Community and Economic Development Career Services

We offer Career Services in partnership with Jefferson Parish. We offer job readiness workshops and self-paced computer trainings for the workforce. In order to receive these services you must be referred by a Skills Advisor at the Jefferson Workforce Connection.

Locations

East Bank (Limited Job Readiness Workshops)

East Jefferson LA Works Business and Career Solutions Center
1801 Airline Drive, Suite A
Metairie, LA 70001

West Bank (Computer Trainings and Job Readiness Workshops)

West Jefferson LA Works Business and Career Solutions Center
1900 Lafayette Street, Suites 1 & 2
Gretna, LA 70053

Computer Classes

Almost every job these days requires some level of computer knowledge. Our introductory courses are for people who have no computer experience or who need a little extra training. You will learn the basics of how to operate a computer, including typing (keyboarding), Internet and email. Later, you can take classes in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel to learn to create simple spreadsheets and documents. All computer classes are self-paced tutorial computer trainings.

Self-Paced Tutorial Computer Trainings include the following:

  • Computer Basics
  • Mousing Around
  • Keyboarding
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Power Point
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Word
  • Quickbooks

View descriptions of these computer training courses.

For more information about the Self-Paced Tutorial Computer Trainings contact: Angela St. Hill at (504) 361-6542.

Job Readiness Workshops

In order to receive these services you must be referred by a Skills Advisor at Jefferson Workforce Connection. These workshops will focus on what’s needed in today’s workforce. Workshop topics include the following:

  • Customer Service
  • Interview Skills
  • Resume Writing/Job Search Tips
  • Workplace Communication/Teamwork

View descriptions of these job readiness workshops.

For more information about the Job Readiness Workshops contact Terri Jordan at (504) 361-6542.