Brookfield Goodwill Career
The new Career Center Coach servicing the Brookfield Goodwill Career Center at 165 Federal Road is Ashley Poitras. The Center operates a free service for the public to utilize in order to gain employment or the necessary skills to aid in their job search. Seniors seeking employment are welcome. At the Center, clients will be able to:
* Get help with their résumé and cover letter
* Access local & online job openings
* Learn the art of networking
* Practice their interview skills
* Improve their computer skills
* Get connected to community resources
* Learn or practice a language using Rosetta Stone
The Career Center also offers one-on-one appointments for full résumé building, assisted job searching, and informative workshops. To register for a workshop, call 775-5029.
Hours of operation: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 10:00am-2:00pm & 2:30pm-6pm; Saturday: 9am-2pm & 2:30pm-5:00pm; Sunday & Monday: Closed.
What is United Way’s 2-1-1?
United Way 2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. 2-1-1 is always ready to assist you to find the help you need. Dial 2-1-1 or search online at Infoline.org.
When you dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Connecticut you will reach a highly trained call specialist who will assess your needs and provide referrals to the resources in your community. They will help you find assistance for complex issues and for simpler issues such as finding volunteer opportunities. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day, every day.
You may call 1-800-203-1234 instead of “211” and it will not count against your cell phone minutes.