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Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm! Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Skills Discovery!

Job seekers are continually faced with change and choices. Learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. Introduces electronic tools to help identify and describe your skills. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

One-to-One Basic Computer / Email Tutoring

Frustrated with computers? Confused about email, Internet, web sites, something else? Register for a one-to-one tutoring session with a volunteer to improve your skills! You can... * improve mouse & keyboard skills. * review computer vocabulary & ask questions. * learn to work with Windows operating system. * organize & understand user IDs & passwords. * attach a resume to an email message & send it. * learn how to save, find, open, rename your files & more! Sign-up for a free tutoring session now! Contact Phone: 360-676-3212. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Advance registration is required. We will confirm your registration by phone or email. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

One-to-One Basic Computer / Email Tutoring

Frustrated with computers? Confused about email, Internet, web sites, something else? Register for a one-to-one tutoring session with a volunteer to improve your skills! You can... * improve mouse & keyboard skills. * review computer vocabulary & ask questions. * learn to work with Windows operating system. * organize & understand user IDs & passwords. * attach a resume to an email message & send it. * learn how to save, find, open, rename your files & more! Sign-up for a free tutoring session now! Contact Phone: 360-676-3212. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Advance registration is required. We will confirm your registration by phone or email. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

WorkSource Wednesday

This event showcases area employers and career pathways available for interested job seekers. Attendees should use this opportunity to network, learn about occupations, internships and employment. Participants should dress professionally, bring multiple copies of resumes, and be prepared to discuss experience, training, and career goals. Go to www.worksourcewa.com and create an account and register before attending this hiring event. Sponsor: Rudy Cortez. Contact Name: Rudy Cortez. Contact Phone: 360-676-3271. Contact Email: rcortez@esd.wa.gov. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OIC National Farm Worker Jobs Program

Meet with a specialist from OIC. The program offers services to anyone employed in agriculture within the last two years (must be legally authorized to work in the US and have an income within the poverty guidelines). Services may include: assistance in finding a stable job; , resume and job application support; , training based on individual needs and/or interests and more! Drop-in and speak with the specialist today. No appointment necessary. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Vidal Gonzales. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

One-to-One Basic Computers/Email Tutoring

Frustrated with computers? Confused about email, Internet, web sites, something else? Register for a one-to-one tutoring session with a volunteer to improve your skills! You can... * improve mouse & keyboard skills. * review computer vocabulary & ask questions. * learn to work with Windows operating system. * organize & understand user IDs & passwords. * attach a resume to an email message & send it. * learn how to save, find, open, rename your files & more! Sign-up for a free tutoring session now! Contact Phone: 360-676-3212. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Advance registration is required. We will confirm your registration by phone or email. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Resume Reboot!

Learn which resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews.  Understand how employers read applications; the differences between a resume and an application. Please be prepared with names, addresses and dates of employment and education. Please bring your own USB/flash drive if possible for participation in the lab portion of this workshop. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

One-to-One Basic Computers/Email Tutoring

Frustrated with computers? Confused about email, Internet, web sites, something else? Register for a one-to-one tutoring session with a volunteer to improve your skills! You can... * improve mouse & keyboard skills. * review computer vocabulary & ask questions. * learn to work with Windows operating system. * organize & understand user IDs & passwords. * attach a resume to an email message & send it. * learn how to save, find, open, rename your files & more! Sign-up for a free tutoring session now! Contact Phone: 360-676-3212. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Advance registration is required. We will confirm your registration by phone or email. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Meet with a Community & Technical College Rep

Are you interested in exploring certificate and degree options at the local community or technical colleges? Come speak to a college representative today. Drop in and learn more about educational programs, financial aid, grants and how to receive unemployment benefits while attending school. Room: Lobby. Contact Name: Alisen Outlaw or Brian Davidson. Contact Phone: 360-752-8387 or 360-383-3080. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Email addresses: Alisen.Outlaw@btc.edu Bdavidson@whatcom.edu. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect St Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Career Course

What would it take to help you find your next career or return to work? How would it feel if you had resources to help reach your goals? You’re invited to participate in a Career Course that will provide resources, skill building opportunities, and connections to achieve your career goals. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Fresh Start

Finding employment with a conviction history can be challenging. This workshop will provide you with information on; how to present your history to an employer; knowing which places might be more difficult to obtain employment; where to find resources to assist you in your job search preparation, and more.  Join us and learn how you can become more competitive in today’s job market. Room: 2. Contact Name: Karen Owens. Contact Phone: 360-676-3272. Contact Email: kowens@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

