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Register for free job training classes at Marysville Goodwill

MARYSVILLE — Another eight-week session of free job training classes is almost here! Marysville Goodwill’s Job Training and Education Center, located at 9315 State Ave., will register people May 9-11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the session that runs from May 23 through July 15, 2011.

Sign-up is on a first come, first served basis, so be sure to arrive early to reserve your spot!

The center will offer the following classes

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Basic- to intermediate-level courses for people who want to learn the English language.

  • Basic ESOL:  Mondays and Wednesdays – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Level 1:  Tuesdays and Thursdays – 9:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Level 2:  Mondays and Wednesdays – 9:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Level 3:  Tuesdays and Thursdays – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Basic Computer classes:

  • Computer Basics: Mondays and Wednesdays – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. & Tuesdays and Thursdays – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Microsoft Word: Mondays and Wednesdays – 9:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Microsoft Excel: Tuesdays and Thursdays – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Customer Service: This class teaches basic communication and customer service skills needed for jobs in the retail or office sector.

  • Mondays and Wednesdays – 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Career Building Assistance: Instructors can help people with job searches, resume and cover letter writing, interview practice and more.

  • Mondays through Thursdays – 2 to 3:30 p.m.

The center periodically offers workshops that teach career skills, job searching on the Internet, financial and time management, and more. For an up-to-date schedule, or for any other questions, contact Program Specialist Tania Siler at 360-657-4418 or tania.siler@seattlegoodwill.org.

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