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Client Readiness Workshops

Berkshire County Second Chances Job and Resource Fair

Justice involved individuals — especially the formerly incarcerated — face enormous barriers to employment. Talented and eager to work, this untapped pool of workers can bring great value to employers and communities when given the opportunity to thrive and succeed in the workplace. The Berkshire County Second Chances Job and Resource Fair is a free event for anyone looking for employment. The fair will be held Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, 4 – 7 p.m. at Berkshire Community College's Paterson Field House, 1350 West St, Pittsfield, MA 01201. Walk-ins are welcome. Refreshments will be provided.

If you have any questions or need disability accommodations, please contact Jen Hoffman at 413-236-2122 or jhoffman@berkshirecc.edu, or Sam Bolio-Kearns at 413-443-7220 ext. 1275 or samantha.boliokearns@sdb.state.ma.us.

Workshops

Get ready for the fair by attending these Client Readiness Workshops to be held at 2nd Street Second Chances, 264 Second St, Pittsfield, MA 01201.

  • Tips for Attending a Job Fair: Oct. 11, 2023, 4 – 5 p.m.
  • How to Talk About Your CORI: Oct. 18, 2023, 4 – 5 p.m.
  • Writing an Effective Resume: Oct. 25, 2023, 4 – 5 p.m.
  • Preparing for Your Interview: Nov. 1, 2023, 4 – 5 p.m.

To register for a workshop, please call Sam at 413-443-7220 ext. 1275.