Job Search Training Program for Job Seekers Ages 50+
Are you over age 50 and frustrated by your job search? JCA’s Career Gateway Program can help you hone your resume, polish your networking and interviewing skills, use Internet job search resources more effectively, and turn your age and experience to your advantage. Each session of the Career Gateway features 30 hours of small-group classroom instruction over five days, comprehensive take-home materials, practical exercises, and a long-term mentor – all for only $75! Sessions run from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.
Interactive and Online Sessions
#2: November 9, 11, 13, 16, 18 - 2020
#3: January 19, 20, 22, 25, 27 - 2021
#4: March 1, 3, 5, 8, 10 - 2021
#5: April 19, 21, 23, 26, 28 - 2021
#6: June 7, 9, 11, 14, 16 - 2021
Sessions will be an interactive, Zoom, online experience. Same curriculum, class facilitator, presenters and volunteers addressing all the important job-seeking skills as in our in-class programming and all from the comfort and safety of your own home! Prior online sessions have been a resounding success. Do not be intimidated by online instruction. We will train you and work through this together!
For more information, contact Jodie Rasch at 301-255-4215
or by email
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Seeking Veterans to Feature on Website
Veterans Day 2020
Tribute to Veterans Living in the County Who Have Served in the U.S. Uniformed Services & U.S. Armed Forces
To honor and pay tribute to our Veterans, Montgomery County has created a Tribute to Veterans Living in Montgomery website and is seeking information about County residents who have served. Please consider submitting your information or information on a Veteran you know.
Click here for website and click on Submit a Tribute.
Retool, Recharge, Reinvent: Virtual 50+ Employment Expo
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Join via Zoom for free from the safety of your home.
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*Network with area employers
*Attend free workshops
*Learn new job-search skills
There are multiple employers with available full-time and part-time salaried job opportunities.
Check our website for a continually updated list of Employers and Community Resources/Training/Education and information organizations that will join us
Learn about Your Transportation Options
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
While all residents need to remain cautious about their travels during the COVID pandemic, they cannot completely avoid all medical appointments and other vital activities. Zoom into this educational event about transportation options available to older adults and County residents with disabilities.
Learn about transportation resources inside and outside of County government during a one-hour presentation, and ask questions from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
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Meeting ID: 916 6676 5222
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Share Your Ideas during the Public Hearing on Thrive Montgomery 2050
Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 12:15 pm
What does the future of Montgomery County look like to you? And how does the community where you live, work, and play support your vision for your future? The Planning Board will hold a public hearing about a long-range vision for the County at their virtual meeting on Thursday, November 19.
You can testify online, over the phone, or submit written testimony. To testify online or by phone, you must sign up to testify by 12:00 pm on Wednesday, November 18. Also, written testimony must be submitted by 12:00 pm on November 18 via email by clicking here Learn more about how to testify while social distancing.
To prepare, view the Thrive Montgomery 2050 Public Hearing Draft Plan. If you do not have the time to review the whole document, check out the “Trends and Challenges” and “A Plan to Thrive” sections for key concepts and recommendations. And get more information about Thrive Montgomery 2050 by clicking here