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Informational Sessions Announced for Unemployed Individuals Seeking Job Training and Assistance
 
Department:
 
Health and Human Services Agency

Date:
11/10/2014
Contact:
Connections - One Stop

Phone:
(530) 642-4834

The El Dorado County Connections - One Stop Workforce Development and Business Resource Centers is hosting a series of informational sessions for unemployed, underemployed or dislocated workers and youth in El Dorado County. The sessions will highlight FREE services available through Connections and information on training programs and/or on-the-job training through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA).    

The informational sessions are offered free of charge and will be held as follows: 

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Placerville County Library, 345 Fair Lane Drive, Placerville.  
  • Friday, November 21, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills Library, 7455 Silva Valley Parkway, El Dorado Hills.  
  • Monday, December 1, 2014, from1:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. at the Cameron Park Library, 2500 Country Club, Cameron Park.  
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014, from1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Community Center, 4401 Highway 193, Georgetown.  
  • Friday, December 5, 2014, from2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Pollock Pines Community Center, Room 1, 2675 Sanders Drive, Pollock Pines.  

Connections and the WIA offer both a youth focused program and an adult program.  The youth program offers work experience, on-the-job training and vocational/technical training programs for youth age 17-21 who are low income, dropout, homeless, runaway, parenting, foster youth and/or involved in the court system.

The adult program serves people age 18 or older, those with disabilities, displaced homemakers, self-employed, unemployed, underemployed or dislocated workers. The program offers services such as vocational or technical training and/or on-the-job training.  In addition, Connections also offers career assessment, job search, resume preparation and interview assistance for both youth and adults.

Those who cannot attend one of the informational sessions may visit the Connections - One Stop Resource Center and ask to speak to a WIA staff member. Connections - One Stop is located at 3047 Briw Road in Placerville and at 3368 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, #202, in South Lake Tahoe.  The offices are open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.

For more information, please call (530) 642-4834 or (530) 642-4882 in the Placerville area or (530) 573-3221 in the South Lake Tahoe area. General information about employment services through Connections can also be found online at www.edcgov.us/humanservices

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