Workshop: Overcoming barriers to employment, September 12

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Photo courtesy NSSLCN
Overcoming Barriers to Employment, Free summit offers full day of workshops designed for job seekers with disabilities, Shoreline Community College, September 12, 2011. Sign up at brown paper tickets.

  • Are you between 16 and 26 with a disability or a parent with a disability?
  • Are you seeking employment for the first time or having difficult time finding a job? 

The Overcoming Barriers to Employment Summit is designed to assist job seekers with disabilities as they navigate the road to employment.

The day-long summit is being held at Shoreline Community College on September 12th and is completely free to participants. The day includes workshops, meals and an opportunity to connect to employment resources.

The summit is being offered by Northshore/Shoreline Community Network and Shoreline Community College with funding through a grant from DVR.

Participants will attend sessions on Interview Preparation, Job Searches on the Internet, Resumes That Work, How to Keep a Job and Adjust to Change, Accommodations in The Workplace and Benefits Planning. A workshop on Managing Credit and Bank Accounts will also be presented.

The keynote speaker for the day will be Barry Long from Talk and Roll Enterprises.

For more information call Shoreline Community College at 206-546-4545.

The Workshop is provided with support from the City of Shoreline, Teen Northshore, Center for Human Services, Camp Fire USA, King County Community Organizing, DVR North Office, and North Seattle Work Source.

Shoreline Community College is located at 16101 Greenwood Ave N. Shoreline, WA 98133.  206-546-4545. For accommodations please call 206-546-5832.

Arriving by Bus
Shoreline Community College is served directly by King County METRO Transit with stops right at the front walk of the campus. This service runs throughout the day approximately every half hour. The routes serving the campus are:  Route 330, Route 331, Route 345, Route 355, and Route 5.

Driving Directions
FROM SEATTLE
* I-5 North to 145th St (Take Exit 175)
* Turn left over the freeway on 145th St
* Continue along 145th St to Aurora Ave (Hwy 99)
* Turn right onto Aurora Ave
* Continue north on Aurora Ave to 160th St
* Turn left on 160th St
* Continue on 160th St through one stop light (Dayton Ave) to stop sign at Greenwood Ave N
* Turn right onto Greenwood Ave N then a quick angle to left onto Innis Arden Way
* Entrance to campus about 50 feet on the right side

FROM EVERETT (NORTH)
* I-5 South to 175th St (Take Exit 176)
* Turn right onto 175th St
* Continue on 175th St to Aurora Ave (Hwy 99)
* Turn left onto Aurora Ave
* At 160th St turn right
* Continue on 160th St through one stop light (Dayton Ave) to Stop Sign at Greenwood Ave N
* Turn right onto Greenwood Ave N then a quick angle to left onto Innis Arden Way
* Entrance to campus about 50 feet on the right side

FROM BELLEVUE/KIRKLAND (EAST)
* Take either I-90 or Highway 520 across Lake Washington
* Go North on I-5 to 145th St (Take Exit 175)
* Turn left over the freeway on 145th St
* Continue along 145th St to Aurora Ave (Hwy 99)
* Turn right onto Aurora Ave
* Continue north on Aurora Ave to 160th St
* Turn left at 160th St
* Continue on 160th St through one stop light (Dayton Ave) to Stop Sign at Greenwood Ave N
* Turn right onto Greenwood Ave N then a quick angle to left onto Innis Arden Way
* Entrance to campus about 50 feet on the right side


0 comments:

Post a Comment

We encourage the thoughtful sharing of information and ideas. We expect comments to be civil and respectful, with no personal attacks or offensive language. We reserve the right to delete any comment.

  © Blogger template The Professional Template II by Ourblogtemplates.com 2009

Back to TOP