Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Job Listing

Stationary Engineer

Southwest General Health Center

Location: Middleburg Heights

Salary: Salary not Determined

Job Type: Full-Time

Date Posted: Dec 23 2009

Job Description
Minimum Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma or equivalent with a 3rd Class Stationary Engineers License from the state of Ohio. Mechanical knowledge with Building Automation System training, ability to troubleshoot and repair pumps, air compressors and pneumatic systems and 2 years experience as a Stationary Engineer required.

Job Listing

Customer Service Respresentative

Parma Community General Hospital
Client Name: Parma Community General Hospital

Location: Parma

Salary: Salary not Determined

Job Type: Part-Time

Date Posted: Dec 23 2009

Job Description:
  • Responsible for maintaining customer service, generating sales, housekeeping, merchandising, signing, pricing, cash register operations (POS) and loss prevention.
  • Ensure that each customer receives excellent customer service by providing a customer friendly environment
  • Maintain an awareness of all product knowledge information, merchandise promotions, test merchandise and advertisements.
  • Assist in floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and store housekeeping.
  • Assist in processing and replenishing merchandise; participate in receiving and monitoring floor stock; ensure re-wraps are done promptly.
  • Stamp, mark, or tag prices on merchandise.
  • Accurately and efficiently complete all sales transactions and maintain proper cash and media accountabilities at POS register.
  • Assist in training of volunteers.
Previous retail or customer service experience preferred.
Must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Job Listing

Be a part of the 2010 Census Team!

Help your community have a successful 2010 Census and...
  • Earn good pay
  • Get paid weekly
  • Work flexible hours
  • Receive paid training
  • Receive reimbursement for authorized mileage and other work-related expenses 
Census takers work approximately 20 to 40 hours per week, primarily in the evenings and on weekends. In addition to the attractive pay, census takers receive paid training, and are reimbursed for authorized work-related expenses, such as mileage incurred while conducting census work.

Apply Today!

More information, including a practice test, is available at: www.2010censusjobs.gov or call our toll-free jobs line: 1-866-861-2010 FedRelay: 1-800-877-8339 TTY

Monday, December 7, 2009

Job Listing

Housing Quality Standard (HQS) inspector
In addition to the following, performs other related duties as required.
Performs inspections for Housing Choice Voucher Programs and processes paperwork involved with inspections; maintains statistical data and provides reports on inspections; handles landlord and tenant inquiries related to Housing Quality Standards (HQS) issues.

Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.

An example of an acceptable qualification for this position:

Completion of secondary education (high school or GED), plus two (2) years or more of experience in home maintenance, building rehabilitation, building inspection, or equivalent.


Must possess a valid State of Ohio driver’s license and remain insurable in accordance with the agency’s vehicle insurance policy; must possess certification as a Housing Quality Standard (HQS) inspector or obtain such certification within the first six (6) months after hire; must possess certification as a lead paint assessor or obtain such certification within six (6) months after hire.


  • Schedules initial, annual, special, and vacated unit inspections on a timely basis, utilizes computer and available software to send inspection schedule letters to tenant and landlord on a timely basis; keeps appointment book up to date at all times.
  • Conducts inspections and re-inspections of buildings/units for physical condition and structural soundness to determine feasibility for Housing Choice Voucher Program; ensures compliance with federal, state, and local building, health, and safety codes; prepares detailed unit inspection records and reports; describes in detail repair/rehabilitation requirements necessary to bring the property into compliance and up to an acceptable condition; certifies units in accord with established compliance standards.
  • Completes inspection booklets for annual, move-in, and special inspections and reinspections; maintains inspection booklets in accordance with established procedures; files inspection booklets in tenant file; provides a transcript of inspection results for those units that failed the housing quality standard (HQS) inspection in order to assist in the preparation of letters to tenants and landlords.
  • Communicates with landlords and realtors to secure standard housing for Housing Choice Voucher Residents.
  • Determines and documents violations and fails any units in violation of standards; processes failed inspections accurately and timely; sends letters to tenants and landlords; schedules reinspections.
  • Prepares weekly staff reports on work performed, SEMAP audit, and other Section 8 issues; prepares other documentation related to Section 8 inspections.
  • Performs rent reasonableness comparisons and calculations utilizing proscribed methods and data from the private rental market, etc.
  • Investigates and verifies or denies verification of complaints of non-compliance of leave agreements.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries about the available Section 8 programs; serves as liaison between the agency and other governmental, housing, and service organizations in order to facilitate the delivery and coordination of services to tenants and applicants.
  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
  • Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
  • Maintains required certification.


