Middletown American Job Center

Middletown American Job Center

Temporarily Closed:

The Middletown American Job Center is closed due to water damage until further notice.

To reach staff and access Career Center services, please call the Meriden center at (203) 238-3688 or visit 87 West Main Street, Meriden.

Some activities, including scheduled workshops, may be relocated to the Middletown Adult Education, 398 Main Street, Middletown.

We apologize for the inconvenience.


ON-GOING OFFERINGS

Self-Service Career Center for resume preparation, job search, internet access, online job applications, and support service information. Fax and

copy machines available free of charge for job-search related needs. No appointment necessary, open Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

Operated in conjunction with the United Labor Agency.

Jobs First Employment Services employment specialists and job developers provide one-on-one counseling to help South Central CT residents

be active in the workforce.

Available by Appointment:

Youth Services: Youth and Young Adults ages 16-24 have programs tailored to them through a network of providers and services that lead to

training, employment and higher education. Contact Aurora Grant at (203) 624-1493 x 246 or agrant@workforcealliance.biz.

Next Steps Re-Entry Program, a robust program that helps ex-offenders become job seekers. Contact Glenn Young at (203) 624-1493 x 212 or

gyoung@workforcealliance.biz.

Business Services staff are here to help with screening and recruitment or programs to serve your company based on industry sector. Contact

Wanda Lary at (203) 867-4030 x 254.


The following take place at 272 South Main Street, Middletown, CT. Walk-Ins Welcome or Call Ahead to Reserve Space (860) 788-2214

ONE STOP SERVICES ORIENTATION

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 9 AM - 12 PM

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 9 AM - 12 PM

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 9 AM - 12 PM

For those new to the American Job Center and seeking to access one-on-one employment and training services. Covers program options and

eligibility. Attend if you are unemployed, working less than full time or earning less than a livable wage. Veterans and veteran spouses receive

priority service.

The One Stop Services Orientation is an overview of the programs and services offered at the American Job Centers located through South Central

Connecticut. Learn about how you can gain access to training, support, guidance and expertise as it pertains to advancing or beginning a

rewarding and fulfilling career.


PUBLIC WORKSHOPS

*NEW* ACING THE ONLINE APPLICATION

Thurs., Nov. 16. 20, 10 AM - 12 PM

The online application process is a daunting and consuming process that serves more to weed out unqualified or inappropriate applicants more

than it serves to connect the employer with qualified applicants. The application process is targeted more at getting the wrong ones out rather

than moving the right ones forward. In order to navigate this upside-down approach to review candidates. Individuals in career transition need an

edge. This workshop will provide an overview of the application process as well as offer attendees with the information and resources to avoid

getting weeded out and "Ace" their online employment application


Getting to Know Yourself

Tues., Nov. 7, 10 AM - 12 PM

In this workshop, attendees will learn how to discover what is most important to them. Learn to describe your personal and professional values, as

well as uncover what motivates your achievements and overall happiness. The goal is to understand the concept of “working,” justify it, and look

forward to it.


Surviving a Job Loss

Tues., Nov. 21, 10 AM - 12 PM

Losing a job can take a toll on your emotions, finances and your way of life. You will face shock, fear, frustration, anger, powerlessness, confusion

and sadness. This workshop equips you with the tools needed to survive a job loss, preparing you to succeed.