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The WorkPlace Today

The WorkPlace 1000 Coffeen Street, Watertown, NY 13601 Phone: 315-782-9252 • TTY: 315-782-8093 • Fax: 315-782-2073 or 315-786-7665 E-mail: theworkplace@co.jefferson.ny.us

Inside this issue: Open House

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Presenter Websites

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The WorkPlace office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please note we will be closed November 11th & 24th for the holidays. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities.

The staff at The WorkPlace invites you to stop in to our open house on Wednesday, November 2nd. Below you will find a list of informational sessions that will be held throughout the day.

Schedule of Events: 9:00 - Agricultural Employment Opportunities - presented by Jay Matteson & Cory Hayes from Jefferson County Agricultural Development Corporation and Cornell Cooperative Extension 10:00 - Four Year Business Degree - Earn a Bachelor in Business Locally at the JCC Campus - presented by Gail Miller, Coordinator of SUNY Potsdam Undergraduate Programs at SUNY Jefferson 10:00 - Debt Management - Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck presented by Jerry Loch of Cornell Cooperative Extension 11:00 - How to Start Your Own Business - by Small Business Development Center 11:00 - What are Local Employers Looking for in Prospective Employees - Local employers will share what they look for when hiring new employees 11:00 - Careers in Healthcare - Some of the fastest growing job opportunities in the area will be discussed by Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization

Special Edition Quote: “Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.” - Aldous Huxley

1:00 - Stretch Your Food Dollars in a Tight Economy presented by Cathy Chrisman of Cornell Cooperative Extension 1:00 – ATTAIN Lab - Learn about free computer training and certifications 2:00 – Jefferson Express – Making Your Computer Work for You and Your Job Search 2:00 - Town Hall Meeting - open forum with the Executive Director, Jefferson-Lewis Workforce Investment Board, Cheryl Mayforth 3:00 - Stay Warm & Well Fed - Resources Available to Help You Stretch Your Limited Dollars in Today’s Economy presented by Tami Tarwater & Gina Boulter of Jefferson County Department of Social Services


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The WorkPlace Today

Special Edition 2011

Attending the open house at The WorkPlace can give you an idea of various resources that are available within our community that may give you a leg up on the competition when it comes to finding employment. Be sure to dress appropriately - you never know where or when you will meet a future employer!

Become acquainted with the presenters who will be speaking at The WorkPlace’s open house by visiting their websites: Jefferson County Agricultural Development Corporation (JCADC) www.comfarmwithus.com Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County www.ccejefferson.org Small Business Development Center watertown.nyssbdc.org Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization www.fdrhpo.org ATTAIN Lab www.attain.suny.edu/labs_detail.php?lab_ID=25 Jefferson Express www.sunyjefferson.edu/conted/jefferson-express.html Workforce Investment Board www.co.jefferson.ny.us/index.aspx?page=283 Jefferson County Department of Social Services http://www.co.jefferson.ny.us/index.aspx?page=115


2011 Open House Newsletter  

10:00 - Debt Management - Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck presented by Jerry Loch of Cornell Cooperative Extension 1:00 - Stretch Your Fo...

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