  • Attends training programs.
  • Establishes and confirms dates housing units meet Housing Quality Standards and/or tenant move-in dates to assist with the processing of Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) contracts.
  • Develops and maintains contacts within private rental landlords to collect and maintain data and information for an up-to-date rent reasonableness comparison data base for all parts of Lake County.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE CHARACTERISTICS: (*indicates developed after employment)
Knowledge of: agency policies and procedures;* rules and regulations governing Housing Choice Voucher Program housing quality standards; English grammar and spelling; inspection techniques; basic construction, plumbing, and electrical standards; applicable national, state, and local codes; office practices and procedures.

Skill in: computer operation; use of modern office equipment; use or operation of tools or instruments used in housing inspections (e.g., circuit tester, tape measure, etc.).

Ability to: recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; exercise independent judgment and discretion; understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, and regulation to specific situations; communicate effectively; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and the general public; develop and maintain effective working relationships; prepare accurate documentation; travel to and gain access to work sites.





The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive.
Computer and other standard business office equipment; automobile.

The employee: is exposed to chemicals found in an office environment (toner, correction fluid, etc.); may be exposed to unsanitary conditions at inspection sites; may be exposed to irate or emotionally distraught individuals; must be able to go up and down stairs; is exposed to damp basements.

Note: In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this is considered light work.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Commitment: Sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works hard/smart to achieve them; strives for results and success; conveys a sense of urgency and brings issues to closure; persists despite obstacles and opposition.

Customer Service: Meets/exceeds the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; identifies, understands, monitors and measures the needs of both internal and external customers; talks and acts with customers in mind. Recognizes work colleagues as customers.

Effective Communication: Ensures important information is passed to those who need to know; conveys necessary information clearly and effectively orally or in writing. Demonstrates attention to, and conveys understanding of, the comments and questions of others; listens effectively.

Responsiveness and Accountability: Demonstrates a high level of conscientiousness; holds oneself personally responsible for one's own work; does fair share of work.

Company Profile
Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Listing

Dietary Server
Hospice of the Western Reserve
Location: Cleveland, OH
Salary: Salary not Determined
Job Type: Part-Time
Shift: 1st
Travel: 0%
Reports To: Dietary Supervisor
Job Description
  • This position prepares and serves meals, washes dishes and cleans kitchen.

  • Must be able to read, write and carry out instructions.
401K, Dental, Holidays, Life, Medical, Paid Time Off, Prescription, Tuition Reimbursement, Vacation
Contact Details
Dorothy Longshaw Email: dlongshaw@hospicewr.org Telephone: 216 383-6679

Job Listing

Customer Service /Data Entry Representative

ACOR Orthopaedic, Inc.
Location: Warrensville Hts / Cleveland
Salary: Salary not Determined
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: DAY
Date Posted: Nov 13 2009

Job Description

Customer Service /Data Entry Representative 
Join our fast-paced environment as an integral team member of our Tech Support / Customer Service Department. Acor Orthopaedic, Inc. is a leading national manufacturer and distributor of custom footwear, orthopedic devices and many pedorthic products for over 35 years. A company fortunate enough to be on the more positive side of today's economy.

We have an immediate opening for an experienced data entry / customer support representative. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, an excellent communicator, and well organized. This position is the front line to our professional customers, a background in a manufacturing environment is a plus. 
  • Requirements: 3-5 years Data Entry / Customer Support experience.
  • Strong attention to detail for accurate data entry.
  • Ability to multi-task independently in a diverse arena.
  • Have a desire to be part of a team and give positive support towards the company's goals.
  • Works well with other team members
  • To apply, please submit resume via email to jobs@acor.com *No phone calls please*
For over 30 years our organization has been an innovative source of comfort footwear & footwear related products. Since our inception we have grown to a national & international industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of quality footwear products.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Job Listing

TITLE: 110-09 Janitor (Full-time, 12-month position)
SALARY RANGE: Min. $8.59 - Mdpt. $9.02 (Commensurate with Experience)
SITE: Catholic Charities Community Services – Cuyahoga County – ELC

Basic Function :

Under general supervision, is directly responsible for cleaning assigned areas of the facility and set-up/clean-up for meetings and activities.

