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NOVAC – the New Orleans Video Access Centerimage

NOVAC provides independent filmmakers and aspiring film students with low-cost media training, educational programming, and networking events designed to help you create and develop a film career. moreAfter 40+ years of operation, NOVAC is the longest continuously running media-arts 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the Southeastern US.We have a mission to cultivate a sustainable film community by providing access to resources, education and locally generated content.NOVAC accomplishes this mission through education, career development, community outreach, independent productions, and special events.  less

US Department of Health & Human Servicesimage

Information on careers in the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Nursing Career Informationimage

Resources for those looking for a career in the Nursing field.

Certified Nursing Assistants Resourcesimage

Information regarding training and placement for Certified Nursing Assistants.

NolaDeximage

NolaDex is a digital Rolodex, a collection of the many talented people of Greater New Orleans.

Localsource.itimage

Throughout New Orleans and the surrounding areas, we are witnessing an influx of talent, a rise in creative ideas, an increased spirit of entrepreneurship and a new found social responsibility. moreThe spirit of renewal has become a spirit of engagement.And in our times, technology has become the most efficient and effective tool to engage.Whether you are starting a new company, organizing a community meet-up, promoting your new band, have that perfect mobile app idea or are simply looking for like minded people, technology can undoubtedly help.And yet locally, people contend we remain behind the times.They believe that in order to find educated and talented IT professionals to help, they must look to other more “tech-savvy” cities for solutions.People with great ideas are frustrated because they believe no local connections can be made.Or even worse, they abandon their ideas altogether.Got a great idea?localsource.it less

Rideshare Website – Regional Planning Commissionimage

The Rideshare Website helps connect commuters with each other to carpool.

SUNO Small Business Development and Management Instituteimage

The Southern University at New Orleans Small Business Development and Management Institute conducts business start-up orientation and one-on-one counseling. moreSessions include:
  • Determining Your Business Organizational Structure
  • Registering Your Business with Federal, State and Local Goverments
  • How to Obtain a Federal Tax ID Number
  • Licensing Your Business
  • Business Plan Fundamentals
  • Business Management Techniques and Skills
To make an appointment, call 504-284-5512.Sessions take place at Southern University at New Orleans, 6801 Press Drive, Lake Campus, Trailer #43 (Leon C. Simon and Press Dr., next to the FBI Bldg.). less

WorkNOLAimage

WorkNOLA is a website that features jobs in the New Orleans area.

Good Work Network: Small Business Preparation Trainingimage

Good Work Network presents business training classes – including Personal Effectiveness, Financial Literacy, and Business Planning – every Thursday for 14 weeks, beginning January 29. more

Date & Time:
Starting January 29th and running every Thursday for 14 weeks 05:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Location:
CJ Peete Community Center
2514 Washington Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

Fee: $50.00

Personal Effectiveness Training
A 6 hour (2 session) course, which focuses on the personal qualities and behaviors that are key to the success of your business.Topics discussed are: building self-esteem and confidence, goal setting, time management, anger management, and communication skills.

Financial Literacy Training
A 9 hour (3 session) course, which teaches you financial tools that are key to your personal life as well as the success of your business.There is a Free Credit Counseling attached with this course.Topics discussed are: understanding wealth, credit, banking, budgeting and taxes.

Core Four Business Planning
A 30 hour (9 session) course, which teaches the four core bodies of knowledge that a business owner must have in order to operate a successful business.Topics discussed are: success planning, market planning, cash flow planning, and operations planning.

To register for the class contact your Business Counselor at 504.309.2073.
Patrick Anderson ext.101
Reuben DeTiege ext.103
Jordan Jones ext.104
Adele London ext.105
Chris White ext.109

Because seating is limited.PRE-PAYMENT is required.You are not registered for the seminar until payment is received. less

Louisiana Center for Workforce Recoveryimage

LCWR is a non-profit project dedicated to providing employment services – from construction jobs to white-collar jobs – to those affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. moreLCWR has offices in New Orleans, Metairie, Baton Rouge, Opelousas, and Lake Charles.Visit the website for more information and contacts for each location. less

