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Workforce Support

What We Do 

Do you want to develop new job skills and improve your career?


CARECEN's workforce support program offers 32 workforce development workshops each year for all job seekers. These workshops cover a wide variety of useful topics, such as:

  • Resume writing

  • Interview techniques

  • Workers' legal rights

  • Essential workplace English 





CARECEN has partnered with the Office for New Americans to offer our Professional Pathways program. This program assists highly-skilled immigrants in obtaining job placement in their fields. Professional Pathways offers individualized job coaching, job upskilling opportunities, and job seeking strategies to job seekers who:

  • Reside in New York State

  • Have lived in the United States for less than 10 years

  • Have a degree, certificate, or professional experience from their country of origin

  • Have work authorization in the United States

Meet Our Job Coach

Leslie Pérez

Leslie is a native Long Islander of Puerto Rican descent. Much of her experience has been in the non-profit sector, and she is honored to be a part of the great team at CARECEN that contributes so much to the welfare of immigrants. Leslie lives in Holbrook with her husband, three teenage children and three crazy dogs.

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