate in interview preparation workshops and services. Services are no-cost and do not require in-person visits.
 
Eligibility
All New Yorkers
 
Services
–Connection with training opportunities
–Interview preparation workshops
–Job placement
 
How to Sign Up
–Please contact a Workforce1 Career Center to complete the registration process and:
*Submit official proof of your identification
*Attend an Introduction to Services session
*Meet with one of our staff members to review your work experience, available jobs, and next steps.
 
Also, find job postings by the city scrolling down this page.


 
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Visit the Official Website of the City of New York, create an account, and find job postings in the NYC government.
 


First Step Job Training Program for Homeless or Low-income Women

 
coalition-homeless-logoFirst Step Job Training Program by the Coalition of the Homeless
(212) 776-2074
 
 
The Coalition’s First Step Job Training Program was launched in 1991 to give homeless and low-income women the training, social support, education, and work experience they need to overcome those obstacles, empowering them to build a better life for themselves and their families.
 
First Step offers six 14-week classes serving roughly 200 women per year. Their innovative curriculum includes over 100 hours of computer instruction, along with literacy workshops, communication, and interpersonal skills development, and other hands-on activities that give students a thorough and practical understanding of the job market and workplace.
 
First Step also places students in internships with major corporations or non-profit organizations and offers ongoing mentoring by experienced professionals.
 
For questions about the First Step or if you would like to sign up for an Informational Session, please call (212) 776-2074.
 


Unemployment Insurance

 
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dol.ny.gov/unemployment/file-your-first-claim-benefits
888-209-8124 | 8 AM-6 PM | Monday-Friday
 
The unemployment benefit available is for workers that have lost their jobs at no fault of their own and are ready, willing, and actively looking for work.
 
Eligibility
— You must be searching and ready for work, and willing to attend meetings at your closest Labor Department Office to qualify for benefits
— If you work part-time you may be able to claim benefits (partial UI)
— If you work more than 30 hours or earn more than $504 in a week, you will not be eligible for benefits
— Find more details about eligibility visiting dol.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2022/01/P832.pdf
 
How to Apply
— Get ready your social security number, ID, phone number, address, bank account number or routing number, information about your previous employer, and wage details
— Create a NY.GOV account at labor.ny.gov/signin and hit the button “Create an NY.GOV account”. If you have an account do not create a new one. For help with your account visit on.ny.gov/techhelp
— File a New Unemployment Insurance and claim your benefits at the Department of Labor website
— Submit required documentation on the Department of Labor website
— Once a claim is filed, it takes three to six weeks to receive your first payment
— During this time, complete and return questionnaires and phone calls from the Department of Labor
— If you are eligible, you will receive any back weeks of benefits owed with your first payment
 
Watch the application instructional video at youtu.be/shXF675SjEc to learn what to do step by step.
 
For questions, please visit dol.ny.gov/unemployment-insurance-top-frequently-asked-questions.
 


ESPANOL/SPANISH
 
El beneficio de Seguro de Desempleo es un servicio para trabajadores que han perdido su empleo sin culpa alguna y están activamente buscando empleo. Aplica y obtén beneficios en la página del Departamento de Trabajo del Estado de Nueva York

 
Updated on August 2, 2020.


 


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