What is the Employment & Training Program about?
Employment services are available for creating and updating resumes; job searches; developing cover letters; employment counseling; interview techniques and improving essential job skills and improving education level are offered on an individualized basis.
Training assistance grants are available for adults attending a vocational or technical training certificate program ranging in length from 6 months to 2 years. Training grants are designed to meet the job skills necessary to immediately obtain employment. Max award is $6,000.00 in a lifetime.
Fields of Work
Training assistance is available for a wide variety of fields working towards a career goal. Training may include Drivers Education, assistance in obtaining a Driver’s License, Heavy Equipment Operating, Commercial Truck Driver License (CDL), Certified Nurses Aides, Child Care Associate Certificates or other short term occupation training leading directly to employment upon completion of the training.
Applying for Assistance
Training grant applicants must submit an application a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the start of training and work collaboratively with other funding partners .
WFD works with contractors in developing and identifying regional jobs within the Bristol Bay Region promoting economic development.