Thursday, May 28, 2009

Lost Your Job and Need Health Insurance?

Loss of income is not the only hardship people face when they are layed off or unemployed. Lack of Health Care coverage due to unemployment or loss of employment can negatively affect not only you but your family as well. If you or anyone you know has lost their health benefits or just does not have any, Enroll NY might be able to help. Enroll NY was created to expand access to free and low cost health insurance. Learn about public health care programs offered by New York State,
find out if you may be eligible for coverage in a public health insurance program, begin a pre-application process and transmit a pre-application to a Facilitated Enroller that will assist you in completing an application. For more information click here.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Job Opportunities With NYS Unified Court System

The NYS Unified Court System has announced an upcoming Court Officer exam. Court Officer-Trainee Examination 45-758 is scheduled to be held October 24, 2009 and December 12, 2009 throughout New York State.
The application filing period will begin on May 4, 2009 and continue until July 31, 2009. Applications must be submitted by mail & postmarked no later than July 31, 2009. For more information please visit the NYS Unified Court System website.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Job Fair Wednesday, June 3rd

On Wednesday, June 3rd the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will hold a Job Fair at the Patchogue-Medford Public Library from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Registration is not required. Please bring your resume & dress for success. Click here for information on companies scheduled to attend this job fair. Here are some tips on how to conquer a career fair.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Additional 13 Weeks Of Extended Unemployment Benefits

Legislation is pending for an additional 13 weeks of extended benefits. Therefore, if you have exhausted all your regular and emergency benefits, and are still unemployed, you should continue to claim weekly benefits in the usual manner. If the legislation is approved, you will receive payment for weeks claimed that are covered by the legislation. For updates, continue checking the NYS Department of Labor website.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Career Counselor Appointments

Looking for assistance with your job search, resumes and interviews? Thinking of a career change? Schedule a free one hour appointment with our career counselor. For more information contact the Adult Reference desk at (631) 427-5165 ext. 251 or the Station Branch at (631) 421-5053 ext. 123.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Youth Build Long Island

Applications are being accepted for Fall Class of 2009.

Join YouthBuild Long Island

  • Get help to obtain your GED.
  • learn to construct homes using state-of-the-art green building techniques.
  • Be part of providing safe, affordable, environmentally-friendly housing for homeless and low-income families in your community.
  • Earn monetary and enrichment incentives as you complete programs tiers.
  • Transform your life and become a productive member of your community.

Profile For Potential Candidates

  • Young men and women, ages 18 to 24.
  • Economically disadvantaged.
  • Residents of Suffolk County and Nassau County, contact a YouthBuild staff member st 631-940-3704.
  • Not currently enrolled in school, and looking to obtain their GED.
  • Interested in obtaining a pre-Apprenticeship certificate in the construction trade.
  • Interested in furthering their education beyond high school.
  • Serious about their future and committed to changing their lives.
  • This program is free for participants.
United Way of Long Island, 819 Grand Blvd., Deer Park, NY 11729
For More Information, call 631-940-3704

Career BootCamp NYC 2009

Career BootCamp NYC is a two day Co-Ed program for College Students & Grads designed to jumpstart careers with the tools, connections, and confidence needed to succeed in today's tough job market. The program takes place on June 3rd & 4th at 3 West Club in New York City. For registration information please visit the Career BootCamp NYC website or contact the Career BootCamp at (201) 391-8800.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Town of Huntington's Third Annual Job Fair

The Town of Huntington's Third Annual Job Fair will be held on June 10, 2009 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Harborfields High School on Pulaski Road in Greenlawn. Admission & Parking are FREE and refreshments will be served. Appropriate business attire is suggested. There will be a Resume Writing Clinic hosted by the Family Service League from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Summer Jobs For Youth

For 40 years, the Suffolk County Department of Labor has run Summer Work Experience Programs. These programs give young people the chance to work and earn their own money.
Young people will be employed near their homes as clerical aides, day care workers, building maintenance workers, etc. in schools, governmental offices, camps and community organizations. For those who like to work outside, we have jobs as recreation workers and conservation workers.

Dates: July 6–August 21, 2009
Salary: $ 7.50/hr
Work Week: 25 hours

Youth ages 14 to 24
United States Citizen or Eligible Immigrants
Families receiving public assistance and/or food stamps
are automatically eligible for this program
Family Income May Not Exceed Certain Limits, For Information Click HERE

For further information, call the
Suffolk County Department of Labor at
(631) 853-6526

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Job Search Support Group for Unemployed

Brentwood Public Library has recently started a job search support group for the unemployed called:

2nd Cup of Coffee Job Club

Members of the club provide each other with support, ideas and encouragement. The club meets every Wednesday from 9:30am to 11am in the Reference Area, First Floor of the Brentwood Public Library and is open to all Suffolk County residents. For additional details, please call 273-7883.

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