The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) and Department of Career Services (DCS) through the network of One Stop Career Centers working closely with local agencies, primarily the Family Resource Centers, are charged with reaching out to and helping evacuees secure employment as quickly as possible before their disaster assistance funding runs out.
The North Central Career Center’s newest effort is a Job Fair in partnership with Centro, Inc. on June 5th 2018 -10am to noon- for those hurricane impacted individuals whom are looking to work and live in our region. The job Fair will be at Centro, Inc. located at 437 Main Street, Fitchburg from 10-12pm. We currently have 13 employers that will be recruiting for multiple industries including healthcare, manufacturing and communications. Job opportunities include full time, part time, permanent and temporary positions. Visit www.ccncm.com as regular updates for the job fair will be posted including employers that will be participating. MART will also be on hand to assist with transportation questions and issues.
Centro, Inc. established in 1977, CENTRO, formerly Centro Las Americas, is the largest minority led, community based, multiservice, multicultural, multilingual, nonprofit organization in Central Massachusetts with their second site opening in Fitchburg in early 2018. CENTRO’s primary purpose is to assist individuals and families striving to reach self-sufficiency while promoting social responsibility, fostering cultural identity, and encouraging families to be significant contributors to the community as a whole.
The North Central Career Center has also partnered with Mount Wachusett Community College to provide intensive English-language instruction and occupational training choices designed to prepare students for employment in retail, hospitality, service and other industries. This is a federally funded program at no cost to eligible participants. Eligibility can be determined by meeting with Career center staff.
The North Central Career Center is located at 100 Erdman Way, Leominster, MA and is open M, T, W and F 8-4pm and Thursdays 9-4pm. Please check our website often for free workshop calendars and potential changes in office hours.