Responsibilities :

  • Under direction, ensure that the activities of this position and relevant programs are consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the Secretariat for Catholic Charities Health and Human Services and Catholic Charities Services Corporation.
  • Clean the interior of the building, including: hallways, floors and restrooms. Sweep, vacuum, and mop hallways and offices. Strip and wax floors. Shampoo carpets as needed.
  • Dust, polish, and wax furniture, fixtures, and floors.
  • Collect trash, waste paper, and scrap for disposal.
  • Set up for meetings, activities as necessary.
  • Wash windows; wash and hang curtains and blinds as necessary.
  • Maintain outside property, including: removing snow and ice; cutting, edging and watering the lawn; trash removal; and maintain and clean playground area.
  • Participate in the recruitment of children for the Head Start program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed.

Requirements :
  • While no specific educational level, or job related experience is stated, position requires the ability to understand and follow basic instructions and to communicate simple, job-related issues.
  • Must have a basic understanding of painting, plumbing, electrical and carpentry trades.
  • One to three years of janitorial experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in human services setting preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.
  • A verified safe driving record in the State of Ohio with no greater than four (4) points, and provide a copy of license.
  • Medical statement signed by physician or certified nurse practitioner required.
  • Must have good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be able to use vacuum, rug shampooer, mop, washer/dryer, and other common household appliances.
  • Must be able to effectively and productively work with people of very diverse economic, cultural, and administrative backgrounds.
  • Lifting and carrying up to 50 or more pounds required.
  • Final applicant is required to be fingerprinted to complete background check.
Catholic Charities
7911 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland , Ohio 44102
Fax: 216-334-2914
Alternatively, you may email your resume to cchr@clevelandcatholiccharities.org, or visit our website www.clevelandcatholiccharities.org
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Listing

Training and Development Assistant

Hospice of the Western Reserve
Location: Cleveland, OH
Salary: Salary not Determined
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: 1st
Travel: 30%
Reports To: Director of Referrals and Admissions

Date Posted: Sep 30 2009
Under the guidance of the Training and Development Coordinator and the Director of Referrals and Admissions, implements, coordinates and evaluates training and development programs and other agency strategies whiuch will allow members of administrative and clinical transdisciplinary teams to acquire andmaintain skills that build relationships with one another, and with patients, families, community and professional resources through the culture and mission of Hospice of the Western Reserve.

Requirements: College courses completed related to field; associates degree preferred; one to two years experience in hospice preferred; experience in education, training and development and group facilitation strongly preferred; history of sales/marketing experience helpful.

401K, Dental, Holidays, Life, Medical, Paid Time Off, Prescription, Tuition Reimbursement, Vacation

Contact Details
Name: Dorothy Longshaw Email: dlongshaw@hospicewr.org Telephone: 216 383-6679

Job Listing


Catholic Charities Health and Human Services
TITLE: 105-09 Driver (Part-time, 15 hours per week)

SALARY RANGE: Min. $8.74 Mdpt. $10.92 (Commensurate with experience)
SERVICE SITE: Catholic Charities Community Services – Cuyahoga County – Fatima Family Center – Youth Recreation Program

Basic Function:

With direct supervision, operate and maintain van equipment. Maintain records of use, mileage, repairs and service.


  • Under direction, ensure that the activities of this position and relevant programs are consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the Secretariat for Catholic Charities Health and Human Services and Catholic Charities Services Corporation.
  • Operate passenger van in transporting people, equipment, material and supplies in accordance with traffic regulations pertaining to the assigned vehicle.
  • Assist in loading and unloading equipment, material, and supplies.
  • Assist client(s) in transferring to and from the client(s) home which includes helping the client into and coming out of the vehicle; assisting the client to and from the trip destination point as necessary to assure that client(s) safely reach their destination.
  • Take necessary precautions to ensure the safety of passengers, equipment, and cargo.
  • Service vehicle as required with gas, oil and coolant and perform other preventative maintenance tasks as required to maintain vehicle according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Clean and wash vehicle as necessary, inside and out, to remove salt deposits, dust, dirt, or other debris.
  • Check all headlights, taillights, turn signals, brake lights, hazard lights, and tires; exhaust system, hand brakes, etc., to verify safety systems of the assigned vehicle are in proper working order. Maintain records indicating date, items inspected, defects noted, repair dates, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed.

