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Join Us for the 35th Anniversary Celebration

September 28, 2014 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized



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September 26, 2014 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized


So you want to become a Substitute Teacher – $25

Wednesday, October 01 at 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Jobs are available as a sub. If you are a closet teacher and job seeking, you may be qualified to become a substitute teacher. This workshop is designed specifically for you if you have a four-year college degree.

S.M.A.R.T. GOALS (2 Part Series)

Wednesday, October 08 at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – $100
Wednesday, October 08 at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – $100
Participants have the option of enrolling in each part individually.

Are you experiencing a great deal of stress from being unemployed? Has your confidence decreased from being out of work for so long?  Do you have negative thoughts and think you’re not “good enough?”

Laura Wilcox is back to expand on the S.M.A.R.T. Goal method in a 2 part series of workshops.
Part 1
  • Learn how to work through the stress you’re presently experiencing
  • Discussion on the negative voice within
  • Techniques for converting negative thoughts to positive ones to help get yourself back on track
Part 2
  • Techniques for improving confidence that can be applied in job interviews
  • Discussion on how to apply happiness, laughter, and play to manage stress, become more creative in your professional life, and to look at situations from a better perspective.

Interviews that Win Jobs – $25

Thursday, October 09 at 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Learn and practice successful interviewing techniques to help you prepare. Including:
• What to research, study and consider before meeting with an employer
• Tips for developing positive, cleaner, and concise answers
• Using specific examples from your background to prove your skills and strengths to employers

Cover California – Free

October 11, 2014 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Have questions about the Affordable Care Act? You are not alone.  Our ACA workshop will help to answer questions about the new law, how to enroll and where to go for additional help. 



September 25, 2014 By: wome0962 Category: Computer Classes, Uncategorized


To download schedule, click here:  ComputerSchedule(Sept-Dec2014)


New! Computer Classes on Wednesday Evenings

5:oo p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Applying QuickBooks (4 Part Series) – $125

Wednesday, October 08 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 15 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 22 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 29 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

This series starts from the very basic with learning common business terms needed to get around in get around in QuickBooks; working with charts of accounts, adding vendors customers and custom fields; working with bank registers and reconciling bank accounts; creating, managing and tracing invoices and payments; how to pay bills; managing inventory, how to set up payroll and determine tax liabilities; how to query and analyze reports. taught personal finance. Join us to learn simple concepts that you can apply today and begin to change your financial future.

Word 1  – $30

Wednesday, November 05 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Creating a Flyer – this class is appropriate for those who: A) are new to word processing or B) may have used an earlier version of Word or WordPerfect but want to become familiarized with the new environment of Word 2007.

Word 2  – $30

Wednesday, November 12 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Formatting Professional and Academic Documents – This class gives us an opportunity to deal with longer documents, which would require formatting such as headers and footers, page numbering, and editing tools such as cut and paste.

Word 3  – $30

Wednesday, November 19 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Professional Letter and Mail Merge – This class focuses on additional formatting and tools commonly used in the business environment.

Outlook  – $30

Wednesday, December 03 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Guided tour of the most commonly used components of Outlook, such as sending/receiving emails, calendar, contacts and tasks.

Publisher  – $30

Wednesday, December 10 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Publisher is an entry level desktop publishing software. With its many standard and customizable templates for business cards, flyers, newsletters and brochures.


New! Saturday classes are back

with morning and afternoon sessions

REVISED DATES: Social Media 4 Part Series – $100

Intro to Social Media: Saturday, October 11 at 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – $30
Twitter: Saturday, October 11 at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – $30
Facebook: Saturday, November 08 at 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – $30
LinkedIn: Saturday, November 08 at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – $30

This new set of courses will guide you through the basics of using various websites to interact with other users to network and to perpetuate your professional online image. Intro to Social Media will provide an overview of various social mediums with an opportunity to set up accounts on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Each of the other series will focus more in detail on Facebook,  LinkedIn and Twitter;  how to create your professional profile and use them to find jobs, locate possible employers and network. Register for all 4 classes or pick a single class.

Prerequisites: If opting to register for a single class (Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter), must have online account set up before attending class. NOTE: Intro to Social Media will teach you how to set up online accounts.

REVISED DATES: MS Office Suite Integration (2 Part Series) – $60

Part 1) Saturday, December 13 at 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Part 2) Saturday, December 13 at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

This course is an ideal supplement to the computer classes designed by Women At Work. Following the computer workshop series, this course pulls it all together in a two (2) part series by integrating Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Prerequisites: Must have completed Women At Work Microsoft Office Suite classes or proficient with all of Microsoft Office Suite programs.



September 24, 2014 By: wome0962 Category: Uncategorized

Employer Forum - September 2014

Employer Forum - September 2014

Our recent Employer Forum, held at La Pintoresca Branch Library, was a great success!  Thank you to all who attended and participated in the event.



  • Peggy Phelps
  • Bill and Claire
  • Congresswomen
    Judy Chu