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.
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
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
- Microsoft Access
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft Power Point
- Microsoft Publisher
- Microsoft Word
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
For more information about the Job Readiness Workshops contact Terri Jordan at (504) 361-6542.