Registration is now open for November and December computer classes at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women. Basic EXCEL is scheduled for Monday and Wednesday mornings beginning November 4th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and Intro to WORD is scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday mornings beginning November 5th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. These courses are each six sessions. Outlook is scheduled on December 2nd, 4th, and 9th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Intermediate WORD will be held on December 3rd, 5th, 10th, and 12th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Classes are open to all women regardless of religious affiliation who want to improve their skills for job positions or who would just like to learn for their own personal use. There is an $85 fee per course, which will be held at the NCJW/Essex Center for Women 70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 120, Livingston and registration is required.
The Center for Women also offers low-cost career services for women who would like to enter or re-enter the workforce. Additional free services are available for displaced homemakers. A displaced homemaker is defined as a
woman who has lost her primary source of income due to divorce, separation, or the death/disability of a spouse. The Career Services Program offers one-on-one job counseling, as well as seminars in career choices, resume writing, job search strategies, and interview techniques. For further information and to register for these or other programs call the Center for Women at (973) 994-4994 or visit www.centerforwomenNJ.org. Please inquire about reduced fees and waivers.
The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section, and the State of NJ Department of Children and Families Division on Women fund the Displaced Homemaker Program at the Center for Women.
The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women is a nonsectarian, nonprofit community service sponsored by the NCJW Essex County Section that works to improve the quality of life for women, children, families, and the elderly through a variety of programs regardless of religious affiliation including career coaching, computer classes, self-empowerment workshops, and legal consultations. Lesley Greenstein of Summit is President of NCJW/Essex and Andrea Mintz of Livingston is Vice President of the Center for Women.