  • Combination of education and experience normally represented by a High School diploma or equivalent with a minimum of two years of licensed driving experience.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.
  • A verified safe driving record in the State of Ohio with no greater than four (4) points, and provide a copy of license. Driving record will be obtained through Motor Vehicle Abstract.
  • Must have a documented signed statement from a licensed physician stating there are no medical or physical conditions that could interfere with safe driving, passenger assistance, emergency treatment activity and jeopardize the health and welfare of a client or the general public.
  • Must pass an alcohol and drug test conducted by an institution approved by the Ohio Medical Transportation Board.
  • Must have good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to document services delivered.
  • Current certification in First Aid and CPR or attained within six (6) months from date of hire.
  • Must have a certificate of completion of a Defensive Driving course attained within six (6) months from date of hire, with a 4 hour refresher course every three (3) years thereafter.
  • If transporting older and/or disabled adults, must have a certificate of completion of a DRIVE – Transporting Older and Disabled Adults course attained within six (6) months from date of hire, and complete a DRIVE – Refresher course every three (3) years thereafter.
  • Must complete bloodborne pathogens and wheelchair securement trainings within six (6) months from date of hire.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to show patience and courtesy when working with people.
  • Final applicant is required to be fingerprinted to complete background check.


Catholic Charities
7911 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44102
Fax: 216-334-2914
Alternatively, you may email your resume to cchr@clevelandcatholiccharities.org, or visit our website www.clevelandcatholiccharities.org
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

World AIDS Day, December 1, 2009

Tuesday, December 1st is World AIDS Day. This is an important day for us to remember the friends, family, and community members who we have lost to AIDS, and to honor those working to respond to HIV.

Every nine and a half minutes someone in the United States becomes infected with HIV. And a lot of people that have HIV don’t know they are infected. There is help and treatment available – which is why it is so important to know if you have HIV.

To find an HIV testing center near you:

Visit www.HIVtest.org, a national listing of HIV testing facilities from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). By simply entering your zip code, you can find a listing of places to get an HIV test.

Call the CDC Information Line, at 1-800-CDC-Info (1-800-232-4636). You can call anytime and someone will answer your questions and help you find a free or inexpensive testing center. This is a toll-free call.

