Jobs & Local Business News
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NOVAC and the Digital Filmmaking Institute
The New Orleans Video Access Center's Digital Filmmaking Institute offers a variety of inexpensive media-making workshops and services for adults and teens.
NOVAC also offers a one-week filmmaking camp for teens, with a limited scholarship fund for teens unable to pay the $300 tuition. For more information, visit the website or call 504-940-5780.
NOLA Green Roots
NOLA Green Roots facilitates garden training for hundreds of participants.
By developing community gardens, we teach youth, low-income residents, and senior citizens how to grow fresh fruits and vegetables at a low cost.
Grow Dat Youth Farm
Grow Dat Youth Farm works to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through farming in a section of City Park.
The farm works to produce healthy food for local residents and to inspire youth and adults to create personal, social and environmental change in their own communities. Grow Dat works to support public health, the local economy and a sustainable food system in South Louisiana.
Louisiana Center for Workforce Recovery
LCWR is a non-profit project dedicated to providing employment services - from construction jobs to white-collar jobs - to those affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
LCWR has offices in New Orleans, Metairie, Baton Rouge, Opelousas, and Lake Charles. Visit the website for more information and contacts for each location.
The City of New Orleans' office of workforce development.
Job seekers can get help with job searches, unemployment information, training and more.
Job 1 has two locations:
3520 General DeGaulle Drive, Suite 1030
New Orleans, LA 70114
2330 Canal St
New Orleans, LA
Operation Reconstruct: Free Construction Training
Operation Reconstruct is designed to provide construction skills training to out-of-school youth.
Classes have already begun with graduates receiving a nationally recognized credential and assistance with job placement.
Participants between the ages 18 – 21 will receive classroom and
hands-on training in employability and life skills, work safety and
proper tool use, basic residential carpentry, electrical wiring,
plumbing, maintenance, construction math, and work place
communication skills. Upon completion, graduates will receive
a "nationally- recognized" Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training
(PACT) certificate and job placement assistance.
If you or someone you know is 18-21 years old and would like more
information please contact Roxanne Modica-Davis @ (504) 363-4701 or (504) 606-6778.
Louisiana TeachNext is an innovative degree program at Delgado and Nunez community colleges in New Orleans designed to attract talented individuals looking for a flexible and cost-effective way to pursue a college degree and begin the path toward becoming certified elementary teachers.
TeachNOLA is a program designed to recruit and train motivated individuals to teach in the New Orleans Recovery School District.
You do not need an education degree to join this program. Visit the website for more information.
Louisiana Job Corps Centers
Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program that helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives.
Students enroll to learn a trade, earn a high school diploma or GED and get help finding a good job. Students are also paid a monthly allowance. Job Corps provides career counseling and transition support to its students for up to 12 months after graduating from the program. Job Corps Centers are located in Carville, Shreveport, and New Orleans. Call (800) 733-5627 for more information.