#Y Workshop

#Y workshop helps those age 16-24 get on the path to employment. This FREE workshop provides tools to get jobs and connect to employment resources. You'll learn about demand jobs, making employer connections, career paths and more! Room: 1. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Open Late Night

Resource Center services and staff assistance available tonight! Join us for Open Late Come in to a relaxed, casual evening and search for jobs, research the labor market, craft your resume or application, prepare for an interview or improve your skills. We're here to help you achieve your employment and career goals. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, November 15, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Job Club

Start your week in a supportive environment with a group of motivated Job Seekers to keep your entire week moving! Join others in learning about employment opportunities and the most effective ways to find the job you want. Increase your personal network and support others in the job search process. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Strategies for Success Module 6

Module 6: Work Concepts II – You found the perfect job; now let us talk about how to land and keep it! • Learn how to multitask and stay motivated • Explore your personal leadership and organization skills • Learn to evaluate trauma vs. drama and how to manage the unexpected • Understand cognitive bias and how it impacts every decision we make • Develop a solid vision for a professional future. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • If class registrations… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, November 18, 2019, 12:00 PM – Thursday, November 21, 2019, 3:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Department of Social & Health Services Staff Available

Department of Social & Health Services, "transforming lives by providing support services for low-income adults & families". Meet with a DSHS specialist who will: determine financial eligibility for food benefits & cash programs: ABD-Aged, Blind or Disabled, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) & Social Security-related medical services , offer guidance on accessing other programs through the Washington Connections website. NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-1pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Sunny Kingsberry. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit washingtonconnections.org.

One-to-One Basic Computers/Email Tutoring

Frustrated with computers? Confused about email, Internet, web sites, something else? Register for a one-to-one tutoring session with a volunteer to improve your skills! You can... * improve mouse & keyboard skills. * review computer vocabulary & ask questions. * learn to work with Windows operating system. * organize & understand user IDs & passwords. * attach a resume to an email message & send it. * learn how to save, find, open, rename your files & more! Sign-up for a free tutoring session now! Contact Phone: 360-676-3212. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Advance registration is required. We will confirm your registration by phone or email. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm! Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Search Smart!

Finding out about employers in your area of interest and creating a strategy of targeted job search is the key to success.  Learn ways to find the best job search methods. Learn how to research your labor market, develop networks, and conduct informational interviews. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

One-to-One Basic Computer / Email Tutoring

Frustrated with computers? Confused about email, Internet, web sites, something else? Register for a one-to-one tutoring session with a volunteer to improve your skills! You can... * improve mouse & keyboard skills. * review computer vocabulary & ask questions. * learn to work with Windows operating system. * organize & understand user IDs & passwords. * attach a resume to an email message & send it. * learn how to save, find, open, rename your files & more! Sign-up for a free tutoring session now! Contact Phone: 360-676-3212. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Advance registration is required. We will confirm your registration by phone or email. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

One-to-One Basic Computer / Email Tutoring

Frustrated with computers? Confused about email, Internet, web sites, something else? Register for a one-to-one tutoring session with a volunteer to improve your skills! You can... * improve mouse & keyboard skills. * review computer vocabulary & ask questions. * learn to work with Windows operating system. * organize & understand user IDs & passwords. * attach a resume to an email message & send it. * learn how to save, find, open, rename your files & more! Sign-up for a free tutoring session now! Contact Phone: 360-676-3212. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Advance registration is required. We will confirm your registration by phone or email. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Interview Ready!

Interview Ready! Being able to handle an employment interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Additional Info: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 21, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OIC National Farm Worker Jobs Program

Meet with a specialist from OIC. The program offers services to anyone employed in agriculture within the last two years (must be legally authorized to work in the US and have an income within the poverty guidelines). Services may include: assistance in finding a stable job; , resume and job application support; , training based on individual needs and/or interests and more! Drop-in and speak with the specialist today. No appointment necessary. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Vidal Gonzales. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, November 21, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Meet with a Community & Technical College Rep

Are you interested in exploring certificate and degree options at the local community or technical colleges? Come speak to a college representative today. Drop in and learn more about educational programs, financial aid, grants and how to receive unemployment benefits while attending school. Room: Lobby. Contact Name: Alisen Outlaw or Brian Davidson. Contact Phone: 360-752-8387 or 360-383-3080. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Email addresses: Alisen.Outlaw@btc.edu Bdavidson@whatcom.edu. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, November 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect St Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Career Course

