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The One-Stop Career Centers in Plymouth and Quincy provide a wide array of employment-related services for employers and job seekers. By simply becoming a member of the Career Centers, any employed or unemployed individual has the right to access the services and resources of the One-Stop Career Centers. Any business in the region can also use the free job listings, recruitment and placement services of the Centers.

The Division of Career Services (DCS) oversees the Commonwealth’s network of 32 One-Stop Career Centers that assist businesses in finding qualified workers and provide job seekers with career guidance as well as referral to jobs and training.

Quincy Career Center
152 Parkingway
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-745-4000
Fax: 617-745-4049
http://www.southcoastalcareercenters.org/

Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Unemployment Insurance Services Walk-In Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Directions

Route 3 South (Exit 7 at the 128 split) to Exit 18 (Quincy Adams T/Braintree). Follow signs for Quincy Center (Burgin Parkway). Follow directions below.

Route 3 North to Exit 19 (Quincy Center/Quincy Adams T). Follow signs for Quincy Center (Burgin Parkway). Follow directions below.

From Burgin Parkway: At the 4th set of lights (approx. 1 mile) take a right onto Concourse Street. At the first light, go straight - the Career Center will be easily visible on your right.

From Boston on the “T”: Take the Red Line to Quincy Center Station. Exit station onto Hancock Street, go right. Stay on Hancock, then take a right onto Cliveden Street. Left at end of Cliveden, walk approx. 2 blocks - you will see the Quincy Career Center on the left. Approx 15 minute walk.

By Bus: Take Bus 215, 230, or 238. Ask driver to drop you at the corner of School Street and Parkingway. Walk down Parkingway. The Career Center will be around the corner on the right. Less than 5 minute walk.

Services
Computer resources · internet · career counseling · veteran’s services · job placement · workshops · training opportunities · job listings · unemployment insurance · employer services · labor market information.

Languages
English, Chinese and Vietnamese

Partners
South Coastal Career Development Administration, Massachusetts Division of Career Services and Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance

Director
Kevin Madden
Email: kmadden@detma.org

 

Plymouth Career Center
36 Cordage Park Circle
Suite 200
Plymouth, MA 02360

Phone: 508-732-5300
Fax: 617-727-5988
TTY: 508-732-5300
http://www.southcoastalcareercenters.org/

Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Unemployment Insurance Services Walk-In Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Directions

From Route 3 North or South, take Exit 9 (Route 3A Kingston/No. Plymouth).
Turn onto Route 3A South - follow 3A South approximately 1.7 miles.
At traffic light, take left into Cordage Commerce Center. Bear to the right - #36 is at the right end of the building.
There is ample parking at either side or in the rear of the building. Suite 200 is on the first floor.

Services
Computer resources · internet · career counseling · veteran’s services · job placement · workshops training opportunities · job listings · unemployment insurance · employer services · labor market information.

Partners
Massachusetts Division of Career Services, Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance, South Coastal Career Development Administration

Director
Kevin Parham
Email: kparham@detma.org

     
WHAT'S NEW  
Newsletter promo - SEPTEMBER 2015
  PDF RFP ADDENDUM Please note an addendum to the RFP / Procurement of One-Stop-Operator Lead Operator and Service Provider has been posted to the City of Quincy, Procurement Dept. page (link below) changing important dates pertaining to this RFP. The new schedule and the RFP can be viewed here: VIEW DETAILS VIEW ADDENDUM (PDF)
   
     
    City of Quincy and South Shore Workforce Development Board issue the attached RFP for Procurement of Lead Operator and Service Provider for its Career Centers. VIEW DETAILS
   
     
  PDF SSWIB Job Opening: Executive Director VIEW JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)
   
     
  PDF Workforce grants awarded in Brockton, Quincy, Whitman, Rockland, Taunton Businesses in Brockton, Quincy, Taunton, Rockland and Whitman were among 101 companies statewide to receive more than $8.4 million in Workforce Training Grant funds, which will enable the businesses to train current or newly hired workers, state officials said.VIEW DETAILS (PDF)
   
     
  PDF Grow your business by providing on-site English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) training to your workers! Workforce Training Fund Event held 2/04/16 to grow your business by providing on-site English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) training to your workers.

WFTF ESOL Training Event
(L to R: Dean Rizzo, Quincy Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Wan Wu, President of Kam Man Foods; Rep. Tackey Chan, Quincy; Joyce Livramento-Young, SSWIB; Sue Whitaker, SSWIB; Franklin Peralta, English for New Bostonians; Robert Duncan, Commonwealth Corporation) VIEW FLYER (PDF) VIEW AGENDA (PDF) VIEW PHOTOS (PDF)
   
     
  PDF Board Member Cindy Page receives SSWIB award
SSWIB recognizes Board Member Cindy Page VIEW PRESS RELEASE (PDF)
   
     
  PDF SSWIB Regional Resource Guide January 2016 VIEW Resource Guide (PDF)
   
     
  PDF Mass Bizworks Resource material for Businesses / Employers / Job seekers VIEW Resource Guide (PDF) VIEW Resource Card (PDF)
   
     
    SSWIB – Board member awards SSWIB board member Brilene Faherty of Weymouth, a Financial Specialist with The Bulfinch Group in Rockland, was recently honored by South Shore Stars as a winner of their annual 40 Under 40 competition. VIEW DETAILS
   
     
  PDF Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) signed into law on July 22, 2014 by President Barack Obama. VIEW DETAILS (PDF)
   
     
 
INITIATIVES
   
Workforce Training Fund Program:
The Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) provides Massachusetts businesses with the resources needed to invest in workforce development, improve employee skills, and maintain the economic strength and viability of the Commonwealth's businesses.

Training grants of up to $250,000 are available for: ESOL, Lean/Continuous Process Improvement, Six-Sigma, Adult Basic Education, Software and IT Skills, Project Management, Sales, CNC, Customer Service, Leadership and Management Skills, ISO, and many more.

There are 4 different grant programs: DOWNLOAD WTFP GRANT MENU (PDF)
 
 
General Program
Express Program
Regional Training Capacity
 Pilot Program

Technical Assistance Grants

Workplace Safety Training Grant: The Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) awards up to $25,000.00 to various organizations to fund workplace safety training. Eligible employers within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts covered by the Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Law (MGL CH. 152) may qualify for funding. Learn more here. VIEW SITE

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC): Employers can receive a Federal Tax Credit of up to $9,600 for each new hire that meets specified criteria. View complete details here.VIEW SITE

Training Opportunities for Adults: The South Shore region brings opportunities to adults seeking to upgrade their education and improve their marketable skills.
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Career Centers:
Plymouth Career Center
Quincy Career Center

The South Shore Workforce Investment Board is located at:
15 Cottage Avenue, Ste. 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Fax: 617-328-7381
www.southshorewib.org
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