Job Fair at Kelly Services

 

Job Fair at Kelly Services

Job Fair at Kelly Services

Below is the Job Fair Information in Spanish

Spanish Job Fair Flyer

Spanish Job Fair Flyer

More Info on Job Profile for Pickers/Packers

Job Functions:

  • Perform duties to inspect product on production line
  • Prior to packaging, gather and store product as required and feed product back into production line
  • When Appropriate. Perform duties to in spectate packaged product and remove defective products classified as rejects
  • Pack first line product into cartons or tray as required
  • Perform necessary sanitation inspections
  • Continually check product for food safety and product quality
  • Follow safety rules
  • Keep work area clean and orderly
  • Monitor cross contamination

 

 

 

 

Workshop to Help You Get Rental Housing

Are you having trouble renting a house or apartment?  Are you confused about the responsibilities of tenants and landlords? 

You may be interested in the 12-hour “Ready To Rent” workshop from Wake County Human Services.

  • The workshops last 3 hours (per day) over 4 days, for a total of 12 hours.  They are usually given once a month.
  • All workshops are in English.  There is *no* foreign language assistance, interpreters, or translations, so they are best for advanced ESL students.
  • There is a $25 fee for one 12-hour workshop.
  • At the end of the workshop, you will receive a “Ready to Rent” certificate of completion.

The Wake County Government website has more information on the workshops and their latest schedule. Below is a flyer on the June/ July workshops.

eady to Rent Workshop June/ July Dates

Ready to Rent Workshop June/ July Dates

World Refugee Day – June 20th, 2016

The United Nations has marked June 20th as World Refugee Day – a day that people can honor the strength, spirit and courage of millions of refugees worldwide. It is a day to recognize the contributions of refugees in their communities and to raise awareness of their struggles.

Here in Raleigh, the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants along  with Lutheran Services is sponsoring a World Refugee fair on Saturday, June 18th .  

Please see the flyer below for details

World Refugee Day - 2016

World Refugee Day – 2016

New Spring TOEFL Classes

If you are an advanced English Student and are planning to take the TOEFL exam, these two courses can help you and are offered this spring.   Click on the TOEFL Prep page to get instructions on how to register. If you have questions or problems, please contact Michael Langer: mjlanger@waketech.edu

THE NEXT GENERATION TOEFL iBT  – Course 160801

  • May 16- June 29
  • Monday and Wednesday  =>  3:15- 5:45PM    Bldg. C- Rm 422  North Campus

This course will prepare the students to take the TOEFL iBT test and improve their scores by sharpening their listening and speaking competencies and improving their reading and writing skills. It will teach strategies that are necessary to get better scores such as outlining, note-taking, synthesizing, summarizing and paraphrasing. There will be diagnostic tests and practice tests

 

BETTER SCORES IN TOEFL: Speaking & Writing – Course 160030

  • May 17- June 9
  • Tuesday and Thursday  => 3:15- 5:45 PM   Bldg.C Rm 422- North Campus

This course offers skills and strategies for achieving a higher score on the TOEFL iBT. It also includes multiple practice tests in speaking and writing

Free Tax Preparation Help at Wake Tech

Time is ticking and April 15th is getting closer and closer.  In the United States, you usually must file (give in) an income tax form every year if you got income.

Are your taxes ready?   The forms and instructions are sometimes hard to understand. Do you need help?

We have great news for you – you can get FREE tax preparation help starting on February 15 if your yearly salary is $60,000 or less.

  • Where:                Wake Tech’s Main Campus  Montague Hall, Room 241
  • When:                   Monday – Thursday 11am – 4pm   Friday 10am -2pm
  • How to contact for appointments
    • By phone   (919) 866-5059
    • By email   singlestop@waketech.edu
  • What to bring:
    • Proof of Identification
    • Social Security card or  ITIN  (Taxpayer ID Number)
    • Wage and earning statements from employers (WT
    • All 1099 and 1095 forms
    • Proof of routing and account numbers
    • total paid for daycare provider and their tax ID number
    • copies of income transcripts if you have them
  • If you are filing a joint return, both spouses must be present to sign

Add-On Classes at Beltline

Last fall, the Beltline Education Center introduced additional add-on classes for students already enrolled in a morning or evening ESL class at WTCC.   These classes will be offered again this spring.  A new Level 1-2 Literacy class is also being offered .

All these classes have  open registration from January 19th until March 10th.

