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CTWorks Career Coach Stratford visit dates set

February 20, 2019

STRATFORD — Due to popular demand, the Stratford Library has announced that the CTWorks Career Coach, a career center on wheels designed to deliver career services and training opportunities at a variety of locations throughout Connecticut, will continue library visits through 2019.

The Career Coach delivers free services to low-wage workers and job seekers in Southwestern Connecticut who are unable to get the services at local career centers due to lack of transportation, childcare or employment schedules.

Visitors to the coach will find computer workshops,10 computer workstations, high speed access to the Internet (via onboard satellite), 42” plasma TV with Smartboard overlay (for training use by the instructor), 10 wireless laptops and exterior plasma TV, interview room and an ADA-compliant lift and workstation for people with disabilities. These workshops are free and open to job seekers 16 year of age or older. Basic computer skills are helpful but not required. First come, first served. Limited seating. Excel, Word and Resume class dates do require registration at the Library.

The 2019 schedule is: February 25, March 25, April 29 (Excel Class), May 20 (Word Class), June 17 (Resume Class), July 22, August 19, September 23 (Exel Class), October 28, November 25 (Resume Class) and December 16 from 10 am - noon and 1-3 pm each month.

The CTWorks Career Coach will be on site in front of the Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford, CT. For further information call the library’s Adult Services Department at 203.385.4164 or visit: www.stratfordlibrary.org .