The New Bedford Career Center is now MassHire Greater New Bedford Career Center. But their focus is still the same. They are connecting job seekers with businesses looking to fill various positions.

MassHire Greater New Bedford Career Center recruiting youth for free programs.

Youth who have dropped out of school and are interested in training or finishing their high school credentials should visit the career center to learn more about these local programs. Here are some of the listings for this week:

EWorkStyle Institute: ACCESS (Another Course to College Educational Services) is a one-year Community Fellows program where youth will receive leadership training, communication training, and mentorship in addition to service learning and an interrelated work program. All youth will build skills to meet their educational goals. Recruiting 10 youth.

PAACA EMT Training: The INSIGHT EMT program will provide 110 hours of education and an internship over 13 weeks which will include EMT training by a state certified trainer, a paid job internship, and engage in services leading to applying for employment. Recruiting 5 youth.

Groundwork for 8 trainees: The GreenCorps Educational Exploration of Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Urban Agriculture, and Landscaping will support youth in a combination of tutoring, training, work experience, and supportive services to develop skills in aquaculture and other related agricultural and environmental careers on the South Coast. Recruiting 8 youth.

PACE: The Youth Work Experience Program (YWE) will provide youth with a combination of academics to prepare for HiSET testing, financial literacy, job development, and career coaching. The youth will all engage in Blueprint to a Healthy Financial Life and follow a two-week rotation program of education and employment success training. Youth after completion of career coaching will engage in a 6-week paid job experience. Recruiting 22 youth.

Youth can contact the career center youth team directly at (508) 990-4000 or stop by to make an appointment at 618 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford.

Learn more about all their job openings at Mass Hire of Greater New Bedford. Let’s get to work!

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