What would it take to help you find your next career or return to work? How would it feel if you had resources to help reach your goals? You’re invited to participate in a Career Course that will provide resources, skill building opportunities, and connections to achieve your career goals. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Job Corps Information Session

Come and learn about the Job Corps program and see if it is the right fit for you. Job Corps is a residential training program for qualifying young adults, ages 16-24. Learn more about Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy during this info session. Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy: Offers tuition-free training & education programs; , Helps you develop skills needed to establish a real career; , Provides an opportunity to earn an Associate’s degree & industry-recognized credentials in health care or information technology via hands-on, practical experience. www.cascadesjoborpscca.com or www.jobcorps.gov. Room: Lobby Conference Room. Contact Name: Desiree Bungay. Contact Phone: 360-854-2167. Contact Email: bungay.desiree@jobcorps.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please RSVP by contacting Desiree Bungay Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Thursday, November 21, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.cascadesjoborpscca.com.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.). Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, November 22, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Fresh Start

Finding employment with a conviction history can be challenging. This workshop will provide you with information on; how to present your history to an employer; knowing which places might be more difficult to obtain employment; where to find resources to assist you in your job search preparation, and more.  Join us and learn how you can become more competitive in today’s job market. Room: 2. Contact Name: Karen Owens. Contact Phone: 360-676-3272. Contact Email: kowens@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Friday, November 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Job Club

Start your week in a supportive environment with a group of motivated Job Seekers to keep your entire week moving! Join others in learning about employment opportunities and the most effective ways to find the job you want. Increase your personal network and support others in the job search process. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Department of Social & Health Services Staff Available

Department of Social & Health Services, "transforming lives by providing support services for low-income adults & families". Meet with a DSHS specialist who will: determine financial eligibility for food benefits & cash programs: ABD-Aged, Blind or Disabled, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) & Social Security-related medical services , offer guidance on accessing other programs through the Washington Connections website. NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-1pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Sunny Kingsberry. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit washingtonconnections.org.

One-to-One Basic Computers/Email Tutoring

Frustrated with computers? Confused about email, Internet, web sites, something else? Register for a one-to-one tutoring session with a volunteer to improve your skills! You can... * improve mouse & keyboard skills. * review computer vocabulary & ask questions. * learn to work with Windows operating system. * organize & understand user IDs & passwords. * attach a resume to an email message & send it. * learn how to save, find, open, rename your files & more! Sign-up for a free tutoring session now! Contact Phone: 360-676-3212. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Advance registration is required. We will confirm your registration by phone or email. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm! Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Skills Discovery!

Job seekers are continually faced with change and choices. Learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. Introduces electronic tools to help identify and describe your skills. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

One-to-One Basic Computer / Email Tutoring

Frustrated with computers? Confused about email, Internet, web sites, something else? Register for a one-to-one tutoring session with a volunteer to improve your skills! You can... * improve mouse & keyboard skills. * review computer vocabulary & ask questions. * learn to work with Windows operating system. * organize & understand user IDs & passwords. * attach a resume to an email message & send it. * learn how to save, find, open, rename your files & more! Sign-up for a free tutoring session now! Contact Phone: 360-676-3212. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Advance registration is required. We will confirm your registration by phone or email. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

One-to-One Basic Computer / Email Tutoring

Frustrated with computers? Confused about email, Internet, web sites, something else? Register for a one-to-one tutoring session with a volunteer to improve your skills! You can... * improve mouse & keyboard skills. * review computer vocabulary & ask questions. * learn to work with Windows operating system. * organize & understand user IDs & passwords. * attach a resume to an email message & send it. * learn how to save, find, open, rename your files & more! Sign-up for a free tutoring session now! Contact Phone: 360-676-3212. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Advance registration is required. We will confirm your registration by phone or email. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

Holiday - Thanksgiving Day - Office Closed. Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Holiday - Thanksgiving Day - Office Closed. Thursday, November 28, 2019. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, Wa. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OFFICE CLOSED

Office Closed - Day after Thanksgiving. Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Office Closed - Day after Thanksgiving. Friday, November 29, 2019. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Job Club

Start your week in a supportive environment with a group of motivated Job Seekers to keep your entire week moving! Join others in learning about employment opportunities and the most effective ways to find the job you want. Increase your personal network and support others in the job search process. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 2, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Strategies for Success Module 1

