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SAGEWorks

SAGEWorks

The LGBT Community Center of the Desert (The Center)

Six week job training and seeking course for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults who are unemployed, underemployed or going through a career transition.

Services Offered

Job Readiness • Job Search • Interview Skills • Computer Training • LGBT Services

Description

"SAGEWorks" is a course specifically designed for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults who are unemployed, underemployed or going through a career transition. This four-week course is designed to provide in-depth instruction on how to increase your competitive edge in the job market. The course will cover job-seeking training that includes software proficiency, resume writing, interview skills and job search strategies.

Location

1301 N. Palm Canyon Dr., 3rd fl, Palm Springs, CA 92262 33.8404711 -116.5472373

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English

Eligibility

  • For LGBTQ older adults (40yo+)
  • Members of the Center will be given preference.

    Age

  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

Application can be completed online.

Course times are Monday and Thursday from from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Students must fully commit to the entire schedule. The classes will be staffed by a SAGEWorks teacher, a computer instructor, professional recruiters, placement specialists, and regional employers – offering participants exposure to a variety of important resources.

There are no fees for this course.

Membership rates for The Center begin at $25.00 annually.

A limited number of scholarships are available to waive a portion of the fee in cases of financial hardship.

Contact the SAGEWorks Coordinator by phone at 760-641-8320 or by email at keri@thecenterps.org with additional questions.