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Community Resource Fair – 7/14 – Whitehaven Library

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by | July 13, 2018 · 3:00 PM

Skilled Labor Trade and Career Fair 7/18/18

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Skilled Labor Trade and Career Fair, July 18, 2018, 11 am – 3 pm at The U of M Collierville campus.

Representatives from area companies, unions, professional organization, government institutions, and trade schools will be at the trade and career fair to discuss training and apprenticeships for skilled labor jobs.

Vendors include: FedEx, Smith & Nephew, Cummins, MLGW, TNVA, Sheetmetal Union, Electrical JATC, Collierville Police, Collierville Fire, Southwest Community College, Moore Tech, Heavy Equipment Colleges of America, Lecole Culinaire and more.

This event is free. Tickets are available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skilled-labor-trade-and-career-fair-tickets-45262422123

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Workforce Development and Higher Education Connection at the Memphis Urban League 7/3/2018

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by | July 2, 2018 · 10:20 AM

Workforce & Economic Development for Adult Students @ TN Community Colleges

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by | June 11, 2018 · 3:40 PM

Apprenticeship Fair – 5/19/18

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Come out and find your new career! Trade skills are in demand and you can start earning money right now. Learn a skill, build a career, and start here! This event is free and open to the public, but registration would be appreciated.

Sat, May 19, 2018
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT

McFarland Community Center
4955 Cottonwood Road
Memphis, TN 38118

 

Click here for more information.

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C.L.I.M.B. Job Fair 5/4 & College Fair 5/5

C.L.I.M.B. Forward 2018, 2-Day Workforce Development Event Set For May 4 & 5.

CLIMB Job Fair May 2018

C.L.I.M.B.(Creating Lifetime Independence Moving Barriers) will host a Spring Job Fair, Friday, May 4, 2018, from 9:00AM to 2:00PM and a Youth Forum/College Fair, Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 9AM-12PM at Riverside Missionary Baptist Church, O.D. White Family Life Center located at 3560 South Third Street, Memphis, TN 38109.

This unique 2-day collaborative effort among various community partners and businesses is free and open to the public. The weekend is designed to help all job seekers with employment opportunities and the youth explore educational avenues. The second-day youth will attend workshops on cyberbullying, mental health, and issues in the community. Also, local area colleges and trade schools will speak with students about the postsecondary experience.

C.L.I.M.B’s 3rd annual Spring Job Fair will assist those who are seeking new employment, additional income, or a career change.  The event will feature nearly 50 employers seeking talented candidates in numerous industries. Attendees should bring a current resume, dress professionally, and be prepared to network with area employers. FedEx Express, Waffle House, Facilities Performance Group, Durham School Services, Methodist Healthcare, and many more will be in attendance covering various career fields. A full list of employers will be released by Monday, April 23, 2018.

“This event is truly unifying the spirit of our community,” said CLIMB program director and founder, Amber Covington.  “We are proud to help bring solutions to the needs of local businesses as well as to our citizens.  And, by including the youth, we are helping to grow a strong workforce that will assist with Memphis and Shelby County future growth.”

C.L.I.M.B., a workforce, and economic development program; mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping build secure, productive, and just communities by promoting career and economic growth in 38109 and 38116. C.L.I.M.B. provides free services, resources, and tools to assist both job seekers and employers with the entire job search process, hiring and employment needs which include workshops on job searching, resume writing, and interviewing techniques.

Contact climbriverside@gmail.com or 901-646-1342 for more inform

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Job Fair @ Vatterott-Appling Farms 4/17/18

Vatterott-Appling Farms
Cordially invites you to
Participate in its
“Empowerment, Education, Employment”
Job Fair
 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
 
Vatterott College, Appling Farms Campus
6991 Appling Farms Parkway
Memphis, TN  38133
9am – 12pm
Take some time out of your day to see why many reputable area
businesses are employing Vatterott College students and graduates!
 
 This is a FREE service provided to you by your local Vatterott College
For more information and to register, call 901-937-6607 ,or emaillacedric.woodall@vatterott.edu

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Associated Builders and Contractors’ Career Fair 3/1-3/2

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For questions about testing and study materials email Amber Harris at amber@wtcabc.org.

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Compose Yourself: Writing Workshops

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by | January 22, 2018 · 12:07 PM

GED Classes – Springdale Baptist Church

Springdale GED

Please call 901-274-6652 for information.

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FAFSA completion events aim to help students as deadline looms

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The state deadline for Financial Aid to attend college for the 2017 to 2018 school year is January 17.

To help you in that process, there will be several FAFSA completion events around the city on Saturday, January 13, and Sunday, January 14.

You will need the following to fill out the FAFSA:

  • Social Security Number
  • Federal Income Tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)

FAFSA Assistance Day Events

Locations Dates & Times Phone Number
Bert Ferguson Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
12pm-2pm
901-309-1761
Douglass Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
9am-12pm
901-327-6131
Gaston Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
12pm-3pm
901-744-4156
Glenview Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
12pm-3pm
901-636-7080
Hickory Hill Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
12pm-3pm
901-566-9685
Hollywood Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
12pm-3pm
901-458-4084
Katie Sexton Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
12pm-3pm
901-576-7070
Orange Mound Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
12pm-3pm
901-576-6878
Pine Hill Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
12pm-3pm
901-774-7950
Riverview Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
12pm-3pm
901-774-3041
Whitehaven Community Center Jan. 13, 2018
12pm-3pm
901-332-0783
Junior League of Memphis
3475 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111
Jan. 14, 2018

2pm-4pm

 

901-452-4151

 

 

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Tennessee Correctional Services Resource Event – Nov. 22 & Nov. 29

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by | November 16, 2017 · 9:39 AM

National Apprenticeship Week Nov 13-19

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National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a National Celebration that offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical partners a chance to express their support for Apprenticeship. NAW also gives apprenticeship sponsors the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities and apprentices in their community. The weekly events highlight the benefits of Apprenticeship in preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the talent needs of employers across diverse industries.

For more information, click HERE

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Veterans Resource Event November 11

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by | October 31, 2017 · 10:12 AM

Tuition Free Welding Course @ Southwest TN CC

Welding

What Do I Learn In The Program?

Students learn the fundamentals of welding which includes:

  • Safety
  • Oxy-fuel cutting
  • Plasma arc cutting
  • Air carbon arc cutting and gouging
  • Base metal preparation
  • Weld quality
  • SMAW equipment and setup
  • SMAW electrodes
  • Beads and fillet welds
  • Joint fit-up and alignment
  • Groove welds with backing
  • Open V groove welds

How Much Could I Earn?

Check the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (opens new window) to learn about job openings, pay and career outlook for graduates of the Industrial Process Control Technology degree program.

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What Will It Cost?

Tuition is currently free to qualified students.

How Long Will It Take?

Welding is a 13 week non-credit course.

Why Choose Welding?

Welding is a highly compensated skillset with ample employment opportunities in the Memphis and surrounding area.

This program is part of the Department of Labor Grant Programs and Technologies Department.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Coordinator: Alicia Delbridge
Email:amdelbridge@southwest.tn.edu
Phone: 901-333-4845

This workforce product is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.

Source: www.tn.edu/programs/welding.htm

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