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MakeIT Haverhill Offers Free Computer Classes in April and May; Free Chromebooks for Grads

February 28, 2024

MakeIT Haverhill is registering those interested in taking free basic and intermediate computer classes during April and May.

MakeIT Haverhill Offers Free Computer Classes in English and Spanish Jan. 4

December 27, 2023

MakeIT Haverhill is again offering free computer classes to help people obtain the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in today’s digital world.

MakeIT Haverhill Job Fair Nov. 16 Offers Variety of Skilled and Entry Level Positions

November 10, 2023

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Home Instead, the Massachusetts Trial Court, Coastal Industries Windows and Doors, L’Arche Boston North, Haverhill Public Schools, Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods, Opportunity Works and Department of Developmental Services are among the employers showcasing job opportunities when MakeIT Haverhill holds its November job fair next week.

The role of a lifetime was more than just a role for Noah Greenstein 

August 11, 2023

Bored by the isolation he experienced during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Haverhill’s Noah Greenstein looked online to connect with people who shared his passion for theater.

Cannabis, Printing, Health and Other Employers Hiring at April 27 MakeIT Haverhill Job Fair

April 21, 2023

Employers will be interviewing for a variety of jobs—including those in the cannabis, offset printing, health care and social service sectors—at MakeIT Haverhill’s April 27 job fair.

WHAV NEWS: Postal Service, State Department of Developmental Services Jobs at Job Fair Thursday

February 13, 2023

Federal and state jobs, along with those in the private sector, are among those on tap this Thursday when MakeIT Haverhill offers its latest job fair and career training event...

The Haverhill Journal – Sweet Paws Rescue; VIP Walk for Peace; MakeIT Haverhill’s Program Director

            October 27, 2022

 We  join in the V.I.P Haverhill Walk for Peace and meet MakeIT  Haverhill’s new Program Director, Lisbeth Valdez, all on October’s new Haverhill Journal!

Army National Guard, State DDS, Others at MakeIT Haverhill Job Fair Feb. 29

February 23, 2024

The Massachusetts Army National Guard, Hilltop School and state Department of Developmental Services are some those participating in MakeIT Haverhill’s upcoming job fair.

Haverhill Promise and MakeIt Haverhill Receive Grants to ‘Bridge the Digital Divide’

December 13, 2023

Haverhill Promise and MakeIt Haverhill are among five nonprofits awarded grants by the Essex County Community Foundation to advance digital equity and bridge, what’s been called, “the digital divide.”

MakeIT Haverhill’s Thursday Job Fair Offers Seamstress, Accounting, Other Positions

October 16, 2023

Employers conducting interviews and answering questions are Neptune Uniforms & Equipment, Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods, Waystone Health & Human Services, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, NRT Bus, Opportunity Works, state Department of Developmental Services, Vinfen, Amazon and U.S. Post Office.

MakeIT Haverhill’s Job Fair Thursday Includes GLFHC, Community Action, Others

June 19, 2023

MakeIT Haverhill’s June job fair is Thursday with openings highlighted at Greater Lawrence Family Health Care, Community Action, Penacook Place, Joseph’s Pasta, and others. The monthly fairs enable residents to meet local employers in a friendly environment where bilingual assistance is available for Spanish speakers.

GOVERMENT TECH: Massachusetts Nonprofit Seeks to Close Digital Divide

March 23, 2023

"Haverhill, Mass., residents are getting help in the form of free computer classes, free computers and free Internet access from the nonprofit MakeIT Haverhill, with the support of a regional program".

Employers Discuss, Showcase Job Opportunities This Thursday at MakeIt Haverhill Job Fair

          January 23, 2023

MakeIT Haverhill’s latest job fair brings in a wide range of employers, including Community Action, L’Arche Boston North, Stericycle, A Better Life Homecare, Amazon, Monogram Foods, Opportunity Works, Haverhill Pavilion Hospital, U.S. Postal Service and Department of Developmental Services.

Police, Animal Control, Teachers Among Jobs Featured at MakeIT Haverhill Job Fair Thursday

January 24, 2024

Public sector jobs such as police and animal control officers, teachers and mail carriers are among the positions featured during MakeIT Haverhill’s monthly job fair tomorrow.

