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Free Computer Classes! What do you want to learn?

The Brack Career Center is working in partnership with a technical trainer to develop free computer skills training for our community. Courses will be developed for the most popular requests and rolled out in mid to late October.

If you are interested in training, complete the survey so we can better understand what level and type of training would be most helpful.

Thank you for your participation. We are looking forward to bringing these courses to all Natick residents who are interested!

The Joan H. Brack Career Development Center provides a wide range of client-centered employment and career development services for clients of all skill levels, including those who are unemployed, entering the job market for the first time, or considering a career change. This offering is available for all Natick residents at no cost.

The center offers assistance in the following areas:

  • Career counseling and mentoring
    • Career interest and skills assessment
    • Job search strategy and application support
    • Interview and follow up techniques
  • Personal brand and marketing
    • Resume and on-line profile development
    • Effective networking
  • Job retention counseling and support

We focus on building confidence and self-esteem during one-on-one coaching sessions designed to help clients identify their unique strengths and aptitudes.

In addition to individual coaching sessions, the Brack Center offers training workshops devoted to vocational self-assessment and building an accurate sense of self-worth and self-efficacy.

For more information, please contact Rachel Vingsness at rvingsness@natickservicecouncil.org or at (508)655-1791.

To deliver on its mission Natick Service Council’s Brack Center is proud to partner with like-minded organizations such as Morse Library Institute, South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) and Massachusetts Council on Aging.

NSC Partners with Achieve Program!

The Natick Service Council is proud to partner with the Natick Public School's highly acclaimed Achieve Program.  The Achieve program is designed to address the needs of Natick High School students, who, after successfully completing the Life Skills Program, need additional training and guidance to attain the greatest possible levels of independence with their personal, social, and vocational choices.

The program, designed for young adults (18-22) with significant physical and cognitive challenges, is designed to motivate and challenge young adults, while developing lifelong skills and strategies. The primary areas of focus include: independent living skills, vocational education, training and placement, and community awareness & access.