Several organizations across the Syracuse, NY area offer education and literacy programs for those seeking to find employment. Services include job training for blind and deaf patrons, non-English speakers and adults wishing to return to school.
AURORA of CNY
Description: AURORA of CNY helps residents that are blind or deaf get jobs and training. They also have a refugee on staff to help that community and serve as a translator for the deaf refugees.
Address: 518 James Street, Suite 100, Syracuse, NY 13203-2282
Phone/Email: Joel Brennan, director of supportive employment, firstname.lastname@example.org; (315) 422-7263 - x277
Description: A new career is closer than you think with OCM BOCES! It all starts by attending an informational Open House, offered every Thursday at 1 p.m. in Liverpool and every Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Cortland. From there, you're just a few steps away from the career you deserve.
To view and download the PDF catalog of all of our Adult Education, Continuing Education, and Literacy Programs in Liverpool and Cortland, click here.
Address: 4500 Crown Road, Liverpool, NY 13090
Mailing Address: Board of Cooperative Educational Services Onondaga, Cortland, and Madison Counties; 6820 Thompson Road, P.O. Box 4754, Syracuse, NY 13221
Phone/Email: Cortland: (607) 758-5111; Liverpool: (315) 453-4455
For assistance, please contact:
Sean Joyce, manager of Central Services, 315-431-8584, email@example.com
Mary Weidman, Assistant School Purchasing Officer, 315-433-2620, firstname.lastname@example.org
La Liga - Spanish Action League
Description: La Liga offers career services that include professionalism and interviewing classes, resume and cover letter workshops, Internet and computer workshops, job opportunity research and proper conduct for interviewing. La Liga also offers language and translation services for Spanish-speaking participants, including document interpretation and medical interpretation.
Address: 700 Oswego St., Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone/Email: (315) 475-6153; (315) 474-5767 – fax; email@example.com
Description: Literacy CNY works to provide adults in Central New York with the literacy tools and skills that they need to be contributing, productive and engaged members of the community. They do this by advocating for adult education, providing instruction and partnering with other community based agencies. Their believe: "Improving Adult Literacy makes our community stronger." LiteracyCNY is ranked Highly Proficient by the NYS Department of Education and enrolled 484 adult students into its instructional programs in 2015r.
Address: Located in the Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center, 100 New St., Syracuse
Phone: (315) 471-1300
Partners in Learning, Inc. – West Side Adult Learning Center
This is a drop-in resource for job seekers: Participants are invited to work independently and can receive help with resumes, cover letters, references, creating job profiles, job- searching and applications. No appointment necessary.
Are you passionate about neighborhood revitalization and connecting people with resources to improve our community?
The Land Bank is looking for a full-time Community Outreach Coordinator. We are seeking an individual with experience living, working, or volunteering in neighborhoods where the Land Bank’s work is focused, who can leverage their existing connections to better connect people to the Land Bank and ensure that the Land Bank is serving the community's interest.
This is a full-time, 10 month AmeriCorps commitment. Call 315-422-2302 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Applications are due December 15. syracuselandbank.org/contractors/