LA Green Corps Green Job Training Program

This program for 16-24 year olds teaches job and leadership skills through “green” service projects such as construction/deconstruction, landscaping, energy conservation, and more.
The LA Green Corps wants you if you:
  • Are 16-24 years old
  • Are a resident of Orleans, Jefferson or St. moreBernard
  • Want to do service projects while gaining job skills
  • Want to develop Leadership Skills
  • Want to receive “Life-skills” Training
  • Want to earn up to $2,938 for a 4 month term of service
  • Want to earn an Americorps Education Award of up to $1500
  • Are able to make a four month commitment
Learn “Green” Job Skills Such as:
  • Landscaping/Gardening
  • Weatherization and Energy Conservation
  • Construction/Deconstruction/Building Material Reuse
Orientation begins Tuesday May 27th

Call the Arc of GNO at 504-837-5105 or Suzy Mason, Program Manager (910)547-0246 for more information

Come meet program staff, fill out an application and interview at:

The Central City Job Fair
Dryades YMCA
2222 Dryades, NOLA
Saturday May 17, 2008
9AM-1PM

Old City Building Center
Recruitment Event
4201 Tulane Ave, NOLA (Behind the NIKE Outlet)
Wednesday May 21, 2008
4PM- 7:30PM

Bayou Bugaloo Festival
St.John’s Bayou- S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy
Look for the LA Green Corps booth
May 24th and 25th less

Louisiana Job Corps Centersimage

Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program that helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives. moreStudents enroll to learn a trade, earn a high school diploma or GED and get help finding a good job.Students are also paid a monthly allowance.Job Corps provides career counseling and transition support to its students for up to 12 months after graduating from the program.Job Corps Centers are located in Carville, Shreveport, and New Orleans.Call (800) 733-5627 for more information. less

Americorps Jobs to Help New Orleansimage

AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Vista offer 10 month work opportunities with local rebuilding projects. moreAmeriCorps members receive a $10,900 living allowance, health insurance, and a $4725 education award.Several positions in the New Orleans area are available.Visit the AmeriCorps website to find out more. less

Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Apprenticeship Programimage

Northrop Grumman is accepting applications now for the programs that will be starting in May and June. more

Northrop Grumman is committed to maintaining the best employees by offering Students/Employees in the Apprenticeship Program 2 major incentives:
  • Students attend Related Studies training 1/2 of the time on the clock.Related studies are 72 hours
  • Entry Level pay has been increased from $9.89/hr to $14.99/hr
Potential candidates must provide the following in order to be consider eligible:
  • Completed Employment Application
  • Copy of High School Transcript or GED Test Scores
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Copy of an Original Social Security Card
  • Copy of a Valid State ID
Call 228-935-5318. less

Looking for a job in construction?

If you are interested in working as a plumber, electrician, carpenter or painter, Catholic Community Services has an excellent opportunity for you! more

Positions are available for individuals with little or NO experience in construction.Call 225-303-8608 for more information. less

Job Readiness Training Programimage

The Job Readiness Training Program (JRT) helps improve the employment opportunities for those people affected by Hurricane Katrina. moreThe JRT program helps participants assess, identify, certify, and improve their essential work skills.This program is managed by the Salvation Army, National Business Services Allicance, and Katrina Aid Today.
Call 866-281-8099 to participate. less

Monster.comimage

National job search engine.

NOLA.com Job Searchimage

Search job listings from the Times Picayune.

WWL Job Bankimage

WWL Radio’s Job Bank for Greater New Orleans

Louisiana Worksimage

Links and resources for Louisiana jobs&#46 Go to www&#46laworks&#46net&#46

America's Job Bankimage

Job 1image

The City of New Orleans’ office of workforce development. moreJob seekers can get help with job searches, unemployment information, training and more.
Job 1 has two locations:

3520 General DeGaulle Drive, Suite 1030
New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 364-5625

2330 Canal St
New Orleans, LA
504-658-4500 less

Department of Labor Hurricane Assistance Informationimage

For more information on registering for unemployment insurance and disaster unemployment assistance. moreAvailable in English and Spanish.Currently open 24 hours: 1-866-4-USA-DOL  less