CORPUS CHRISTI – Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center, located at La Palmera Mall (Suite 1082), hosts free evening workshops. The one-stop resource center provides education and job information and assistance.

Coastal Compass hosts evening workshop on a variety of different topics monthly. Sessions for February 2017 include the following:

Wednesday 15 – February, 2017 

5 – 6 PM

MEDICAL FIELD CAREERS (Hosted by Del Mar College Continuing Education Department - Mr. Chris Vasquez) Learn all about careers in Phlebotomy, EKG, Nurse Aide, Medical Aide, and find out when the next CPR course will be held.

Thursday 16 – February 2017

5:30 – 6:30 PM 

CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE (CJ) (Hosted by Saint Leo University – Ms. Grace Moreno) Enjoy watching Criminal Minds or Forensic Files and want to solve crimes and punishing the guilty? A career in CJ might be for you? Or if you want to know what other career fields besides law enforcement are possible with a criminal justice degree attend this FREE workshop?

Saturday 18 – February, 2017

10:30 AM – 6 PM

FAFSA FRENZY ( Hosted by Del Mar College) Experts from DMC to assist you with the FAFSA & answer questions about DMC.

Tuesday 21- February, 2017

5:30 – 6:30 PM

CAREER READY (Hosted by Gary Job Corps – Ms. Deborah Villarreal) Stop by and get more information on Gary Job Corps, established by President, Lyndon B. Johnson. They offer free education and free training programs helping young (16yr-24yrs) people who qualify. Learn a career, earn a high school diploma/ GED, and find and keep a good job. Do not miss out on this FREE Workshop!

Saturday 25 – February 2017

10:30 AM – 6 PM

FAFASA FRENZY – (Hosted by Texas A&M University Kingsville) Experts from TAMUK to assist you applying for FAFSA & answer questions about the university.

Thursday 23-February, 2017

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

LOVE YOUR CREDIT! (Hosted by Wells Fargo Bank – Ms. Trina Garcia)

Why do some employers check your credit history? Garcia will explain simple techniques to keep your credit score up and advise on how to boost it.

There is no cost for the workshops, but participants are encouraged to call 906-0703 or email victoria@coastalcompass.org to register or get more information.

Coastal Compass is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Advisors from local education and workforce organizations provide information on all types of education and career programs and services. FMI: www.coastalcompass.org