Wood Library hosts Job Readiness Program for Women

Thanks to a grant from the Ontario Yates Fund for Women and Girls, Wood Library and Ontario County Workforce Development is offering a series of classes to support women in Ontario County who are unemployed or underemployed.


The Job Readiness Program is targeted to women ages 18+ who are seeking to enter or re-enter the workforce and improve their skills.  Wood Library has scheduled classes that will run through June.  Participants will be able to borrow laptops and WiFi hotspots if they need them to join the virtual classes and also take advantage the Finger Lakes Metrix Learning/SkillUp America program which offers free access to hundreds of professional certification programs that can be completed in six weeks.


A list of the classes can be found below.  Registration is required to access the class Zoom link.

For more information, contact Adult Services Librarian Alexis Lawrence or call 585.394.1381.


Intro to SkillUp America:  Wednesdays, March 24 and April 7, 10:00AM

Effective Communication Skills:  Friday, March 26, 10:00AM, Thursday, April 8, 10:00AM, Thursday, May 13, 6:00PM, Thursday, June 17, 10:00AM

Intro to Microsoft:  Monday, March 29, 10:00AM, Monday, May 3, 2:00PM

How to Conduct a Successful Job Search:  Tuesday, March 30, 10:00AM, Tuesday, April 20, 10:00AM, Wednesday, May 19, 10:00AM, Wednesday, June 30, 11:00AM

Resume Writing:  Wednesday, March 31, 10:00AM, Wednesday, April 21, 10:00AM, Thursday, May 27, 11:00AM, Wednesday, June 2, 6:00PM

Intro to Google Docs:  Tuesdays, April 27, 10:00AM, June 8, 11:00AM