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Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts
88 Warren Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
Telephone: 617-442-4519 - Fax: 617-427-1302
Web site: www.ulem.org

Services:

Mature Worker Program (MWP): In coordination with over 100 non-profit organizations as "host training agencies," the MWP provides subsidized job readiness and employment preparedness opportunities to "hard to reach" mature workers age 55 and over.

Fund Administrative Preparatory Program (FAPP): A 9-month professional development and technology training program for men and women preparing for hire as Fund Accountants and/or financial positions at State Street Corporation.

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Employment Resource Center (ERC): A walk-in service that allows job seekers to learn more about career advancements, job coaching, case management, resume writing, interview skills, and structured job search. Up-to-date on-line employment search databases such as Monster.com, VAULT, and ULWorks give participants an opportunity to review their qualifications and match up with current employers' job opportunities.

Volunteer 2 Work: Using the concept of "On-the-Job Training (OJT)," this program is designed to teach the value of work through volunteer service to chronically unemployed and newly unemployed individuals who need a bridge to re-enter the job market.

Computer Literacy and Internet Knowledge: Moving beyond basic computer skills, the Online Learning Readiness program features a higher-level of computer training that focuses on utilizing the computer for employment by focusing on resume building, employment research, and many more areas.

The Office on Violence Against Women Domestic and Sexual Violence Training and Education Program: This program is a new initiative of the Urban League, and its partners; Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence (expertise in Domestic Violence and Faith), The Center for Hope and Healing (expertise in Sexual Assault), Casa Myrna (expertise in Domestic Violence and homelessness) and two of the Boston Police Departments Domestic Violence Consultants. This project is an education and action program designed specifically for Boston’s inner city communities, to train service providers and clergy in culturally specific domestic and sexual violence intervention and prevention strategies. In addition, the project provides referrals and education to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence who are looking for support and referrals.

Service hours:

M - F: 9am - 5pm

Requirements / Restrictions:

Must be 18 years old. Population focus is on low-income residents of urban areas of greater Boston.

Waiting time:

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Transportation:

Take any bus going to Dudley Square. Urban League is located in the Square near the intersection of Warren and Dudley Streets.

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