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Santa Cruz Workforce Collaborative: Upskilling for job advancement (in-person & online)
January 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
The primary objective of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is to help job seekers access employment, education, training and support services to succeed in the labor market. In this presentation attendees will learn more information about the current programs, eligibility requirements, intake process and how WIOA supports participants with finding a job, obtaining a better paying job or the skills training leading to a job. In addition to learning more about the self-service programs such as the Career Centers.
This event is part of the Santa Cruz County Workforce Collaborative. This Collaborative is a partnership including the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, the Workforce Development Board of Santa Cruz County, the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership, Cabrillo College, and Goodwill Central Coast. The Collaborative brings a holistic approach to assist jobseekers at various levels of need by bringing together information about local workforce programs in the library’s Navigation Center, creating a roadmap of services, and providing bilingual, 1-on-1, and workshop-basead support to individuals in navigating the career development process.