JobSource, the Community Employment division of Opportunity Enterprises, is offering free job readiness and technology skills workshops for veterans of all ages with disabilities.
Workshop dates are Nov. 27 and 29 and Dec. 4, 6, 11 and 13. Hours are 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Porter County JobSource Office, 56 S. Valparaiso St., Valparaiso, and from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lake County JobSource Office, 1465 E. 84th St., Merrillville.
All workshops are free. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Contact Jennifer Hunter at (219) 510-5330, ext. 204 to reserve a spot.
Each workshop will be taught by trained employment professionals, and will focus on one of the following topics: Introduction to Windows and Microsoft Office Suite, Resume Preparation, Mock Interviewing, Job Searching, Job Development and Transitioning to Civilian Life.
These workshops are being provided through a generous grant from the Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust. Visit http://cst.dav.org/ for more details.
JobSource has more than 20 years of experience placing and supporting qualified individuals with disabilities in community employment, and utilize innovative protocols to ensure success. Services include pre-vocational training programs, placement screening processes, on-site job coaching, and an assistive technology program that features computer adaptations for clients with physical, visual, developmental and/or learning disabilities.
JobSource has offices in both Porter and Lake counties, which allows the program to serve all of Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland. JobSource has successfully placed individuals with disabilities in a wide range of careers from entry-level to professional positions, and is the preferred employment agency for more than 100 businesses throughout the region.