Job training for women offered

NEWTON. Those interested may attend open houses in June to learn about the program and complete an application.

Newton /
| 21 May 2023 | 06:57

Project Self-Sufficiency will offer a free, eight-week training program for women, including lessons in computer skills, job search methods, and interview techniques.

The program, which includes on-the-job training at community work sites, is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 11 to Aug. 31.

All classes will take place at the agency’s campus at 127 Mill St. in Newton.

Work sites will be throughout the county, and hours will depend on the employer’s needs.

Interested participants are encouraged to attend an open house to learn more about the program and complete an application.

Open houses will be held at Project Self-Sufficiency at 10 a.m. June 2, 12, and 19; 1 p.m. on June 6; 2 p.m. on June 15; and 5 p.m. on June 7 and 28.

The comprehensive Summer Office Skills program prepares participants to seek entry-level office administrative positions.

It is free and open to Project Self-Sufficiency participants. Interested women must apply and be accepted into the program.

To become a participant or to apply for the program, go online to or call 973-940-3500.