Please note new time: 9 am - noon Module 1: Work Concepts I – Every good plan needs a great road map – develop yours here! • Develop a roadmap to success while discussing self-motivation, exploring careers, and learning what employers really want • Learn how to prepare and apply for jobs, package yourself like a professional and share your story • Understand what employers mean when they say customer service, workplace diversity, team building and professionalism. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • If class registrati… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, December 2, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, December 5, 2019, 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Department of Social & Health Services Staff Available

Department of Social & Health Services, "transforming lives by providing support services for low-income adults & families". Meet with a DSHS specialist who will: determine financial eligibility for food benefits & cash programs: ABD-Aged, Blind or Disabled, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) & Social Security-related medical services , offer guidance on accessing other programs through the Washington Connections website. NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-1pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Sunny Kingsberry. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit washingtonconnections.org.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm! Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Search Smart!

Finding out about employers in your area of interest and creating a strategy of targeted job search is the key to success.  Learn ways to find the best job search methods. Learn how to research your labor market, develop networks, and conduct informational interviews. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Interview Ready!

Interview Ready! Being able to handle an employment interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: 1. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Additional Info: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 5, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OIC National Farm Worker Jobs Program

Meet with a specialist from OIC. The program offers services to anyone employed in agriculture within the last two years (must be legally authorized to work in the US and have an income within the poverty guidelines). Services may include: assistance in finding a stable job; , resume and job application support; , training based on individual needs and/or interests and more! Drop-in and speak with the specialist today. No appointment necessary. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Vidal Gonzales. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 5, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Meet with a Community & Technical College Rep

Are you interested in exploring certificate and degree options at the local community or technical colleges? Come speak to a college representative today. Drop in and learn more about educational programs, financial aid, grants and how to receive unemployment benefits while attending school. Room: Lobby. Contact Name: Alisen Outlaw or Brian Davidson. Contact Phone: 360-752-8387 or 360-383-3080. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Email addresses: Alisen.Outlaw@btc.edu Bdavidson@whatcom.edu. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 5, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect St Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Career Course

What would it take to help you find your next career or return to work? How would it feel if you had resources to help reach your goals? You’re invited to participate in a Career Course that will provide resources, skill building opportunities, and connections to achieve your career goals. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 5, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 6, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Job Club

Start your week in a supportive environment with a group of motivated Job Seekers to keep your entire week moving! Join others in learning about employment opportunities and the most effective ways to find the job you want. Increase your personal network and support others in the job search process. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 9, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Strategies for Success Module 2

Please note new time: 9 am - noon Module 2: Health and Well-Being – What is ‘work-life’ balance? How do I take care of me while taking care of everyone else? Come learn with us! • Examine your inner-professional, core values, life choices and personal integrity • Learn how to be personally and professionally self-aware, establish boundaries, and develop better stress and time management skills • Evaluate your social readiness and online footprint • Learn to access community resources and expand networking skills • Improve your ability to solve problems, set goals, and develop new action planning techniques. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • If class registrati… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, December 9, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, December 12, 2019, 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Department of Social & Health Services Staff Available

Department of Social & Health Services, "transforming lives by providing support services for low-income adults & families". Meet with a DSHS specialist who will: determine financial eligibility for food benefits & cash programs: ABD-Aged, Blind or Disabled, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) & Social Security-related medical services , offer guidance on accessing other programs through the Washington Connections website. NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-1pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Sunny Kingsberry. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit washingtonconnections.org.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm! Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Skills Discovery!

Job seekers are continually faced with change and choices. Learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. Introduces electronic tools to help identify and describe your skills. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

WorkSource Wednesday

This event showcases area employers and career pathways available for interested job seekers. Attendees should use this opportunity to network, learn about occupations, internships and employment. Participants should dress professionally, bring multiple copies of resumes, and be prepared to discuss experience, training, and career goals. Go to www.worksourcewa.com and create an account and register before attending this hiring event. Sponsor: Rudy Cortez. Contact Name: Rudy Cortez. Contact Phone: 360-676-3271. Contact Email: rcortez@esd.wa.gov. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OIC National Farm Worker Jobs Program

Meet with a specialist from OIC. The program offers services to anyone employed in agriculture within the last two years (must be legally authorized to work in the US and have an income within the poverty guidelines). Services may include: assistance in finding a stable job; , resume and job application support; , training based on individual needs and/or interests and more! Drop-in and speak with the specialist today. No appointment necessary. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Vidal Gonzales. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 12, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Resume Reboot!