Please share this information with your friends and family. Together we can address HIV and AIDS in our communities.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Many community groups are offering free meals for people in need during the Thanksgiving season. Below is a list of other free meals:
  • 3:30 p.m., Morning Star Baptist Church, 10250 Shaker Blvd., Cleveland.
  • 5 p.m., 2nd Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 1881 East 71st St.
Tuesday, Nov. 24:
  • 4 p.m., Beulah Baptist Church, 5708 Woodland Ave., Cleveland.
  • 5 p.m., Philemon Community Baptist Church, 12618 Shaw Ave., Cleveland
Wednesday, Nov. 25:
  • 11 a.m., Faith Community Church, 2355 East 55th St., Cleveland
  • Noon, Werner Community Church, 2572 Martin Luther King Dr., Cleveland
  • 4 p.m., Community AME Church, 5805 Lexington Ave., Cleveland
  • 4 p.m., Northeast Church, 8108 Pulaski Ave., Cleveland
  • 5:30 p.m., Bethany Christian Church, 3940 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Cleveland
  • 5:30 p.m., CACC #3, 17625 Grovewood Ave., Cleveland
  • 5:30 p.m., East Glenville Supper Place, 12651 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland
Thursday, Nov. 26:
  • 8 a.m., hot breakfast, OLA/St. Joseph Center, 2346 West 14th St., Cleveland.
  • 11 a.m., St. Augustine Catholic Church, 2486 West 14th St.
  • 11 a.m., St. Andrew Kim Catholic Church, 2310 West 14th St.
  • 11 a.m., St. Colman Catholic Church, 2027 West 65th St.
  • 11 a.m., King-Kennedy Estates -- North Building, 2501 East 59th St.
  • 11 a.m., Fifth Christian Church, 14109 Benwood Ave.
  • 11 a.m., St. Luke Episcopal Church, 1349 West 75th St.
  • 11 a.m., Rockhill Ministries, 11739 Kinsman Road, Cleveland.
  • 11 a.m., Harbor Light, 1710 Prospect Ave.
  • 11 a.m., Lorain Catholic Charities Family Center, 203 Eighth St.
  • 11 a.m., Imani Church, 1505 East 260th St., Euclid.
  • 11 a.m., Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, 12707 Superior Ave., East Cleveland
  • 11 a.m., Mentor United Methodist Church, 8600 Mentor Ave. For transportation or homebound meals, contact 440-255-3496.
  • 11:30 p.m., St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
  • 11:30 a.m. , Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 1800 Steese Road, Green Township.
  • Noon, Shiloh Baptist Church, 5500 Scovill Ave., Cleveland.
  • Noon, Garfield Heights United Methodist Church, 4977 Turney Road.
  • Noon, St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 8601 Wade Park Ave.
  • Noon, St. Anselm Church, Kelly Hall, 12969 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township.
  • Noon, Grace Evangelical Church, 14951 Auburn Road, Newbury Township.
  • 1 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 13001 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights, preceded by games and activities at 12:30. Please reserve a seat at 216-321-2790.
  • 1 p.m., Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church, 11680 Royalton Road, North Royalton. For optional reservations or homebound meals, call 440-237-7958.
  • 2 p.m., Friendship Mennonite Church, 21881 Libby Road, Bedford Heights.
  • 4:30 p.m., Cory Kitchen, 1115 East 105th St.
Saturday, Nov. 28:
  • Noon, St. James AME Church, 8401 Cedar Ave., Cleveland.
  • 4:30 p.m., Dunham Avenue Church, 1629 East 66th St., Cleveland.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

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Program Assistant

Cuyahoga Community College
Job Reference: PT231-10
Location: Cleveland Ohio
Salary: Salary not Determined
Job Type: Part-Time
Travel: 0%
Reports To: Associate Dean

Date Posted: Nov 5 2009

Maintains accurate program records. Assists in the preparation and monitoring of budgets as required. Prepares correspondence, grant proposals and other complex documents. Screens incoming calls and correspondence and responds independently when possible. Assists in the data collection and preparation of program reports. Determines the proper disposition of inter-office and external mail. Establishes and maintains an efficient program filing system

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of two years of previous office or program support experience.
  • Keyboarding, Basic word processing (MSWord) skills
  • Ability to comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to prepare routine correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Preferred Qualifications:
Database management skills are preferred.


Engineering Coordinator

Client Name: Weldon Pump
Location: Oakwood Village, Ohio
Salary: $20,000 - $30,000
Job Type: Contractor
Date Posted: Nov 6 2009

Job Description
Engineering Assistant

1. Help organize engineering projects, documents, etc.
2. File drawings and other engineering documents
3. Some technical writing
4. Highly skilled ProE/AutoCAD user
5. Drawing revisions
6. Proficient with Microsoft Office
7. Highly skilled in Microsoft Access
8. Strong communication skills
9. Will gain experience in aerospace industry and with FAA

Company Profile
Manufacturer of pumps, valves and other components.
Contact Details
Name: Blaine McKelvey Telephone: 440-232-2282


Department Coordinator I

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
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Job Reference: CBSRC-881026
Client Name: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Location: Cleveland
Salary: Salary not Determined
Job Type: Full-Time

Date Posted: Nov 7 2009

Under the general supervision of the Division Administrator and the Division Chairman, provides direct support and coordinates administrative activities for the Division.
Excellent communication/interpersonal skills necessary to interface with all levels of individuals within the organization and externally. Strong knowledge of clerical functions and office practices. Strong organizational skills to coordinate a multitude of administrative activities, functions and coordinate the work of others. Strongly proficient in computer systems applications. Excellent project management skills. Typical physical demands include manual dexterity sufficient to operate PC and other basic office equipment.

Minimum five years extensive business office experience to include coordination of multiple functions, some basic budget and accounting; and coordination of work activities of others demonstrated thorough basic work leading or special project assignments.

Manual dexterity sufficienty to operate CRT and other basic office equipment.


