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Adult Literacy: Project MOVE Job Seeking and Computer Skills

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Project MOVE Classes

Ashland Community Center

Basic Computer Lab,  Monday, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The class serves a diverse group of people who are making a lot of progress in learning computer basics. In fact, several students with no previous computer experience and have steadily improved their computer skills. This class is ongoing and open to anyone who wants to experience a positive and warm learning environment.


Job-Search Drop-in Clinic, Thursday, 6 - 8 PM 

This is a Job- Search for Success Class on how to get the job skills you need to find work, including your personal introduction pitch, interview best practices and follow up, on line applications explained, goal setting and library resources. Job coaching will be provided. This program is made possible in partnership with the Ashland Community Center. 


REACH Ashland Youth Center Library

ESL for Job Seekers Class, Wednesday 9 - 10:30 AM

An English as Second Language class focused on improving English for Job Seeking. Beginning to Intermediate levels.


Newark Library

ESL for Job Seekers Class, Tuesday and Thursday 6 -8 PM

An English as Second Language class focused on improving English for Job Seeking. Beginning to Intermediate levels.



Eden Area America's Job Center of California

Basic Computer Training, Thursday, 11 AM - 1 PM

This four-week hands-on workshop will show you the basics of using a computer. Plus mouse practice, word processing, file management, Internet searches, and email skills to help you find a job.  After completion, add this workshop to your resume.  Clients are strongly encouraged to attend all sessions to get the full benefits of the workshop. /Sign up at Front Desk 





 Project MOVE - Mobilizing Our Vision for Employment - serves adults in unincorporated areas of Alameda County - specifically Ashland, Cherryland, and San Lorenzo. Project MOVE builds job-readiness by improving the students' reading, writing, computer, and job hunting skills. Students expand their job prospects by learning to use Alameda County Library's online courses and job search tools.







Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE & ESOL Classroom 

An extensive curriculum guide designed to assist learners with goal setting, educational and career awareness, and planning process. The guide will help instructors with classroom-ready, flexible lessons, hand-outs, and online resources.

Published by SABES, the system for Adult Basic Education Support (The Massachusetts ABE professional development organization).