Opportunity Worcester

April 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm America/New York Timezone
The Hanover Theatre
2 Southbridge Street
MA 01608

You’re Invited!

See what your community has to offer as you prepare for life after high school! Join us in discovering entry-level Career options, potential summer opportunities, training programs, and more!

Free parking at Garage 570 Main Street
(Across from The Hanover Theatre)

Quote from post-graduate, Julie Vincent:

I didn’t have friends. I had no real family. That didn’t stop me though. I got back up. I found YOU, Inc.’s Career Pathways and I pushed myself and went for my CNA license. I am now a Certified Nursing Assistant and attending Wachusett Community College.

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Workforce Agencies Include:

Grafton Job Corps Center

100 Pine Street, North Grafton, MA 01536

Grafton Job Corps Center is a career training and education program for students ages 16 through
224 who meet low-income requirements. The program is designed to help students find the path to
personal and career success – all at no cost to eligible students. Our program is an option for
students who may not be ready to start college just yet, or may not have an interest in the traditional
college route. We offer a residential component as well as assistance with obtaining a driver’s
license. We offer a year of job placement follow up services.

Contact: Amber Polisher  |  Phone: 508-887-7307  |  Email: Polisher.amber@jobcorps.org

Worcester Jobs Fund – MassHire Central Region Workforce Board

340 Main Street, Suite 400, Worcester, MA 01608

The City of Worcester’s Jobs Fund was created to better connect Worcester Residents with good jobs
made available through development projects and job expansion activities. The Worcester Jobs Fund
currently provides several job trainings, work readiness/life skills courses, case management, and job
search assistance.

Contact: Kelsey Lamoureux  |  Phone: 508-373-7641  |  Email: lamoureuxk@masshirecentral.com

Worcester Community Action Council – The Job and Education Center

484 Main Street, Suite 203, Worcester, MA 01608

WCAC’s mission is “helping people move to economic self-sufficiency through programs,
partnerships, and Advocacy.” The Job and Education Center programs offer professional development through education, work readiness training, certificate training, and employment assistance.

Contact: Lila Pope  |  Phone: 508-754-1176 Ext. 159  |  Email: lpope@wcac.net

Worcester Career Center – MassHire Central Region Workforce Board

340 Main Street, Suite 400, Worcester, MA 01608

MassHire Career Centers are a network of centers across the state that serves as a vital link between
job seekers and employers. The Career Center provides assistance with the job search, identifying
career pathways and skills gap training. Services also include job readiness workshops and job fairs.

Contact: Roy Lucas  |  Phone: 508-373-7688  |  Email: LucasR@MassHireCentralCC.com

You, Inc.

81 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01604

You Inc. is a behavioral health and education agency that offers free trainings in Nursing Assistant
and Home Health Care and Residential Child and Youth Care for 18 – 24 year olds. You Inc. offers
work readiness training, higher educational exploration, as well as paid work experience and
employment opportunities.

Contact: Kate Pesa  |  Phone: 508-552-7300  |  Email: pesak@youinc.org

Page last updated March 14, 2019