New Bedford / Dartmouth / Fairhaven

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Adult Education and Employment Resources

Recursos para la Educación de Adultos y el Empleo Recursos Destinados à Educação de Adultos e ao Emprego 

Adult Education:

  • Bristol Community College |774.357.4002| 800 Purchase Street-New Bedford, MA 02740
    • https://bristolcc.edu/
      • Bristol Community College is a comprehensive community college offering more than 150 career and transfer programs of study that lead to an associate degree in science, arts, applied sciences, and certificates of accomplishment or achievement. 
  • GNB Voc-Tech Institute | 508.998.3321 ext. 195 | 1121 Ashley Boulevard New Bedford MA 02745
    • https://www.gnbvti.org
      • GNBVTI offers evening programs including Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Foreign Language, Medical, and Welding. In addition, there are several evening continuing education/licensure courses including Construction Supervisors, Electrical, OSHA, Plumbing, and Steam Engineering.
  • MassHire | 508.990.4000 | 618 Acushnet Avenue – New Bedford, MA 02740
    • https://www.mass.gov/locations/masshire-greater-new-bedford-career-center
      • Job search assistance, internet employment opportunities, resource library for job search, job matching, job fairs, on-site employer recruitment, labor market information, community resource information, job placement assistance, career counseling/planning, Veteran’s employment counseling, job application completion, resume development assistance, job clubs/networking, educational assessment, skills and interest assessment, continuing education information, financial aid assistance, interviewing guidance, re-employment opportunities, various job search workshops, On-The-Job Training opportunities, occupational skills training, GED, ABE and educational remediation programs.
  • UMASS Dartmouth | 508.910.9004 | 715 Purchase Street- New Bedford, MA 02740
    • https://www.umassd.edu/cas/workers-education/
      • The Workers’ Education Program (WEP) provides adult education classes including English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), and ESOL for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) classes. We are funded by the Adult and Community Learning Services division of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Employment Opportunities:

  • City of New Bedford Employment | 508.979.1444 | 133 William St – Room 212  New Bedford, MA 02740
    • https://www.newbedford-ma.gov/personnel/employment-opportunities/
      • The City of New Bedford has a residency requirement per the City Code of Ordinances.  Employees are required to be New Bedford residents at the time of appointment or will be subject to a 10% reduction in pay unless a specific waiver has been granted with specific approval of the Mayor and the City Council.
  • GNB Voc-Tech Employment | 508.998.3321 ext. 375 | 1121 Ashley Boulevard New Bedford, MA 02745
    • https://gnbvt.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
      • The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, homelessness, immigration or veteran status in its education programs and activities, including admission to or employment in such programs or activities.
  • HW Staffing Solutions | 508.994.6464 | 822 Mt. Pleasant St. New Bedford, MA 02745
    • https://www.hwstaffing.com/
      • Uncompromising personalized service to all customers and employees is the greatest accomplishment we can achieve. We strive every day to accomplish this goal and the goals of our customers and employees.
  • MassHire | 508.990.4000 | 618 Acushnet Avenue – New Bedford, MA 02740
    • https://www.mass.gov/locations/masshire-greater-new-bedford-career-center
      • Job search assistance, internet employment opportunities, resource library for job search, job matching, job fairs, on-site employer recruitment, labor market information, community resource information, job placement assistance, career counseling/planning, Veteran’s employment counseling, job application completion, resume development assistance, job clubs/networking, educational assessment, skills and interest assessment, continuing education information, financial aid assistance, interviewing guidance, re-employment opportunities, various job search workshops, On-The-Job Training opportunities, occupational skills training, GED, ABE and educational remediation programs.