Add-on classes start on Jan 19th and end on March 24th

AFTERNOON CLASSES –   Meet Monday & Wednesday, 12:30-2:30 pm
  • Early Literacyin Room 332C.
    • This class will be taught by Shelley Lee.  She will be working with students on phonemic awareness.
    • This would be a great addition for students learning beginning literacy skills.
  • Level 3-4 Literacy Class – in Room 342C
    • This class is for level 3 and 4 students who need to improve their reading and writing skills.
  •  Writing Step-by-Step  – in Room 325C
    • This class is for students in level 5 and 6 who need to improve their writing skills for work or school.
    • This class will help you develop your skills while gaining confidence in your writing abilities.
AFTERNOON CLASSES –   Meet Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30-2:30 pm
  • Level 1-2 Literacy Class – in Room 332C
    • This class is for level 1 and 2 students who need to improve their reading and writing skills
  • Pronunciation and Grammar  – in Room 325C
    • Students will work on blends, spelling patterns, and consonant sounds along with learning and practicing grammar rules.
    • This class is available for students in levels 4, 5, and 6.
  • ABE Writing Class – in Room 320C
    • This class is for students in ERV or ABE classes who need to improve their writing skills for work or school.
    • This class will help you develop your skills while gaining confidence in your writing abilities.
EVENING CLASSES
  • Writing Practice – in room 342C
    • In this unique class, you will receive individual attention and guidance from the teacher to improve your writing.
    • This class is for students in ESL levels 4, 5, 6, and ERV who want to improve their writing.
    • Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 – 6:30 pm
  • Reading & Vocabulary – in room 342C
    • Learn creative techniques authors use to express ideas
    • Explore various styles of writing including song lyrics and poetry
    • Practice pronunciation and speaking by reading aloud
    • Experience the places you can go when you read!!
    • This class is for students in ESL levels 4, 5, 6, and ERV who want to improve their writing.
    • Meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:30 pm

For more information, call 919-334-1501 ESL Help Desk or contact Megan Heard, meheard@waketech.edu

Getting Basic Computer Skills

Our ESL students are often busy on gaining English skills to help with their daily life and to improve their work opportunities. But many of our students  also realize there is another key skill  they need  for our modern life and workplace – the ability to work with computers or mobile devices  and use the Internet. More and more employers are looking for people that have basic computer skills.

You want those skills but maybe you can’t attend a computer class.  How can you get them?  Here are a few ideas from our “Learning about Computers” page

Use the New User Tutorial  that is designed for someone who is new to computers.  Spend about 20 minutes and let it:

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  • Introduce the mouse and the cursor
  • Show you how to position, hold and move the mouse
  • How to click
    • common problems with clicking
    • click and drag
    • right click
  • How to scroll using….
    • scroll bars
    • arrows keys
    • scroll box
    • scroll wheel on the mouse
  • How to enter information using
    • text Box
    • drop down menus
    • check boxes
    • radio buttons
  • Show you Popup windows
  • How to Open / Close applications

Ready for something a little more intensive?  Then try the  Computer Literacy link. It review key skills in these areas:

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  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Basic Word Processing Skills
  • Basic Internet Skills
  • Basic E-Mail Skills
  • Basic Computer Ethics

Then take the Computer Literacy Quiz and see how you score!

 

 

Finally, use the GCF link to bring you to sooooo many more tutorials … You can learn about

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  • What is a computer?
  • Understanding Operating Systems
  • Understanding Applications
  • Understanding the Cloud
  • Basic parts of a computer
  • Laptops and Mobile Devices
  • Setting up  / Using a computer
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Computer Safety

Branch out to learn about Windows and OS X systems… That’s just a bit of what you can learn on this wonderful site.

Try these sites and you will increase your computer skills before you know it!

Hooking into the Internet

The Internet is a wonderful and powerful tool but it can be an expensive tool too depending on the price you pay to get internet access.  How can you get internet access at a low cost?

Here a few sites to help you :

  • Free WI-Fi hotspots  –  Use this “finder website” to locate free W-iFi hotspots in neighborhoods in Raleigh or other towns. Remember that libraries offer free wifi too.
  • Downtown Raleigh Free Wifi- Check out which parks and  sections in the center of the city have free Wi-Fi
  • Internet Service  Comparison – This site helps you shop and compare for internet service in your zip code area. Check out the other tabs for bundle comparison too.
  • ISP Providers in My Area – This site also offers comparisons and includes satellite providers

Another possibility is to share an internet connection (and costs) with a nearby neighbor.  With today’s wireless router or a wireless extender, you can often get a strong signal from a neighbor.  You may offer to split or share some of the cost to get access through their service.

Do you have a low cost internet solution?  Please share it with us in a comment.