Workforce Development

“With this course, I have gained a competitive advantage, increased my efficiency, and expanded my knowledge and skills.”

Administrative Professional Training Program

TLC is a key partner in helping our community’s employers meet their workforce needs.  Currently, there is a vital demand for qualified administrative office staff.  TLC offers a training program to prepare individuals for administrative office positions.  These positions will include Administrative Assistants, Office Managers, Coordinators, Executive Assistants, Receptionists, Office Assistants, and other support positions with local businesses, organizations, and agencies.  The program provides instruction for the unemployed, underemployed, and career changers.

Classes are virtual and in person.

Schedule: June 1st – September 1st

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 6 pm-9 pm (remote)
AND
Saturdays from 9am-3:30pm (in-person)

The curriculum will include the following:

    • Clerical Skills (Filing, Inventory, Sorting & Delivering Mail, Scheduling Appointments, etc.)
    • Communication Skills
    • Customer Service
    • Interview Prep
    • Job Search
    • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Publisher)
    • Organization Skills
    • Planning Skills
    • Preparing for Job Fairs
    • Presentation Skills
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Professional Etiquette
    • Resume Writing
    • Team Building
    • Time Management
    • Typing Instruction

Additionally, the series will feature Guest Speakers who are HR Professionals/Recruiters as well as current Administrative Professionals.  A Team Building Project and Presentation will help students learn real-world skills.  The program will also include the following: weekly meetings with a Career Counselor, internship opportunities for those individuals who do not have previous work experience or would like additional work experience, and job placement assistance.

Prerequisites for the program include: HS Diploma or GED, background check, resume, eligibility to work in the U.S., English language proficiency, and basic knowledge of computers and typing skills.

*Attendance at one of the below information sessions is required to enroll in the Admin Summer session:

Information Session Dates:

Wednesday, May 18th 6pm-7pm – Register Here

Thursday, May 19th 6pm-7pm – Register Here

Friday, May 20th 10am-11am – Register Here

Tuesday, May 24th 6pm-7pm – Register Here

For additional questions, please email Katherine at kgallagher@theliteracycenter-lv.org. 610-435-0680 ext. 805

Class Registration

Step 1: Complete the Online Application and Class Registration

Click here to complete your online application and class registration. Be sure to read and complete both forms carefully. If you need help completing the application, please call our Help Desk at 610-435-0680, Ext. 804.

Step 2 You will receive an email with the Zoom link and instructions for next steps. 

Be sure to check your spam/junk folder for our email, as it is common to have delivery problems because of automated filters.

Computer Classes

TLC offers the following classes:

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Introduction to Internet
  • Introduction to Typing
  • Introduction to Microsoft Word
  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel
  • Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Introduction to Microsoft Outlook
  • Introduction to Microsoft Publisher
  • Intermediate Microsoft Word
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel
  • Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Intermediate Microsoft Outlook
  • Advanced Microsoft Word
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Advanced Microsoft Outlook

Class Registration

Step 1: Complete the Online Application and Class Registration

Click here to complete your online application and class registration. Be sure to read and complete both forms carefully. If you need help completing the application, please call our Help Desk at 610-435-0680, Ext. 804.

Step 2 You will receive an email with the Zoom link and instructions for next steps. 

Be sure to check your spam/junk folder for our email, as it is common to have delivery problems because of automated filters.

TLC offers the following classes for individuals searching for employment:

  • How to Search for a Job
  • How to Write a Resume
  • Interview Prep
  • Networking 101 

The following soft skills workshops are offered throughout the year: 

  • Professional Etiquette
  • Goal Setting
  • Time Management
  • Workplace Communication
  • Teambuilding

Class Registration

Step 1: Complete the Online Application and Class Registration

Click here to complete your online application and class registration. Be sure to read and complete both forms carefully. If you need help completing the application, please call our Help Desk at 610-435-0680, Ext. 804.

Step 2 You will receive an email with the Zoom link and instructions for next steps. 

Be sure to check your spam/junk folder for our email, as it is common to have delivery problems because of automated filters.

Career Counseling

Individual career counseling is available to anyone who would like assistance finding employment.  The Counselor develops a custom plan that helps each individual attain their professional goals.

Career Counseling Registration 

Step 1: Complete the Online Application and Class Registration

Click here to complete your online application and class registration. Be sure to read and complete both forms carefully. If you need help completing the application, please call our Help Desk at 610-435-0680, Ext. 804.

Step 2 You will receive an email with instructions for next steps to set up an appointment with the Career Counselor. 

Be sure to check your spam/junk folder for our email, as it is common to have delivery problems because of automated filters.

Annual Job Fair & Hiring Events

TLC hosts an annual job fair with 30 employers every May.  Leading up to the Fair, TLC provides Job Fair Prep Workshops that help job seekers properly prepare for the fair so they get the most out of it.  Check our News & Events page in the Spring for the next Job Fair date.

Throughout the year, TLC offers hiring events with individual employers.

Upcoming Virtual Hiring Events:

New Vitae Wellness & Recovery Virtual Hiring Event
Monday, June 6th
4:00pm-6:00pm

Register Here

If you are interested in any of the programs or services above, please contact Katherine Kelly Gallagher, MA.

Class Registration

Step 1: Complete the Online Application and Class Registration

Click here to complete your online application and class registration. Be sure to read and complete both forms carefully. If you need help completing the application, please call our Help Desk at 610-435-0680, Ext. 804.

Step 2 You will receive an email with the Zoom link and instructions for next steps. 

Be sure to check your spam/junk folder for our email, as it is common to have delivery problems because of automated filters.

Work From Home (WFH) Training Series

Work From Home (WFH) Certification

The Literacy Center has launched a new online certification program focused on working from home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The live, interactive, instructor-led classes are provided to participants completely free of charge.

The “Work From Home (WFH) Certification” was developed to give participants the tools they need to work remotely. The 20-hour training program features technology tools and software, communication, workflow, productivity and time management, working in virtual teams, compliance and security, critical thinking, and guest speakers with professional WFH experience. Graduates of the program will earn the TLC Work From Home (WFH) Certification.

Morning, afternoon and evening classes will be offered. Attendance at an online information session is required for participation in the program Click here to learn more.

 

How to Find Work From Home (WFH) Jobs

Introducing a new, FREE 10-hour online training program with live, interactive, instructor-led classes to provide you with the necessary job search strategies to find a Work From Home (WFH) job.  Learn where to find WFH jobs, how to customize your resume and cover letter, and how to prepare for a virtual interview.

Morning, afternoon, and evening classes will be offered. Attendance at an online information session is required for participation in the program.

Next Class: February 7th-11th, Monday-Friday 9am-11am

Info Sessions:

Wednesday, Feb 2nd at 10am – Register Here

Thursday, Feb 3rd at 5pm – Register Here

Class Registration

Step 1: Complete the Online Application and Class Registration

Click here to complete your online application and class registration. Be sure to read and complete both forms carefully. If you need help completing the application, please call our Help Desk at 610-435-0680, Ext. 804.

Step 2 You will receive an email with the Zoom link and instructions for next steps. 

Be sure to check your spam/junk folder for our email, as it is common to have delivery problems because of automated filters.