Lisa M. Scaccia, Director – Email
Phone: (518) 884-4170
Fax: (518) 884-4262
152 West High Street
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 5 PM
The Saratoga One Stop Career Center has a variety of workforce services available for job seeker and business customers.
Job seekers services include personal assistance from professional staff to provide career guidance, resume workshops, job search workshops, job referrals, interview workshops, mock interviews and education and training grants. A Resource Room is available for customer use and provides cost-free access to phone, fax, copier, a library of employment related materials, resume building software and internet connected computers.
Business services include recruitment assistance, interview space, labor market information, grant opportunity information, job postings and workforce reduction assistance.
The Department also administers the Community Work Order Program which works with local courts to place eligible offenders in supervised community service work as an alternative to incarceration.
A proud partner of the American Job Center network.
Check out the link below to find out what your local One Stop Career Center can offer you.
Attention Local Business Leaders:
On Wednesday, October 25th local workforce leaders will host Career Jam, a one-day hands-on career exploration event for 8th and 9th grade students from local school districts throughout our multi-county region.
Career Jam is a hands-on event designed to engage students and to encourage them to look at careers that are relevant to where we live.
This is a FREE event for participating businesses, including lunch!
Please consider showing our students what career opportunities are available locally by completing the registration form (see link below) and setting up a hands-on/interactive booth.
SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SYEP)
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is a grant funded work experience program for youth. Youth must apply for the program annually and it is income based. The purpose of the program is to provide summer work experience and training to qualified youth to help them develop the skills they need to succeed in the workforce. See the link below for the 2017 SYEP Pre-Application.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
UPCOMING JOB FAIRS
Living Resources is opening an exciting new young adult program!
Help us to create a warm and supportive environment to bring six wonderful young people graduating from residential schools back home to the Capital District. Now seeking experienced Direct Support Professionals (day and residential) and Assistant Residential Managers!
Apply online: www.livingresources.org
Inquiries: Email LRazanousky@livingresources.org
Attention all training providers, please review the attached PDF and apply to be on our Eligible Training Provider List. Please note, if you are NOT on the list we CANNOT provide grant funding for students to attend your Institution.
DISCOVER METRIX LEARNING
Are you interested in improving your skills through online training? If you live in Saratoga County ask at the One-Stop for information about a one time, 90-day license. If you qualify, Metrix Learning accounts are free to you and allow you 24/7 access to 1,000’s of courses and assessments online. The course catalog includes training for workplace readiness, computer literacy and job skills development. Courses and assessments include but are not limited to: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), Management and Leadership, Finance and Accounting, Webpage Design, Sales and Marketing and Computer Technology. There are also licenses available for healthcare education courses.
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