September is right around the corner and what better way to get back into the swing of things than with computer classes at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women. Registration is now open for their Basic EXCEL class that will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning September 9th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Intro to WORD is scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Tuesday September 10th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Classes are open to all women regardless of their religious affiliation who want to improve their skills for job positions or for women who would just like to learn for their own personal use. These classes are six sessions each and held at the NCJW/Essex Center for Women 70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 120, Livingston. There is an $85 fee for each course, 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 any 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 nonsectarian services. Lesley Greenstein of Summit is President of NCJW/Essex, and Andrea Mintz of Livingston is Vice President of the Center for Women.