Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts

Filed Under: Employment
88 Warren Street
Roxbury, ma 02119
Phone: 617-442-4519
Fax: 617-442-0562

Customer Service & Sales Training (CSST) – This training prepares participants for work through classroom learning and meaningful service Activities. It is designed for people who are currently unemployed, have limited work experience, and want to be job ready. The CSST program gives graduates the work experience they need to build their resumes and promote their skills effectively. This is a Stipend eligible program.

Mature Worker Skills Program (MWSP) – The MWSP program is for individuals 45 years or older who are currently unemployed and seeking a way to utilize their skills and re-enter the job market. Trainees receive extensive hands on training at the Urban League and community partners to become a CNA, PCA, Dental Assistant, or Home Health Aide. Learn about healthy living and a stress free life.

Computer Literacy and Internet Knowledge (CLIK)- The CLIK curriculum is designed to help students learn how to become successful in an online learning environment. This program is for individuals who have some but limited computer skills and want to become computer savvy.

Employment Resource Center (ERC) – The ERC is a drop in career center where trainees, job seekers, entrepreneurs, students, can work & search for career or job opportunities. This center grants its member access to computers, internet, printer and copy machine. Individuals that are serious about finding work come to the Employment Resource Center.

MSIMBO Urban League Coding Academy – MSIMBO means “code” in Swahili, is the Urban League of Eastern MA (ULEM) Coding Boot Camp Training program. The Program is a 20-week full stack training for adults looking to become computer programmer. The MSIMBO training program aims to open the door of opportunity for women and people of color to begin careers in the IT industry, and in so doing address the IT industries’ need for ethnically diverse, skilled workers. Funded by Google.org, BNY Mellon and Bank of America. This is a stipend eligible program.

The Domestic and Sexual Violence Project for the Urban League of Eastern MA- This project is sponsored by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)- 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 cultural 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.

DigiU: Urban League Digital Marketing Lab-┬áThe 16 week program is full time Monday through Friday from 10AM-4PM in a classroom setting. It is designed to teach you all the fundamentals of graphic design, branding, marketing – both from the print and interactive perspective. At the end of the 16 week program you will have the knowledge to land a job in the field working as a design professional, you will have a professional level portfolio- both print and online that will have been vetted by working professionals in the field and you will have had some working experience in said field. We have a stipend for our students while in the program and job/internship placement at the end for those who complete the program. This is a stipend eligible program. Section 30 approved.

Requirements & Restrictions

Must be 18 years or older with a valid ID and must have a GED or High School Equivalency

Waiting time
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Last updated December 5, 2018