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How to Write a Great Resume

Free

with Diane Ross

Calendar Current session started Aug 1, 2019
1 additional session on Mar 2, 2020

Whether you have never written a résumé, or just need to update one, this course will teach you the best ways to present your experience, skills and career goals. In this challenging employment market, your résumé must reflect your skills in ways that will ensure that you will be contacted for an interview. Sign up here and Diane will contact you to set up a time to meet.

Individualized Career Counseling

Free

with Diane Ross

Calendar Current session started Aug 1, 2019
1 additional session on Mar 2, 2020

Looking for guidance in order to find your path to a career? Planning a career change? Diane can help! Sign up here and Diane will contact you to set up a meeting.

CCA111: WOWI® Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

What do you want to be when you grow up? The WOWI® (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment is the answer to all your questions! WOWI® takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI® professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! When you register, Lynn will contact you to schedule your test.  Rolling admission.

PLEASE NOTE: This service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Department of Education. All you need to do is to complete a brief survey and it’s free. If you’d rather not answer a survey for the DOE, the assessment is $75.

Cosmetology Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

Have you ever thought about a job / career in hair styling, skin care, or professional make-up? Did you know that it takes a year or less to train for such jobs/careers? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to cosmetology; provide you with the basic reading, writing, math, presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to classes or training programs related to hair styling, barbering, skin care, and professional make-up.

Making Change
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Making Change

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Sep 10, 2019 at 5 pm

Tuesday is a great day for making change! A support group for people ages 13 and up committed to or considering making a change with their substance use. It’s free, confidential, and there is no sign up. Just show up at the York Public Library. Free pizza too! Making Change is not treatment or therapy. Making Change is a one hour, weekly support group that encourages honesty, promotes self-awareness, and inspires positive change. This training is sponsored by a partnership between YACE and Choose to be Healthy Coalition of York Hospital. Pizza donated by Anthony’s, York House of Pizza, and Ruby’s. Thank you for your support! Location: York Public Library

CCA112: Technology Testing

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Current session started Sep 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills needed to be successful in school, work and at home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either with a class or with personalized online lessons you can do from your own home! When you register, Lisa will contact you to schedule your test.  Rolling admission.

Painting Powerful Landscapes

$169

with Mary Byrom

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks
3 additional sessions through Apr 8, 2020

This studio painting class is for beginner-to-experienced painters wishing to expand their landscape painting skills. We will explore different ways to key a painting, how to make color choices, create solid designs and increase our visual vocabulary while having a lot of fun! Each week we will focus on different elements that will significantly improve your ability to see and understand how successful landscapes are painted. Asking key questions, we will work from direct observation, plein air sketches and photographs to design and develop landscapes with impact. Individual expression and creativity is strengthened by this process. Students may use oil, acrylic or gouache in this class. Beginners through intermediate painter are welcome. Materials list is available on our website.

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Voices of Men: Book Club
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Voices of Men: Book Club

$29

This is just a group of guys who read books by men and who want to think deeply about them. This facilitated discussion group will refine your reading experience. The first book for September will be A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. Participants will help select some of the books. Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm, Cost: $29 (per session=3 meetings) Meeting Dates: Session 1) Sept 18, Oct 16, Nov 13 Session 2) Dec 11, Jan 22, Feb 26





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