Client Name: Gottlieb & Sons Inc
Location: Cleveland
Salary: Salary not Determined
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: 1st
Travel: 0%

Date Posted: Nov 9 2009

Job Description
Established downtown manufacturer/wholesaler has an immediate opening for a quality individual. Candidate must have excellent organizational skills and can work in a fast paced environment. Excel/Word computer skills a must. Secure position with no layoffs. Forty hours, vacation, and profit sharing. All qualified candidates must be bondable and will receive an extensive background check.

  • Ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Excel/Word computer skills
  • Ability to handle and work with very small items
  • Experience in the fine jewelry industry encouraged

Email or fax your resume to: craig@gottlieb-sons.com or fax 216-696-7704


A number of restaurants are offering free meals to honor our Veterans and Military personnel this Veteran's Day, Nov. 11th. or Nov. 16th.

APPLEBEES: Veterans & Active Duty Military Eat FREE (entree dinner), with proof of service, all day Wednesday, Nov. 11th. Drinks & tips not included. Applebees Locations (closet three to downtown Cleveland but there are about 15 locations in the Greater CLeveland area):
3401 Steelyard Drive Cleveland, OH 44109 (216) 661-3756
4800 Ridge Road - RPS Brooklyn, OH 44144
4191 Rockside Rd. Independence, OH 44131 (216) 328-0376

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE: Veterans & Active Duty Military get FREE Drink & Bloomin Onion (appetizer), with proof of service, all day Wednesday, Nov. 11th. Outback Locations:
6950 Ridge Road Parma, OH 44129 (440) 842-6114
6100 Rockside Place Independence, OH 44131 216-520-3544
5708 Mayfield Road Lyndhurst, OH 44124 (440) 449-8557

KRISPY KREME DONUTS: Veterans & Active Duty Military get ONE FREE Donut of choice on Wednesday, Nov. 11th. Krispy Kreme Locations:
6907 Pearl Road Middleburg Heights, OH 44130 Phone: 440-845-1111

GOLDEN CORRAL: Veterans & Active Duty Military Eat FREE dinner, NO proof required, from 5pm - 9pm on MONDAY, Nov. 16th. Golden Corral Locations:
8696 BROOKPARK ROAD 44129 (216)635-0878

Monday, November 9, 2009

Tips to keep healthy during the Cold and Flu season

With the Cold and Flu season here and the additional threat of the H1N1 virus, CCVM would like to offer you some helpful tips to keep healthy:

1. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available. Try saying you ABC’s to yourself.

2. Avoid touching your nose, mouth and eyes.

3. Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue, or cough and sneeze into your upper sleeve. Dispose of tissues in no-touch trash receptacles.

4. Wash your hands or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose.

5. Keep frequently touched common surfaces clean. For example, telephones, computer equipment, etc.

6. Try not to use others’ phones, desks, offices, or other work tools and equipment. If necessary, consider cleaning them first with a disinfectant.

7. Maintain a healthy lifestyle; attention to rest, diet, exercise, and relaxation helps maintain physical and emotional health.

8. Stay away from others if you are sick with influenza-like illness for example, fever or chills AND cough or sore throat. In addition, symptoms of flu can include runny nose, body aches, headache, tiredness, diarrhea, or vomiting. CDC recommends that sick workers stay home if they are ill with influenza-like illness until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever (100° F [37.8° C] or greater) or signs of a fever without the use of fever-reducing medications. This would require employees to stay home for 3 to 5 days in most cases. CDC recommends this time period away from work regardless of whether or not antiviral medications are used.

For more information about where to get Flu shots and H1N1 vaccinations dial 2-1-1

Utilities Resource Fair

Utilities Resource Fair

On Monday, November 16, 2009 the Cuyahoga Employment & Family Services will be hosting a Utilities Resource Fair at the Trinity Commons, 2230 Euclid Ave, from 9a to 5p.

Cold weather resources will be available at this event. Information provided from Community Action agencies, Utility Companies and Government Agencies for enrollment assistance to HEAP, PIP, Weatherization, Ohio Benefits Bank and Healthy Start programs as well as Earned Income tax Credit and Credit Report resources. For more information you can call (216) 987-8595 or visit www.employment.cuyahogacounty.us

Monday, September 28, 2009

Top 10 Ways to Conquer Your Job Search

So you’re apprehensive about your job search? With the present economic climate, more and more of us find ourselves ready to embark on the road to a new job but, unfortunately, that path can look trying. Whether you’re a recent college grad or a seasoned business professional, searching for a new job is by no means a piece of cake.