Thursday Job Fair Offers Automotive Tech, Mail Delivery, Home Health, Other Posts

December 4, 2023

Automotive technicians, mail carriers, home health aides and warehouse workers are among the jobs offered during this Thursday’s MakeIT Haverhill job fair.

On-Site Interviews for Jobs of All Types This Thursday at MakeIT Haverhill

September 18, 2023

Nurses, youth and overnight counselors, customer support representatives, operations technician and other open jobs are featured during this month’s MakeIT Haverhill Job Fair.

MakeIT Haverhill Receives $90,000 Grant from Cummings Foundation

June 1, 2023

Community Action, chosen from more than 630 applicants during a competitive review process, will use the $90,000 grant to bolster its MakeIT Haverhill program with workforce development programming, including job fairs, digital literacy and equity workshops and English language learner courses and supports.

Police Dispatchers, Teachers, Mail Carriers, Other Jobs at MakeIT Haverhill Job Fair Thursday

March 20, 2023

Haverhill Public Schools, Haverhill Police, U.S. Postal Service, area manufacturers, social service agencies and others are among those seeking to hire during MakeIT Haverhill’s March job fair this Thursday.

WHAV NEWS: MakeIT Haverhill Plans Jan. 26 Job Fair; Seeks Employer Confirmation by Friday

            January 12, 2023

MakeIT Haverhill is welcoming employers to participate in its free, monthly job fairs.The organization, which provides tables and chairs and bilingual assistance, has scheduled in-person job fairs for each month of 2023. The first one is Thursday, Jan. 26, between 4 and 6 p.m., at MakeIT Haverhill, 301 Washington St., Haverhill...

State Grant Helps MakeIT Haverhill Hire Its First Employee; Also Pays for New Business Park Signage

             October 9, 2022

Lisbeth Valdez was welcomed formally Friday as MakeIT Haverhill’s first paid employee.

Podcast: MakeIt Haverhill’s Boucher Tells of Motivation by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 18, 2024

This week’s observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day brought back memories for some and reinstilled long held values motivated by the slain civil rights leader.

Among them, Keith Boucher, founder of MakeIt Haverhill, who first became aware the concept of equity when he was a child.

Job Fair this Thursday at MakeIt Haverhill

November 13, 2023

MakeIT Haverhill at 301 Washington St. will host a Job Fair on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. This event is an opportunity for...

MakeIT Haverhill’s August Job Fair Presents Variety of Employment Options Aug. 24

August 11, 2023

MakeIT Haverhill’s August Job Fair features these jobs and others from such companies and organizations as U.S. Postal Service, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Community Action, Vinfen, Joseph’s Pasta, Waystone Health & Human Services, NRT Bus, Silverio Insurance, Home Instead, A Better Life Homecare, All-At-Home Health Care and Opportunity Works.

MakeIT Haverhill Job Fair Showcases Health Care Jobs and Training, Other Positions Thursday

May 23 ,2023

A variety of jobs in the health care sector from certified nursing assistants to physical therapists are among those being showcased this Thursday at MakeIT Haverhill’s monthly job fair.

COMCAST NEWSMAKERS: Breaking Down Barriers Preventing You From Achieving Financial Stability with Lisbeth Valdez of MakeIT Haverhill

February 13, 2023

"We cannot predict the people that are going to walk through our door and what needs they'll have. It could be in immigration, or it could be documentation, or it could be the language barrier." MakeIT Haverhill's Program Director Lisbeth Valdez explains....

MakeIT Haverhill Job Fair Thursday Adds Bank, Nonprofits Posts to Employment Availability

         November 14, 2022

Positions at a bank and two nonprofits join the availability of manufacturing, warehouse, driving and other jobs showcased at the latest MakeIT Haverhill...

MakeIT Haverhill to Be Honored as Champion for Essex County in May

             March 30, 2022

MakeIT Haverhill is being honored for its ability to provide Mount Washington residents with “hope for a better future through workforce development initiatives designed to meet each person where they are.” The organization, launched in 2019, is operated by volunteers.