Making it in today’s job market requires preparation and perseverance. One-Stop Career Centers offer assistance with career planning, job search, resume and cover letter creation, networking, and more. With a little hard work and dedication you can be well on your way to the career of your dreams!
Volunteering can be a resume boost that may impress future employers. Find a volunteer opportunity that’s right for you through Connect & Serve, a free state-run web site that pairs recruits with the organizations that need the help. Some service opportunities include getting involved with the Women Veterans’ Network, or becoming a State House Tour Guide. You can also assist with recreational activities at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home or the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home. Other examples of volunteer opportunities include: becoming an Elder Hotline Volunteer; the Mass. Commission for the Blind’s volunteer program; and other programs supported by the Department of Developmental Services. Remember, volunteering is good for you as well as the community.