Feb. 22, 2016 - Workforce Training Partnership Creates Same Day Enrollment For Job Seekers

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Program enrollment and funding scholarships available on-site February 22nd

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February 22, 2016 - 10:00 am

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February 22, 2016 - 3:00 pm

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Culinary Academy of Las Vegas 710 West Lake Mead Blvd. North Las Vegas, NV 89030   View map

Workforce Training Partnership Creates Same Day Enrollment For Job Seekers.
Program enrollment and funding scholarships available on-site February 22nd

 

LAS VEGASFebruary 22, 2016 – The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas (CALV) is pleased to announce its ability to provide same day job training program enrollment with scholarships available.  CALV is partnering with Res. Care; a sister Workforce Connections funding agency, to provide a unique one stop location to support job seekers’ enrollment into one of the 12 job classifications provided at the Academy.

“After analyzing our orientation attendance against the enrollment data we noticed that a number of individuals who attended our Orientation on Mondays were not returning to enroll into our training program.” says Ana Puljic Student Services and Outreach Director.  With a continuous need for job applicants from our hotel partners there was a need to find a solution to get more job seekers enrolled into training.  This partnership with ResCare will allow job seekers the opportunity to attend today’s orientation and immediately following enroll into our job training program.

“This partnership removes the barrier of a job seeker needing to attend orientation in one location then traveling to a different partner agency location to complete the enrollment process.” says  Lynn Hoffman, Project Director ResCare Workforce Services/OneStop Career Center.

Job seekers are strongly encouraged attend the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas’ student orientation TODAY at 10am, doors open at 9:30am.  The agency partners expect positive results from this hybrid process and look forward to offering this same opportunity on additional dates in March 2016.

For more information call 702-924-2105.

About Culinary Academy of Las Vegas

Founded in 1993, the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas, the country’s leading nonprofit culinary and hospitality training institute, was developed through a joint labor-management trust representing private sector employers, the Culinary Union Local 226 and the Bartenders Union Local 165. The Academy is licensed by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education and trains several thousand students per year for participating employers in the hospitality industry. Offerings include a 50-seat bistro-style restaurant, Westside Bistro, and a 400-seat banquet and events center located at the 710 West Lake Mead Blvd. campus. The Academy is the concessionaire of record and a caterer for The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas is an equal opportunity employer/program. For more information, call 702.924.2100 or visit www.theculinaryacademy.org. Stay up to date on happenings on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.

 

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