WESTERLY — The Jonnycake Center of Westerly will offer the Westerly Regional Real Jobs Program, a six-week paid job training program, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 16, for Rhode Island residents age 18 and older. Classes will be held at the Jonnycake Center at 23 Industrial Drive.

The program, part of Real Jobs Rhode Island, will offer help for people seeking employment while looking to upgrade their skills. The program features paid training in soft skills, computer skills, résumé writing and interviewing strategies. Certifications in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ServSafe Alcohol, and ServSafe Food Handler are awarded. At the end of the training period, participants are placed in a paid internship at a local business or organization. The program will provide candidates with new certifications and improved workplace abilities.

For more information, including how to register, call Elizabeth Wyllie at 401-377-8069, ext. 115, or email ewyllie@jonnycake.org.

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