ResCare News

Workforce center to open in Chatham

Originally published in the Star Tribune Pittsylvania County residents looking for work or to hone their job skills can find help at a Virginia Workforce Center satellite office scheduled to open today on Main Street in Chatham. “We look forward to serving people,” said Lisa Fultz, executive director of the West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board,…
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$1.6 million awarded to facilitate Pierce County young adults’ career goals

Tacoma, WA – The Workforce Development Council of Tacoma-Pierce County (WDC) and the WorkForce Central Executive Board awarded $1.6 million to ResCare Workforce Services (RWS) to serve 350 economically disadvantaged youth and young adults over 18 months beginning January 2015. The funding is Pierce County’s allocation of the federal Workforce Investment Act legislation for young…
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Job Fair Connects Young People with Employers

ResCare Employment and Training sponsored a job fair Saturday at Hamilton County’s OhioMeansJobs center this past Saturday. This event came at the tail end of our 2014 Hamilton County Summer Youth employment Program as a way for the young adults, who fall between the ages of 17 and 24, to connect with prospective employers and…
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Job Corps Centers celebrate 50 years

NATIONWIDE (September 17, 2014) — Job Corps turns 50 this year and ResCare Job Corps centers nationwide are taking the time to recognize and celebrate the golden anniversary. In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson started Job Corps as part of his war on poverty. Currently serving as one of the largest job training programs for low-income…
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Texas Governor issues proclamation in honor of DSP award recipient

FORT WORTH, TX (September 15, 2014) — When ResCare Direct Support Professional (DSP) Vickie Brooks received ANCOR’s 2014 DSP of the Year award for the state of Texas, she was unable to attend the award ceremony in Miami. Executive Director Melonee Williams and Director of Operations/General Manager Lori West wanted to ensure that Ms. Brooks…
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