Funding Currently Available for eligible DISLOCATED WORKERS for occupations listed on DCWIB’s Demand Occupation List http://www.dcwib.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/DC-WIB-Demand-Occupations-APPROVED-10.26.2017.pdf.
(Please note that CDL drivers are not currently on the list)
Click the link to find out if you qualify as a Dislocated Worker https://labor.ny.gov/workforcenypartners/PDFs/wioa-dislocated-worker-definition.pdf
If you qualify as a Dislocated Worker your next step is to register for the Funding Assistance workshop on Thursday, January 10th 2:30pm-4:00pm or the following one on…
Next workshop will be Thursday, January 17th 2:30pm-4:00pm
For Non-Dislocated Workers…
Please continue to check our website for any status changes.
If you are between the ages of 18-29 and interested in Healthcare, Biotechnology, Advanced Manufacturing or IT/IT Related Industries you may be eligible for TECH-HIRE funding ! See below.
UPDATE 10/31/18: Dutchess One Stop Career Center has partnered with Westchester County to offer a new program called Tech-Hire(Jobs Waiting). If you are between the ages of 18-29 AND interested in IT, Health Care, Advanced Manufacturing or Bio Technology please check out https://jobswaiting.com/about.html to learn more. If you are interested in any of the above listed career paths please apply at https://jobswaiting.com/ and someone will contact you.
Please be aware that there will be a mandatory 5 week (website states 6 weeks) “boot-camp” held at Dutchess Community College. *Date to be determined* Monday-Thursday 10am-3pm. The “boot-camp” is a career readiness training program, which provides specialized training and support services to prepare candidates for work. The boot camps offer one-on-one career counseling, professional skills assessment, career readiness workshops, financial planning, social media training, professional mentoring, business communication development, and opportunities to network with employers in the region.