More than 4,600 Beyond.com Network members participated in a recent survey that asked. “What do you think is the hardest part about searching for a job?” As a result, more than 35 percent of participants reveal that merely getting started is the hardest part.

So, is it because most people just don’t know where to begin? Or is it the overall job search that causes many people to drag their feet? Regardless of the reasons why getting started poses the biggest challenge, here are ten easy steps to kick start your job search into high gear:

1. Get Organized – Making a structured plan is crucial to having a successful job hunt. Set aside time in your schedule specifically dedicated to your search so you can give it your full attention. In addition, creating a file system is a great way to stay organized. After you submit a resume, create a folder exclusively for that company. That way, when they call, you will be prepared with the information you need to answer any initial questions they have for you. This tells the employer that you are an enthusiastic and prepared candidate and will definitely land you an interview.

2. Find Your Passion – It’s much easier to commit to your job search when you’re pursuing your dream job. If you are like many of us—unsure about what you want to do in your career, consider employing the help of a of a professional career coach. On a budget? Consider a free online career assessment test to help point you in the right direction.

3. Do Some Digging – Now that you’ve decided what you want to do, its time to do some research. Being an informed job seeker is critical in a competitive market. Researching and collecting as much information about your area of interest, open positions, and potential employers is crucial to your job search. Access industry trends, trade publications, and company research tools to keep you at the top of your game.

4. Ramp Up Your Resume – At this point in your job search, you should be excited that you’re working towards landing a job you’ll love and are on the path to becoming a very knowledgeable candidate. It’s now time to take on the challenge of creating a powerful resume. Roughly 22 percent of job seekers say that updating/crafting their resume is the most difficult part in seeking a new job. According to CareerPerfect.com, landing a job is 70 percent presentation and 30 percent actual skills and abilities. But there is no need to panic; there are several ways to create the perfect resume. One of the easiest is to employ the help of a professional. An expert knows exactly what employers are looking for and will construct a resume that best presents you as a must have employee. On a budget? Access great tips from these helpful articles about crafting the perfect resume.

5. Utilize Your Friends & Family – Finding a great job can sometimes come down to knowing the right person and/or being in the right place at the right time. Spread the word to your friends, family, business associates, neighbors…etc to let them know that you are in the market for a new job. You’ll be surprised to find out how many people in your network are ready and willing to assist you in your job search. They can help you to find resources, build contacts and keep you on track.

6. Find Your Niche – It’s time to get specific! Searching jobs online by niche is the most useful way to truly target your job hunt. Niche sites permit both job seekers and employers to narrow down the search by channeling focus to specific locations and industries. This method not only speeds up the job search process, but also matches you to the positions that are your best fit.

7. Market Yourself – Taking the extra step in your job search to stand out from other candidates will only improve your marketability. Investing in a personal background check and creating video resume will set you apart from other job seekers. In addition, create your personal online career portfolio to make a great first impression on potential employers by showcasing your skills and abilities in a fresh and unique format. Taking the initiative to go above and beyond truly allows employers to recognize the passion, drive and commitment you possess and their organization needs. Looking for additional ways to stand out? Consider a featured resume listing or distributing your resume to thousands of potential employers.

8. Update Your Social Networking Page – Since social networking sites are now seen as a professional networking tool, it is important to remember that when participating in these sites, you are creating an online image that will make a good impression on someone who may be looking to hire you.

9. Master the Interview – More than 20 percent of business professionals say that the interview is the most challenging aspect of the job search. Shake those interview nerves by getting organized and practicing answers to common interview questions before the interview. On the day of the interview make sure to make a positive impact, ask the right questions and follow up with the interviewer to thank them for their time.

10. Stay Positive – Preserve your optimism! If you’re down during your job search interviewers can hear it and see it. So maintaining a positive outlook is extremely important. If disappointment arises, do little things to keep your spirits up like exercising, eating right, getting out of the house, and sticking to a schedule to keep you on track and feeling accomplished.

