The following is from the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women
The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women in Livingston is offering computer classes in January. The classes cover basic Excel and Word processing. Classes are six session each unless otherwise stated and held at the NCJW/Essex Center for Women 70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 120, Livingston. Classes are open to all women who need 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, and registration is required.
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.
Basic EXCEL, which covers how to create, edit and format worksheets, enter and edit data and text, create and copy formulas, and more will run on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning January 4th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Learn to use the word processing software Microsoft WORD in Intro to WORD beginning January 5th on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 AM to noon.
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.
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. Shari Harrison of Livingston is President of NCJW/Essex, and Leslie Lavinthal of Florham Park is Vice President of the Center for Women.