Employers

Do you want your employees to:

  • Improve their accuracy
  • Stay with your company
  • Excel in customer service
  • Have career growth opportunities at your company
  • Communicate easily with you
  • Communicate easily with customers in English
  • Be able to help in other areas of your business

There are 4 Options Available:

1. Create a personalized program

  • English classes for any levels, any class size, any location, any content focus, and any intensity (hours per week, number of weeks)

2. Sign up for our Direct Access English for Employees program

  • English classes are
    • Tailored to your company’s needs
    • 4 hours per week for 12 weeks
    • Scheduled to fit your employees’ work hours
    • Located at your site or the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce
    • Available for beginner to intermediate English learners
    • Classes continue to the next level every 12 weeks until June 2018
  • Complete two forms and pay your employees their regular wage for the time they attend the class

3. Sign up for our Express Program

  • Students join currently existing classes at our downtown location or a class near you
  • Pay your employees their regular wage for the time they attend the class and the class fees
  • Receive 50% of the cost back once employees complete the courseSign up in Training Pro

4. Request a Workforce Training Grant that is specialized to your company and is designed for your employees only

  • Our ILC staff will start the process by analyzing your company’s needs
  • Courses are at the employment site and best complement workers’ schedules and English needs

Some past and current partners:

  • Langham Hotels
  • East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
  • Stop and Compare
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Haemonetics
  • Egleston Square Merchants Association
  • Dudley Square Merchants Association
  • Chelsea Chamber of Commerce

For more information, contact Grace Murray at:
gmurray@ymcaboston.org
617-933-0517

Direct Access and Express programs are funded by the Commonwealth Corporation Workforce Training Fund