July 25, 2014 Announcements
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
All the best,
Alejandra St. Guillen
Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians
Free Immigration Advice at Boston City Hall
August 6 & 20
September 3 & 17
October 1 & 15
November 5 & 19
December 3 & 17
Boston City Hall
Upcoming Immigration Clinics in the Neighborhoods:
Here are the Flyers:
Out of the Park
Sunday, July 27
EVERYONE IS WELCOME AT THIS FREE EVENT
Free Carousel Rides
Live viewing of the game
Celebrate America’s pastime as we bring the excitement of Fenway to a park near you. Bring a blanket to watch the game on the big screen and
cheer on the Red Sox!
QUESTIONS? PLEASE CALL HIGHLAND STREET FOUNDATION
For more information, call 617-635-3510
The Greater Boston Citizenship Initiative & the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians present:
Citizenship Day in Boston
Citizenship Free Workshop
Saturday, September 20, 2014
For registration and more information call, 617.694.5949
http://bit.ly/1pT43ZS (Cape Verdean)
Next Wednesday: Second Meeting to Support Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Massachusetts
Join the MIRA Coalition and the Chelsea Collaborative for a follow up meeting with service providers and advocates on
At this meeting, we will learn from service providers about the support already in place for each child that comes to MA, hear details about the Governor’s plan to host over 1000 children and activate our support plan in the 9 fields described at the form that we would like for you to fill out. We will also be collecting any donations of goods that you might have, to later give them out to children and families affected across MA and at a Welcoming Party scheduled for mid August organized by friends of the Collaborative. In order to RSVP and to be more effective and efficient in providing the support needed by immigrant families:
PLEASE THOROUGHLY FILL OUT THIS FORM BY MONDAY
Second meeting to support unaccompanied migrant children in Massachusetts.
For more info, contact Cristina Aguilera ([email protected]) 617-350-5480 ext. 206
*THANK YOU FOR YOUR IMMEDIATE REPONSE: ADL, Catholic Charities, Catholic Schools Foundation, CCCM, Centro Latino, Chelsea Collaborative, Chelsea Government, Chelsea MGH, Children’s Law Center, CPS, EBECC, EBNHC, GBLS, Harborcov, International Institute of Boston, Jobs with Justice, LGBTQ Youth Commission, BPHC UMASS, Lutheran Social Services, MA Commission on LGBTQ, Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians, MGH Chelsea Pediatrics, MIRA Coalition, Mott Chelsea, Phoenix Charter Academy, Physicians for Healthy Families, RCAM, REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, Refugee Immigration Ministries, ROCA, St. Luke’s Chelsea, TND and several private attorneys and members of the press.
Semana Cultural y Festival Dominicano de Boston 2014
A Celebrar el Día de la Mujer del Festival Dominicano
Iglesia Nuestra Señora de Lourdes
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Inf: Belkis Pepin – Coordinadora, Julia Guerrero – Miembro Comisión
Puerto Rican Veterans Monument Square
Music, Poetry, Bring your chair
For more information contact:
New ESOL conversation group at the East Boston Branch Library Starting August 7, the East Boston Branch Library is going to have a new ESOL conversation group on Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:45. Our Monday evening group will continue as well. Attached is a flyer for anyone who wants to post it.
Job Training Opportunities
Mattapan/ Greater Boston Technology Learning Center, Inc. admits students of any race, color, national origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Mattapan/ Greater Boston Technology Learning Center, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.
IT Specialist Program: Combines both Computer Systems Specialist (CompTIA A+) and Computer Network Specialist (CompTIA Network+) classes, also includes intro to Project Management and A+ and Network+ exam prep. Students meet once a week for 16 weeks for lecture ad hands-on practice.
Evening Class Begins: Mon., Aug. 4, 2014 from 5:30pm to 9pm.
CompTIA A+/ Computer Systems Specialist: Learn how to design and build computer systems, and how to troubleshoot and repair PCs, laptops and tablets. Includes A+ exam prep. Students meet once a week for 16 weeks for lecture and hands-on practice.
Evening Class Begins: Mon., Aug. 4, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Security+ (Online Only): This course covers organizational security and compliance, disaster recovery, cryptography and encryption basics, public key infrastructure, identity management, network security, threats, vulnerability and Security+ exam prep.
Registration Fee: $150
Project Management – (Online Only): This course prepares students to become Project Management professionals. Students learn project initiation (business case, feasibility studies, project office and team building), project planning (project plan, resource plan, financial plan, Work Breakdown Structure), risk management, quality control, and project execution. Includes PMP exam prep.
Registration Fee: $200
Mattapan/ Greater Boston Technology Learning Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity.
Raise Up MA has secured a spont on the November 4th ballot for earned sick time. You are cordially invited to attend the Raise Up MA
Convention, scheduled for Saturday July 26 where strategies to win the campaign will be discussed. The Convention will include:
RAISE UP MA CONFERENCE
Gubernatorial Candidates’ Forum
For more information contact: Estefanía Peña, Legal Intern
[email protected], 617-350-5480, ext. 220
JVS Recruiting Students for September Adult Diploma Program
Do your students need high school diplomas?
JVS’s Adult Diploma Program is recruiting students for the fall semester.
One-hour information sessions
Graduates receive a Boston Public School high school diploma.
Potential students are assessed, interviewed, and if appropriate, accepted.
Level 4 ESOL Teacher
The ABCD South Side Head Start Adult ESOL Program in Roslindale is looking for an experienced teacher for our level 4 class. Hours are Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4 to 9pm. Class hours are Monday and Wednesday, 6 to 9pm. The additional 4 hours/week are for class prep, planning, curriculum development, staff meetings, and paperwork. Position begins week of August 25, 2014. Compensation rate is 20.07/hour plus holidays and paid time off. Experience with curriculum development and teaching in a DESE-funded program is preferred.
Applicants should email resumes and cover letters to:
Commonwealth Employment Opportunities
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) is a national leader in education, dedicated to supporting the Commonwealth’s students and educators. We are currently seeking highly qualified candidates to join our diverse workforce. Attached is a list of employment opportunities currently available at ESE and posted on the Human Resources Division’s Commonwealth Employment Opportunities (CEO) website.
For more detailed information and application instructions, please refer to the attached Job Opportunities List or visit our Job Opportunities page on ESE’s official ttp://www.doe.mass.edu/ website.
You are invited to apply for any position(s) for which you possess the expertise and interest. If you know of qualified individuals who may have an interest in our positions, please feel free to forward this email or direct them to our website.
Please do not hesitate to contact Dawn DeRoche or any other HR staff member if you have questions.
This September the U.S. Census Bureau will start recruiting in different counties within Massachusetts for the American Housing Survey, which is conducted by the US Census Bureau and sponsored by HUD. This is a temporary survey that will be conducted in 2015.
Your assistance spreading the word about these job opportunities will be much appreciated.
Below and attached are more information about how to apply for these temporary jobs. We will be recruiting in the following counties: Barnstable, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Worcester, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk .
US CENSUS BUREAU HIRING TEMPORARY INTERVIEWERS
For more information, visit: www.census.gov/regions/new_