Look for a Job – Learn more about finding a job, interviewing techniques and training. Special sections on exploring different careers, opportunities for young people and unemployment support.
Job/Career Accelerator – A comprehensive, online job search system
Learning Express Library: Career Center
Preparing for a professional exam? Curious about a particular occupation?
Here, you’ll find informative career and preparation eBooks as well as instantly scored practice tests
based on the official exams for a wide variety of occupations. Explore your future now.
Career & Educational Counseling Service (WEBS)
Facing a difficult work situation? Need help planning or managing your career? Thinking about work options you have after 50? WLS runs specialized programs with trained professionals to guide you in your career path.
Call us at (914) 674-3612 for more information and to find about special programs.
JOB & CAREER LINKS
Daily Voice – is a online local news source that lists local job listings. Below are some links to local Westchester Daily Voice websites.
Bedford Daily Voice – news & online job postings for Bedford, Chappaqua, Mt. Kisco & Armonk.
Mt. Pleasant Daily Voice – news & online job postings for Pleasantville & Valhalla.
North Salem Daily Voice – news & online job postings for North Salem, Lewisboro & Pound Ridge.
Peekskill Daily Voice – news & online job postings for Peekskill & Cortlandt.
NY Pennysaver Job Listings
Journal News Job Listings
Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) (updated 4/2014)
Location: Croton Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, NY, 10520; 914-271-6612
Meets the third Monday of each month at 6:00 to 8:45 p.m.
To register for events: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/westchester-networking-organization-330825682?s=23497515
The Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) is a volunteer-run organization focused on career fulfillment. Members may be in transition, changing careers or exploring self-employment. WNO members are committed to assisting each other so that we are each able to reach our goals.
How do I get added to the meeting invitation distribution list?
If you are not a member, send an email message requesting to be added.
St. Patrick’s EARN – Employment Assistance & Resource Network (updated 4/4014)
Location: Saint Patrick’s Church, 137 Moseman Road, Yorktown Heights. (lower level of new church)
Meets first Thursday of the month – 7:25 p.m. beneath the new church located at the corner of Moseman Road and Hanover Street.
Directions to St. Patrick’s (Google Maps)
Meetings often provide a guest speaker who addresses issues for those seeking employment. Afterwards, people introduce themselves one-by-one and talk about where they are in their search. Advice and networking follows.
Community Center of Northern Westchester (updated 4/2014)
Location: 84 Bedford Road, Katonah, NY.
Open Tuesday thru Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sat 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Job Counseling skilled/unskilled positions, Weds 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (schedule may vary, so call first).
Contact: (914) 232-6572, ext. 102 or email Manuel Mendez or info@communitycenternw. org.
The Center currently offers services for families in need in our community: basic computer skills, resume preparation, interview skills, classes in English as a second language, and other job counseling services are offered as well as clothing, supplemental food and resource referrals for those in need. All services are free, but registration as a client is required.
Free Employment/Networking Support Group (added 4/2014)
Location: The RDC Center, 52 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603
Meets Monday evenings 6:30-8 pm
Job searching in today’s world, resume writing, interviewing techniques, stress management.
To register or for more information: Pat Sheridan, LCSW, 914-798-1103.
Community Support for Employment Transition (ComSET) (updated 4/2014)
Location: Larchmont Avenue Church, 60 Forest Park Avenue, Larchmont – 2nd floor
Meets every Monday evening at 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Program Director, Ida Davis, at 914-665-3272
ComSET is a local community support group providing professional support to individuals in various stages of transition. We have a successful network of career management professionals throughout the Westchester Metropolitan area available to our clientele.
Lives In Transition (updated 4/2014)
As of December 2013 the program was terminated. Formerly at the Rye Presbyterian Church. See http://www.livesintransition.com/blog/.
Career Network at the Reformed Church of Bronxville
Hear expert speakers in career management, personal branding, social media, networking. Expand your network of other professionals. Share your knowledge. Generate new ideas.
Career Network is facilitated by Pat Drew, Executive Coach. Pat has extensive experience coaching Fortune 100 senior leaders. She is also available to coach individuals for rapid career change.
E-mail Pat Drew at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone her at 914-588-8243.
Edwards Room of The Reformed Church of Bronxville
Corner of Midland Avenue and Pondfield Road, Bronxville, NY
Westchester Career & Educational Counseling Service (WEBS)
Offered by many Westchester Public Libraries – call to find which one best meets your needs.
Varied programs offered: individual workshops, eight -week seminars, one-to-one counseling.
Contact: (914) 674-3612
A wide range of educational seminars and services are available at many Westchester Libraries – see WEBS website for details and call to register. Individual career counseling sessions plus online resources are available by appointment at the Riverfront Branch and Grinton I. Will Branch libraries in Yonkers and at the Mount Vernon Public Library.
Varied programs offered: individual workshops, eight-week seminars, one-to-one counseling
Westchester and Putnam One-Stop Employment Centers
White Plains (120 Bloomingdale Rd), Carmel (110 Old Route 6 Center) and Peekskill (201 S. James St.)
Contact: (914) 995-3910; Fax (914) 995-3958
All employment staff and partners are on site. Offered is a wide range of services and state-of-the-art equipment used to train clients to fit into the future workforce. Free job training, new skill learning, job opportunity listings, career workshops, use of computers, copiers and fax machines, learning library and tutorial software, other educational opportunities.
Workshops on Monday, Wednesday & Friday: Career Change, Resume, Cover Letters, Interview Computer Skills, Networking, etc.
SMALL BUSINESS – LOCAL RESOURCES
SCORE Westchester – Counselors to America’s Small Business
Location: 120 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains
Counseling for startups, entrepreneurs and small business people is available on one Wednesday and two Mondays each month at Katonah Village Library and Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. -12 noon at SCORE’s White Plains Main Office, in addition to other Westchester locations. Appointment must be made first – call (914)948-3907.
Get help from a personal business coach with every step of your business, even from the start. Contact your local SCORE office (in Westchester call 914-948-3907) and set up an appointment at any of the counseling locations such as Katonah Village Library, White Plains, Yonkers, etc.
SCORE, a Resource Partner of the Small Business Administration, can help you build your business, including start-ups, with FREE and CONFIDENTIAL business counseling, mentoring and education. It is a national association dedicated to helping small business owners form and grow their businesses. There are 364 chapters nationwide, including: Danbury, CT (203) 794-1404; Carmel, NY (845) 225-6030; and White Plains, NY (914) 948-3907.