Learn which resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews.  Understand how employers read applications; the differences between a resume and an application. Please be prepared with names, addresses and dates of employment and education. Please bring your own USB/flash drive if possible for participation in the lab portion of this workshop. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 12, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Meet with a Community & Technical College Rep

Are you interested in exploring certificate and degree options at the local community or technical colleges? Come speak to a college representative today. Drop in and learn more about educational programs, financial aid, grants and how to receive unemployment benefits while attending school. Room: Lobby. Contact Name: Alisen Outlaw or Brian Davidson. Contact Phone: 360-752-8387 or 360-383-3080. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Email addresses: Alisen.Outlaw@btc.edu Bdavidson@whatcom.edu. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 12, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect St Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Career Course

What would it take to help you find your next career or return to work? How would it feel if you had resources to help reach your goals? You’re invited to participate in a Career Course that will provide resources, skill building opportunities, and connections to achieve your career goals. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 12, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Fresh Start

Finding employment with a conviction history can be challenging. This workshop will provide you with information on; how to present your history to an employer; knowing which places might be more difficult to obtain employment; where to find resources to assist you in your job search preparation, and more.  Join us and learn how you can become more competitive in today’s job market. Room: 2. Contact Name: Karen Owens. Contact Phone: 360-676-3272. Contact Email: kowens@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 12, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

#Y Workshop

#Y workshop helps those age 16-24 get on the path to employment. This FREE workshop provides tools to get jobs and connect to employment resources. You'll learn about demand jobs, making employer connections, career paths and more! Room: 1. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 12, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Open Late Night

Resource Center services and staff assistance available tonight! Join us for Open Late Come in to a relaxed, casual evening and search for jobs, research the labor market, craft your resume or application, prepare for an interview or improve your skills. We're here to help you achieve your employment and career goals. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 12, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 13, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Preparing for Takeoff / SEAP

Explore the world of entrepreneurship! Do you want to know: What it takes to become an entrepreneur? Which products or services you should provide? How to start your own business, find money? About the SEAP and its resources? Come learn from the experts in small business management to help you answer these questions and more! Room: 2. Contact Name: Rudy Cortez. Contact Phone: 360-676-3271. Contact Email: rudy.cortez@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Contact Rudy Cortez at rudy.cortez@esd.wa.gov for further information. Registration recommended on www.worksourcewa.com at Workshops.Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Friday, December 13, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham WA 98225. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Job Club

Start your week in a supportive environment with a group of motivated Job Seekers to keep your entire week moving! Join others in learning about employment opportunities and the most effective ways to find the job you want. Increase your personal network and support others in the job search process. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Strategies for Success Module 3

Module 3: Communication – Communication is a skill that never stops growing! Come learn how to improve your skills and odds of landing that next job! • Learn about interpersonal and business communication and discover your own style. • Develop better listening, writing, computer and presentation skills. • Find out about verbal & non-verbal cues, practice conflict resolution and get tips on emotional control. • Get tips on how to present yourself the right way on the phone, in email and on social media. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Heather Bowhay at 360-676-3252 or hbowhay@esd.wa.gov at least 7 days prior to request an accommodation. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. (Usually Monday) Must attend first day to participate in module. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consists of three hours of in-class instruction and… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, December 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, December 19, 2019, 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Department of Social & Health Services Staff Available

Department of Social & Health Services, "transforming lives by providing support services for low-income adults & families". Meet with a DSHS specialist who will: determine financial eligibility for food benefits & cash programs: ABD-Aged, Blind or Disabled, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) & Social Security-related medical services , offer guidance on accessing other programs through the Washington Connections website. NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-1pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Sunny Kingsberry. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit washingtonconnections.org.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm! Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Search Smart!

Finding out about employers in your area of interest and creating a strategy of targeted job search is the key to success.  Learn ways to find the best job search methods. Learn how to research your labor market, develop networks, and conduct informational interviews. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Interview Ready!

Interview Ready! Being able to handle an employment interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Additional Info: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Meet with a Community & Technical College Rep

Are you interested in exploring certificate and degree options at the local community or technical colleges? Come speak to a college representative today. Drop in and learn more about educational programs, financial aid, grants and how to receive unemployment benefits while attending school. Room: Lobby. Contact Name: Alisen Outlaw or Brian Davidson. Contact Phone: 360-752-8387 or 360-383-3080. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Email addresses: Alisen.Outlaw@btc.edu Bdavidson@whatcom.edu. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect St Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Career Course

What would it take to help you find your next career or return to work? How would it feel if you had resources to help reach your goals? You’re invited to participate in a Career Course that will provide resources, skill building opportunities, and connections to achieve your career goals. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Job Corps Information Session

