Meet our Partners – One Stop Career Centers

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Meet our Partners – One Stop Career Centers

BerkshireWorks Career Center

 

BerkshireWorks Career Center

BerkshireWorks is a full service Massachusetts One Stop Career Center which offers targeted human services in coordination with vital employment, training and workforce development to all Berkshire County businesses and residents. Whether you’re looking for your first job, a new job, career advancement, or quality employees, BerkshireWorks is here to help. We are committed to providing quality programs and services to businesses, job seekers and our community partners, which ultimately increases vitality and success for our business community and improvement in the quality of life for all Berkshire County residents.

Contact: Melanie Gelaznik, Program Operations Manager
Email: mgelaznik@berkshireworks.org 
Phone: 413-499-2220 x114


Career Center of Lowell

 

Career Center of Lowell

The Career Center of Lowell has been connecting job seekers and employers for over 20 years. We assist customers in every aspect of the job search, including workshops, individual counseling, labor market research, and youth programs. Our staff organizes and hosts multiple events each month such as recruitments, networking groups, informational sessions, and job fairs. Located in historic downtown Lowell, the Career Center of Lowell is chartered by the Greater Lowell Workforce Development Board and is operated by the City of Lowell. Through this model, local employment and training services have been consolidated to build a strong workforce development system.

Contact: Nancy Gagnon, Disability Resource Coordinator/Supervisor
Email: Nancy.Gagnon@CCLowell.org 
Phone: 978-805-4734


Career Source

 

Career Source

Career Source is a career resource center that provides employment services to businesses in various industries, and job seekers at all professional levels. We help businesses find talent, and help job seekers get back to work.

For job seekers, we offer workshops on various job search topics, individual counseling, professional development seminars, referrals to training, and opportunities to meet with hiring employers. We're one of the One-Stop Career Centers in Massachusetts, and are operated by Middlesex Community College.

Contact: Arnie James, Career Counselor 
Email: ajames@yourcareersource.com 
Phone: 617-661-7867


CareerWorks

 

CareerWorks

CareerWorks, a program of the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute, is a cutting-edge One-Stop Career Center offering full-service assessment, training, and job placement services. For more than 15 years we have been serving the greater Brockton area, matching job-seekers with employers and ensuring the highest level of customer service to all of our customers. We pride ourselves in going the extra mile to understand the individual needs of each job seeker and employer, and taking the time to provide a personal touch and ensuring a successful employment placement.

Contact: Mary Osorio, Manager of Job Seeker Services 
Email: mosorio@careerworks.org 
Phone: 508-513-3406


Employment and Training Resources (ETR)

 

Employment and Training Resources (ETR)

Employment and Training Resources is a leading Massachusetts One-Stop Career Center. Our Vision is to provide job seekers and employers within the Metro South/West area with seamless, integrated, quality employment – related services. We will achieve this vision and earn our customers’ enthusiasm through continuous improvement driven by the integrity, teamwork and innovation of ETR staff.

Contact: Lee-Ann Johnson, Career Center Manager
Email: ljohnson@etrcc.com
Phone: 508-766-5700


 

Franklin Hampshire Career Center

Franklin Hampshire Career Center

The Franklin Hampshire Career Center provides employment and training services at no charge to businesses and job seekers in the Franklin, Hampshire, and North Quabbin areas with Career Center locations in Greenfield, Northampton, and Orange.  All Franklin Hampshire Career Centers are fully accessible with modified computer workstations and auxiliary aids available.  The Disability Resources Coordinator specializes in assisting job seekers with disabilities.  Services include:

  • Eligibility assistance and basic benefits counseling for the Social Security Administration Ticket to Work Program (SSI/SSDI) and Massachusetts Unemployment Insurance
  • Career exploration and assessment
  • Career counseling and case management
  • Job search and job placement assistance
  • Follow up counseling to support employment on the job
  • Information and referral to other programs:  SNAP (food stamps), Housing, Legal, other disability services, etc.
  • Resource rooms for computer use, phones, copying, faxing
  • Skill building, workshops, and job training

Contact: Lu Plump, Disability Resources Coordinator
Email: luisaplump@fhcareers.org 
Phone: 413-774-4361 x 316


 

FutureWorks Career Center

 

FutureWorks Career Center

FutureWorks Career Center has been serving both businesses and job seekers in Hampden County for 20 years. Located in the STCC Technology Park in Springfield, MA, we provide job seekers with the job search and computer skills workshops to make them better prepared to secure their next position. We work with businesses to post their jobs, and connect them with qualified candidates, in person on site, through our web site, or our major job fairs held at the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Contact: Kevin Lynn, Executive Director 
Email: klynn@futureworksjobs.org
Phone: 413-858-2801


North Central Career Centers

 

North Central Career Centers

Our mission is to be the primary link between the Commonwealth’s employers and the workforce of North Central Massachusetts. We strive to strengthen this relationship by providing a pool of skilled workers for industry while offering a streamlined process for training and retraining for overall job enrichment. The North Central Career Centers are part of a Statewide Network of One-Stop Career Centers. The One-Stop Career Centers are administered locally by Local Workforce Boards - comprised of business, government, education, labor and community leaders - to ensure that each center is meeting the needs of its community, in addition to providing employment and business services. For more information visit our web site.

Contact: Paulette Carroll, Director 
Email: pcarroll@ccncm.com
Phone: 978-534-1481 x219


Workforce Central Career Center

 

Workforce Central Career Center

At Workforce Central Career Center, we bring you the best of our community's employment and training resources in three central locations: Worcester, Milford and Southbridge. As a federally and state-funded Massachusetts One-Stop Career Center, Workforce Central provides employment services for both job seekers and employers. The City of Worcester Division of Workforce Development operates the Career Center in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Career Services.

Contact: Sarah Loizeaux
Email: LoizeauxS@workforcecentralma.org 
Phone: 508-373-7669