Although beginning the job search may seem strenuous and frustrating, there are many ways to simplify the process. By following these ten easy steps, you will be well on your way to landing your dream job. For more information on succeeding in your job search, visit our career resources.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

8-week training program for Dental Front Office Jobs

Cuyahoga Community College offers Cleveland’s only Dental Front Office Training Program to prepare your members for a career in dental business administration.

· Dentists are seeking candidates with basic dental office skills and a desire to work with people.
· The dental field offers favorable working hours- minimal to no weekend/evening work.
· Dentistry offers a smaller office setting where employees get to know their patients and their families!
· Program can be completed in eight weeks.
· No Certification Exam is required- a plus for members with test anxiety!

Attached find the fall class schedule for this program.

Please call our Program Manager, Barbara Neilsen for more information at 216/987-3187 or e-mail Barbara.Neilsen@tri-c.edu

Monday, September 21, 2009

Announcing the 2009 Homeless to Housed Fair

The 2009 Homeless to Housed-housing Fair will take place this Friday, September 25, 2009 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Bishop Cosgrove Center ~ 1736 Superior Ave. The Housing Fair will provide homeless individuals some guidance on where to go to find housing. There will be several homeless and housing agencies in attendance such as NEOCH, EDEN Inc., Housing Cleveland.org, and Cleveland Tenants Organization. Representatives from HUD and CMHA will also be available to take applications and answer questions. Volunteers will be available to assist with completion of applications and lunch and refreshments will be served.

If you plan on attending this event you are advised to bring  
  1. Birth Certificates
  2. Valid State ID
  3. Proof of name letter
  4. Social Security Card or print out

Cleveland Community Voicemail will also be present to assign those without a phone a Community Voice Mail number!

For more information contact Randy Cunningham at btg@clevelandtenants.org or call (216) 432-0616

Monday, August 31, 2009

Increase your marketability in this Job Market!!

FREE, FREE, FREE Computer Class

Computer skills are essential to finding, obtaining and retaining employment. It is increasingly more probable that you will have to use a computer to find and apply to open position. Even in jobs that do not require you to be proficient with computers to perform your day to day duties, once on the job you may have to clock-in and out, submit timecards, or receive important employee information using a computer. For these reasons a basic understanding of computer hardware and software, especially word processing and email, is important.

The Cleveland Public Library is currently offering FREE computer classes so that you can increase your marketability in this job market!! The classes offered rage from introductory sessions for beginners wanting to learn the basics of using a computers to sessions for the more experienced user in creating and using an email accounts, creating resumes, online job searching and for those wanting to familiarize themselves with Microsoft programs like Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.

Computer classes are offered at most branches and it is encouraged that you call to reserve your seat prior to class. For more information and to get referrals to branch classes call (216) 623-2980, visit clc.cpl.org or visit any of your Cleveland Public Library branches.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Did you know there is a free community service you can use to get information about social, health and government resources 24 hours a day, every day?

2-1-1/First Call For Help maintains information on nearly 2,000 health and human service agencies serving Cuyahoga, Geauga and Medina Counties. Together, these agencies offer over 10,000 different services available to you.

Unlike 4-1-1 for directory assistance and 9-1-1 for emergency calls, 2-1-1 is for non-emergency calls related to health and social services and is free!

Information provided through 2-1-1 includes such services as:
  • Basic needs such as food, clothing, housing and utility assistance.
  • Health and mental health resources such as Medicaid, Medicare, community clinics, support groups and counseling
  • Work support such as job training and education programs.
  • Financial management, budgeting, tax assistance and credit counseling programs
  • Supports for older adults and persons with disabilities such as adult day care, Meals on Wheels, home health care and transportation.
  • Youth and family services such as Head Start, recreation programs, parenting help, child support and custody, mentoring and tutoring …and much more, including agencies that accept your donated items
  • Re-entry/ex-offender programs and services.
2-1-1/First Call For Help can assist anyone looking for social service, health and government resources in Cuyahoga, Geauga, or Medina counties. Last year, over 100,000 people were helped. You can call for yourself, a friend, or a family member.

The database contains detailed information on each program including a description, eligibility, required documents, intake/access method, fees, hours of service and phone numbers. In addition, we have information on the agency, such as its web site, name of the executive director, year organized, travel instructions and other items.

Simply call 2-1-1 from any phone to be connected or visit www.211cleveland.org to search the database.