Come and learn about the Job Corps program and see if it is the right fit for you. Job Corps is a residential training program for qualifying young adults, ages 16-24. Learn more about Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy during this info session. Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy: Offers tuition-free training & education programs; , Helps you develop skills needed to establish a real career; , Provides an opportunity to earn an Associate’s degree & industry-recognized credentials in health care or information technology via hands-on, practical experience. www.cascadesjoborpscca.com or www.jobcorps.gov. Room: Lobby Conference Room. Contact Name: Desiree Bungay. Contact Phone: 360-854-2167. Contact Email: bungay.desiree@jobcorps.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please RSVP by contacting Desiree Bungay Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Thursday, December 19, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.cascadesjoborpscca.com.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 20, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Job Club

Start your week in a supportive environment with a group of motivated Job Seekers to keep your entire week moving! Join others in learning about employment opportunities and the most effective ways to find the job you want. Increase your personal network and support others in the job search process. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Department of Social & Health Services Staff Available

Department of Social & Health Services, "transforming lives by providing support services for low-income adults & families". Meet with a DSHS specialist who will: determine financial eligibility for food benefits & cash programs: ABD-Aged, Blind or Disabled, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) & Social Security-related medical services , offer guidance on accessing other programs through the Washington Connections website. NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-1pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Sunny Kingsberry. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit washingtonconnections.org.

CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

Holiday - Christmas - Office Closed. Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Holiday - Christmas - Office Closed. Wednesday, December 25, 2019. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Resume Reboot!

Learn which resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews.  Understand how employers read applications; the differences between a resume and an application. Please be prepared with names, addresses and dates of employment and education. Please bring your own USB/flash drive if possible for participation in the lab portion of this workshop. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Career Course

What would it take to help you find your next career or return to work? How would it feel if you had resources to help reach your goals? You’re invited to participate in a Career Course that will provide resources, skill building opportunities, and connections to achieve your career goals. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 26, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Labor & Industries Vocational Services Specialist Available

*Injured on the Job? *Are you motivated to return to work? *Unable to return to the job where you were injured? Drop-in and speak with an L & I Vocational Specialist. Services available may include resume and online job search assistance, labor market information, training options and more. (No appointment necessary.) NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-12:30pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Michelle Lapointe. Contact Phone: (360) 416-3591. Contact Email: lamp235@lni.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 27, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Fresh Start

Finding employment with a conviction history can be challenging. This workshop will provide you with information on; how to present your history to an employer; knowing which places might be more difficult to obtain employment; where to find resources to assist you in your job search preparation, and more.  Join us and learn how you can become more competitive in today’s job market. Room: 2. Contact Name: Karen Owens. Contact Phone: 360-676-3272. Contact Email: kowens@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Friday, December 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Job Club

Start your week in a supportive environment with a group of motivated Job Seekers to keep your entire week moving! Join others in learning about employment opportunities and the most effective ways to find the job you want. Increase your personal network and support others in the job search process. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Strategies for Success Module 4

Please note new time:  9 am - noon (No class Wednesday for holiday.) Module 4: Personal Strength Builders – What makes you shine? Explore the skills it takes for work-place success (and grow the ones you already have)! • Learn how to improve your attitude, find motivation, overcome fears, plan for success, improve your situation, and create great time management skills • Explore how to project self-worth, integrity, flexibility, and adaptability • Get hold of your finances by forming good spending habits, getting rid of bad behaviors, and become financially literate. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. (Usually Monday) Must attend first day to participate in module. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consists of three hours of in-class instruction and… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, December 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – Friday, January 3, 2020, 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Department of Social & Health Services Staff Available

Department of Social & Health Services, "transforming lives by providing support services for low-income adults & families". Meet with a DSHS specialist who will: determine financial eligibility for food benefits & cash programs: ABD-Aged, Blind or Disabled, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) & Social Security-related medical services , offer guidance on accessing other programs through the Washington Connections website. NOTE: the specialist will be at lunch 12-1pm. Room: Resource Lobby. Contact Name: Sunny Kingsberry. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit washingtonconnections.org.

Closed for holiday New Year's

Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, January 1, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Interview Ready!

