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From: "George Holliday" george.holliday1 at verizon.net
Statler Center News on Jobs for Disabled
March 15, 2012
For all BVA membership and key contacts the Statler Center newsletter is below with information about its training programs for blind in hospitality industry positions.
The National Statler Center for Careers in Hospitality Service
A Program of the Olmsted Center for Sight
Volume 7 Number 1 E-Newsletter March 2012 SPECIAL EDITION
Apply Immediately for May 9, 2012
Applications are being accepted for our next class which commences on May 9, 2012 for both Hospitality and Contact Center classes. Contact Jeff Pease at 716-888-4526 or jpease at StatlerCenter.org
May 9: Classes begin for Hospitality and Contact Centers
State Agencies and others need to Refer Students Now!
Seats are beginning to fill for the 10-week Statler Center Hospitality class, and the 7-week Customer Service and Contact Center class beginning May 9, 2012. The Hospitality class offers extensive training in all aspects of the hotel, travel and tourism industries, and includes technology training and three weeks of on-the-job training at esteemed local hotels, convention centers and businesses. The Contact Center class covers all facets needed to deliver superior customer service, as well as technology skills, and hands-on experience working on live commercial accounts in the Olmsted Contact Center.
Apply online today at “How to Apply for Enrollment” at www.StatlerCenter.org, or by calling Jeff Pease at 716-888-4526 or jpease at StatlerCenter.org
Placement Services Reach 82% Success
With a dedicated staff of Job Placement experts, Statler has achieved an enviable 82% placement rate for Graduates. Hospitality positions range from hotel front desk, switchboard, security, guest services and many more in the hospitality, travel and tourism industry. Contact Center jobs include customer service representatives, transportation dispatch, call centers plus others. In addition, the skills Statler teaches are transferrable to many other industries.
Regarding a 2010 Graduate, Physically Disabled
Ken not only earned the skills to find competitive employment, he also gained self confidence. He has joined a stroke victim support group and plans to become a presenter at the National Stroke Association. He speaks about life and work with a disability and how coming to the Statler program turned everything around for him.
>From a 2011 Graduate, Legally Blind
”I have accepted a position as a Restaurant Manager at Furnace Creek Inn, in Death Valley National Park.
I consider my time at Statler as one of the greatest experiences of my life”
>From a 2011 Graduate now working at Comcast, Legally Blind
“…they really like me so they offered me $14.50 plus you saw some of the extras and this is awesome. I am very happy and excited to say the least. Thanks to all you guys over there, I owe you greatly!”
Job Club and Training Workshops
Statler hosts frequent Job Club sessions, where attendees learn about job search skills and job opportunities, while hearing from business leaders and graduates speaking about the job search process. Upcoming Job Clubs will be held on February 22, March 28, May 2 and June 6. Contact Chaunci Hinton at 716-888-4629 or chinton at StatlerCenter.org. for details and registration..
2012 Statler and STEC Training Calendar
Statler Hospitality Program
BUFFALO, NY -- May 9 – July 19, 2012
STEC Customer Service & Contact Center Program
BUFFALO, NY -- May 9 – June 27, 2012
Time to Enroll Now!
Enroll today! Go to “How to Apply for Enrollment” at www.StatlerCenter.org or contact Jeff Pease at 716-888-4526 or jpease at StatlerCenter.org
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