Have you lost your job? And/or have you received or exhausted your Unemployment benefits?
Are you a former employee of a company connected to the Coal industry or coal-fired power plants?
If you answered yes to both, you may be eligible for additional training and job placement with local companies who are hiring.
Dislocated workers may qualify for free educational training supported by the the POWER-RESOURCE FULL National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG) Project, the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA), and the Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board. MECC will offer two training opportunities this summer in welding, 3-D design, air conditioning and refrigeration, construction, electricity, building construction (electrical emphasis) and information readiness for individuals who qualify for WIOA funds. Those interested in applying should bring their lay-off or closure letter to the information session.
For more information, contact:
MECC Dean of Health Sciences and Technology 276.523.7431
Regional POWER Grant Coordinator
Visit the POWER Grant page: www.swvawdb.org/for-job-seekers/power-grant-initiative/
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Disclaimer: Must meet eligibility requirements. Funded by the POWER-RESOURCE FULL National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG) Project, the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act, and The Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board. Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary Aids and Services are Available upon Request to Individuals with Disabilities. Virginia Relay 711.