Interview Ready! Being able to handle an employment interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Additional Info: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 2, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Job Club

Start your week in a supportive environment with a group of motivated Job Seekers to keep your entire week moving! Join others in learning about employment opportunities and the most effective ways to find the job you want. Increase your personal network and support others in the job search process. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 6, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Strategies for Success Module 5

Module 5: Community Engagement – Why are we such social creatures? We will show you how communities can lift each other up and how even the tiniest gestures can change the world! • Discover what it means when people talk about an individual’s culture or self-identity, and what it means to be sensitive to it. • Learn about your personal and social rights, demonstrating citizenship, and civic engagement. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Heather Bowhay at 360-676-3252 or hbowhay@esd.wa.gov at least 7 days prior to request an accommodation. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. (Usually Monday) Must attend first day to participate in module. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consists of three hours of in-class instruction and… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, January 6, 2020, 9:00 AM – Thursday, January 9, 2020, 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Skills Discovery!

Job seekers are continually faced with change and choices. Learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. Introduces electronic tools to help identify and describe your skills. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

WorkSource Wednesday

This event showcases area employers and career pathways available for interested job seekers. Attendees should use this opportunity to network, learn about occupations, internships and employment. Participants should dress professionally, bring multiple copies of resumes, and be prepared to discuss experience, training, and career goals. Go to www.worksourcewa.com and create an account and register before attending this hiring event. Sponsor: Rudy Cortez. Contact Name: Rudy Cortez. Contact Phone: 360-676-3271. Contact Email: rcortez@esd.wa.gov. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Resume Reboot!

Learn which resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews.  Understand how employers read applications; the differences between a resume and an application. Please be prepared with names, addresses and dates of employment and education. Please bring your own USB/flash drive if possible for participation in the lab portion of this workshop. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 9, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Fresh Start

Finding employment with a conviction history can be challenging. This workshop will provide you with information on; how to present your history to an employer; knowing which places might be more difficult to obtain employment; where to find resources to assist you in your job search preparation, and more.  Join us and learn how you can become more competitive in today’s job market. Room: 2. Contact Name: Karen Owens. Contact Phone: 360-676-3272. Contact Email: kowens@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, January 9, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

#Y Workshop

#Y workshop helps those age 16-24 get on the path to employment. This FREE workshop provides tools to get jobs and connect to employment resources. You'll learn about demand jobs, making employer connections, career paths and more! Room: 1. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited.  Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternate transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, January 9, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Open Late Night

Resource Center services and staff assistance available tonight! Join us for Open Late Come in to a relaxed, casual evening and search for jobs, research the labor market, craft your resume or application, prepare for an interview or improve your skills. We're here to help you achieve your employment and career goals. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, January 9, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225.

Preparing for Takeoff / SEAP

Explore the world of entrepreneurship! Do you want to know: What it takes to become an entrepreneur? Which products or services you should provide? How to start your own business, find money? About the SEAP and its resources? Come learn from the experts in small business management to help you answer these questions and more! Room: 2. Contact Name: Rudy Cortez. Contact Phone: 360-676-3271. Contact Email: rudy.cortez@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Contact Rudy Cortez at rudy.cortez@esd.wa.gov for further information. Registration recommended on www.worksourcewa.com at Workshops.Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Friday, January 10, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham WA 98225. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Job Club

Start your week in a supportive environment with a group of motivated Job Seekers to keep your entire week moving! Join others in learning about employment opportunities and the most effective ways to find the job you want. Increase your personal network and support others in the job search process. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 13, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Strategies for Success Module 6

Module 6: Work Concepts II – You found the perfect job; now let us talk about how to land and keep it! • Learn how to multitask and stay motivated. • Explore your personal leadership and organization skills. • Learn to evaluate trauma vs. drama and how to manage the unexpected. • Understand cognitive bias and how it impacts every decision we make. • Develop a solid vision for a professional future. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Heather Bowhay at 360-676-3252 or hbowhay@esd.wa.gov at least 7 days prior to request an accommodation. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. (Usually Monday) Must attend first day to participate in module. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consists of three hours of in-class instruction and… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, January 13, 2020, 9:00 AM – Thursday, January 16, 2020, 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Search Smart!

Finding out about employers in your area of interest and creating a strategy of targeted job search is the key to success.  Learn ways to find the best job search methods. Learn how to research your labor market, develop networks, and conduct informational interviews. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Interview Ready!

