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COMMUNITY NEWS: MID-CITY

A Special Report: Jobs : MID-CITY AREA : Other Job Opportunities

July 11, 1993

* Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, 1400 W. 9th St. Basic skills and on-the-job training in clerical, maintenance and related fields for low-income youths and adults, especially those who have been without a job for long periods, those who speak limited English and those who need remedial training in English, reading and math. Information: (213) 251-3547.

* Women Helping Women Services, 543 N. Fairfax Ave. Offers a job club for women who need support and information to guide their job search and monthly career workshops on topics such as interviewing and job-search strategies. . A donation of $5 is requested. Sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles. Information: (213) 655-3807.

* Archdiocese of Los Angeles Education and Welfare Corp., 1313 W. 8th St., Suite 300. Low-income 16- to 21-year-olds eligible for after-school/weekend jobs in clerical, data entry and related fields. Pre-employment skills training included. Information: (213) 484-8686.

* Metropolitan Skills Center, 2801 W. 6th St. Offers vocational and academic programs, English as a Second Language and Vocational English as a Second Language. Open enrollment, minimal fees. Also, short-term, job-specific training in numerous fields, including clerical, computers, bookkeeping, health and banking. Information: (213) 386-7269.

* CARECEN, 1833 W. 8th St., Suite 201. Coordinates Youth Employment Project, also known as Nueva Generacion, which offers part-time jobs at $5 an hour for 12 youths, ages 16-20, every 14 weeks. Participants work with community organizations, clinics, day-care centers and other employers, receive computer training and attend weekly leadership workshops. Information: (213) 483-6790.

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