UP TO $10,000 IN FINANCIAL AID OR 240 HOURS OF PAID ON THE JOB TRAINING AVAILABLE

 

An Opportunity for Gadsden, Leon, and Wakulla County Residents

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – CareerSource Capital Region is pleased to announce a new solution for career seekers interested in improving their skills through training and work experience. In today’s job market, it is critical that career seekers have the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the needs of employers. For this reason, CareerSource Capital Region offers resources and assistance to help local residents jump-start their career by connecting them with the following opportunities:

  • Financial Aid: No loans. No pay back.
    Up to $10,000 in financial assistance is available for eligible career seekers to pay for tuition, books, and fees in over 80 local educational programs. 
     
  • On the Job Training: Learn while you earn.
    In addition to financial assistance, career seekers may qualify to be placed at a local company for up to 240 hours of paid work. This training will provide vital, current experience for those who have extended periods of unemployment on their resume.

Career seekers interested in either of these opportunities should visit www.MyFutureStartsNow.com to request more information.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

March 01, 2017

PRESS CONTACT:

Selena Coles
Office (850) 617-4554, Cell (850) 508-1698

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About CareerSource Capital Region

CareerSource Capital Region connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. Solutions for career seekers include one-on-one career advising, interviewing and resume-writing assistance, employment workshops, and labor market information. Solutions for employers include recruitment assistance, skills assessments for applicants, customized training, and information on tax incentives. Employers and career seekers are matched through the Employ Florida Marketplace system. All solutions are provided at no cost. Programs funded through CareerSource Capital Region are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network.