Interview Ready! Being able to handle an employment interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Additional Info: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 16, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CLOSED-Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, January 20, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Strategies for Success Module 1

This week, Tuesday through Friday because holiday on Monday. Module 1: Work Concepts I – Every good plan needs a great road map – develop yours here! • Develop a roadmap to success while discussing self-motivation, exploring careers, and learning what employers really want. • Learn how to prepare and apply for jobs, package yourself like a professional and share your story. • Understand what employers mean when they say customer service, workplace diversity, team building and professionalism. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Heather Bowhay at 360-676-3252 or hbowhay@esd.wa.gov at least 7 days prior to request an accommodation. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. (Usually Monday) Must attend first day to participate in module. This week, Tuesday through Friday, since Monday a holiday. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 9:00 AM – Friday, January 24, 2020, 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Skills Discovery!

Job seekers are continually faced with change and choices. Learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. Introduces electronic tools to help identify and describe your skills. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Resume Reboot!

Learn which resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews.  Understand how employers read applications; the differences between a resume and an application. Please be prepared with names, addresses and dates of employment and education. Please bring your own USB/flash drive if possible for participation in the lab portion of this workshop. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Fresh Start

Finding employment with a conviction history can be challenging. This workshop will provide you with information on; how to present your history to an employer; knowing which places might be more difficult to obtain employment; where to find resources to assist you in your job search preparation, and more.  Join us and learn how you can become more competitive in today’s job market. Room: 2. Contact Name: Karen Owens. Contact Phone: 360-676-3272. Contact Email: kowens@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Job Club

Start your week in a supportive environment with a group of motivated Job Seekers to keep your entire week moving! Join others in learning about employment opportunities and the most effective ways to find the job you want. Increase your personal network and support others in the job search process. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Strategies for Success Module 2

Module 2: Health and Well-Being – What is ‘work-life’ balance? How do I take care of me while taking care of everyone else? Come learn with us! • Examine your inner professional, core values, life choices and personal integrity. • Learn how to be personally and professionally self-aware, establish boundaries, and develop better stress and time management skills. • Evaluate your social readiness and online footprint. • Learn to access community resources and expand networking skills. • Improve your ability to solve problems, set goals and develop new action planning techniques. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Heather Bowhay at 360-676-3252 or hbowhay@esd.wa.gov at least 7 days prior to request an accommodation. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. (Usually Monday) Must attend first day to participate in module. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consists of three hours of in-class instruction and… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:00 AM – Friday, January 31, 2020, 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Search Smart!

Finding out about employers in your area of interest and creating a strategy of targeted job search is the key to success.  Learn ways to find the best job search methods. Learn how to research your labor market, develop networks, and conduct informational interviews. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Interview Ready!

Interview Ready! Being able to handle an employment interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: 2. Contact Phone: 360-676-1521. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Additional Info: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Onsite parking at WorkSource Whatcom is limited. Please plan to arrive early enough to find parking. Workshops begin on time. Please use alternative transportation when possible. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Strategies for Success Module 3

Module 3: Communication – Communication is a skill that never stops growing! Come learn how to improve your skills and odds of landing that next job! • Learn about interpersonal and business communication and discover your own style. • Develop better listening, writing, computer and presentation skills. • Find out about verbal & non-verbal cues, practice conflict resolution and get tips on emotional control. • Get tips on how to present yourself the right way on the phone, in email and on social media. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Heather Bowhay at 360-676-3252 or hbowhay@esd.wa.gov at least 7 days prior to request an accommodation. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. (Usually Monday) Must attend first day to participate in module. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consists of three hours of in-class instruction and two… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, February 3, 2020, 9:00 AM – Thursday, February 6, 2020, 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Strategies for Success Module 4

Module 4: Personal Strength Builders – What makes you shine? Explore the skills it takes for workplace success (and grow the ones you already have)! • Learn how to improve your attitude, find motivation, overcome fears, plan for success, improve your situation and create great time-management skills. • Explore how to project self-worth, integrity, flexibility and adaptability. • Get ahold of your finances by forming good spending habits, getting rid of bad behaviors and becoming financially literate. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Heather Bowhay at 360-676-3252 or hbowhay@esd.wa.gov at least 7 days prior to request an accommodation. Contact Name: Heather Bowhay. Contact Phone: 360-676-3252. Contact Email: hbowhay@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. (Usually Monday) Must attend first day to participate in module. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consists of three hours of in-class instruction and two… Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, February 10, 2020, 9:00 AM – Thursday, February 13, 2020, 12:00 PM. WorkSource Whatcom 101 Prospect Street Bellingham, WA 98225. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

OPEN AT 9 AM

Contact Name: Ken. Contact Phone: 360-306-7704. Contact Email: whatcomjobs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: WorkSource Whatcom does not open until 9 am every Tuesday. Thank you for your cooperation. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 101 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.