Program Associate Needed – Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County

Program Associate: Full Time or Part Time.

Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County seeks the right person – or people – to help make a difference in our community. Our growing programs include computer and workplace training, adult literacy and English language tutoring, and early childhood education. In order to meet the wide variety of needs, we are considering both full time and part time applicants. Applicants must be passionate about lifelong learning, love helping others, and interact well with a wide variety of people. Good computer skills and a strong employment and/or educational history required. Recruitment continues until the position(s) are filled. Send resume and cover letter to LVWayne@LVWayne.org. EOE.

Spotlight On…

(Left) Lois Johnson, Director of Workforce Strategies for WDI; (Middle) Lynn Freid; (Right) Vivian Benton, Deputy Director of WDI

At this year’s Annual FAME Event held on March 20, 2018, our own Board Member and the Regional Director of the Workforce Development Institute was recognized for her tireless efforts to promote careers and training opportunities in the Advanced Manufacturing industry.

The FAME STAR Award recognizes Students, Teachers, and Advanced Manufacturing Relationships in pursuit of FAME’s goal to promote awareness of advanced manufacturing careers in the pipeline. These innovations may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Working with educators to develop and implement new curriculum
• Enhancing existing program/s that promote AM careers/training
• Supporting existing programs that assist students in developing their STEM skills
• Recognition for achieving visibility of the need for middle skill jobs among students/teachers/parents/government
• Demonstrates industry collaboration and outreach to FAME’s target populations (secondary and post-secondary)

Congratulations Lynn for this well-deserved recognition!

Meeting of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board

FINGER LAKES WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD
41 Lewis Street, Suite 104 Phone: (315) 789-3131
Geneva, NY 14456 Fax: (315) 789-0163
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 12, 2018
Contact: Jennifer May
Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board
315-789-3131

Meeting Notice:

The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time: 8:30 – 10:00 am
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Vandervort Room
300 Pulteney St., Geneva, NY

For more information please call, 315-789-3131 ext 101.

The mission of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is to improve the economic well-being of job seekers and employees in the Finger Lakes region. The goal of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is to increase the employment, retention, and earnings of participants, increase occupational skill attainment by participants; and, as a result, improve the quality of the workforce; reduce welfare dependency; and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the region. For more information regarding the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, visit www.fingerlakesworks.com or call 315-789-3131.

PC App Support Specialist Needed, del Lago Resort & Casino

Job Title:  PC App Support Specialist; Order Number:  NY1239950

Company Name:  del Lago Resort & Casino – Waterloo, New York

Minimum Experience Required:  2 years

Job Description: 

The PC App Support Specialist performs assigned duties in the IT Department including, but not limited to, PC workstations, Software, Property AV Systems, POS, and provides help desk requests as well as assistance. He/She will demonstrate Old-World Hospitality and Charm while enforcing the Responsible Gaming Plan as well as adherence to Internal Control Procedures. GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this class and are not all-inclusive. The PC App Support Specialist performs assigned duties in the IT Department including, but not limited to, PC workstations, Software, Property AV Systems, POS, and provides help desk requests as well as assistance. He/She will demonstrate Old-World Hospitality and Charm while enforcing the Responsible Gaming Plan as well as adherence to Internal Control Procedures. JOB QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 2 years computer networking and/or support experience. Excellent customer support skills with 1 to 2 plus years of high-level technical support in Windows environment. 2 plus years technical experience with computer software, including the installation and configuration of Windows programs. Majority of experience should be in the area of hardware repair, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree in IT preferred. Ability to present self in a professional, pleasant, confident and well-groomed manner. Work effectively in a fast paced environment. Move around all work areas effectively and efficiently. Work long hours, including nights, weekends and holidays. Extended time seated as well as on your feet. For additional details and to apply: https://dellagoresort.com/ Your full time position comes with a competitive salary, affordable benefits, paid time off, a 401k plan with a company match and more! Del Lago Resort & Casino will provide you with a lucrative career that will take you about anywhere in the county! We are a non-smoking casino dedicated to creating a great experience for guest and team members alike. We want you to WANT to work and feel PROUD to tell you family and friends that you are a del Lago team member! KICKSTART YOUR CAREER TODAY.  Apply on line at: https://dellagoresort.com/

 

Pay:  Starting pay not specified; Benefits:  Health Insurance, Retirement/Pension Plan; Hours per Week:  Not specified; Duration:  Full Time, Regular; Work Days:  Not specified; Shift:  Not specified; Public Transportation:  Information not provided; Minimum Education Required:  GED/TASC; Driver Licenses, Including Endorsements:  No Driver License requirements specified.

How to Apply:  To apply, contact the employer on-line:   Web-site: https://www2.appone.com/Search/Search.aspx?ServerVar=lagoresortandcasinollc.appone.com

RIT Veterans Upward Bound

Are you a veteran who is interested in going back to school?

The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program is a FREE program for qualified veterans.  Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, it can help you prepare for success in college and other post-secondary training.

All Services are FREE:

  • College preparation instruction and tutoring for math and English
  • Instruction and tutoring in science, foreign languages, computer and study skills, and financial literacy
  • Preparation and testing for placement exams (ACCUPLACER)
  • Individualized career assessment and planning
  • Application assistance: financial aid, veterans education benefits, Joint Services Transcript
  • Advice and assistance with college admission
  • Referrals to additional resources

 rkfsss@rit.edu or 585-475-5495