El Barrio Offers Free Virtual Workforce Training Programs

El Barrio Workforce Development Center now offers free training programs online to anyone 18+, no high school diploma required. The virtual preparation services are felony-friendly and help individuals seeking employment find meaningful careers in 5 specialized tracks.

Open enrollment for the four-week virtual training courses occur every two weeks, and open information sessions occur every Friday (attendance required for course registration). El Barrio Workforce Development Center offers third-party industry certifications, connections with more than 100 corporate partners and many opportunities to meet with hiring managers at job fairs and hiring events in virtual classrooms.

El Barrio also offers supportive services for 6 months following employment. Training tracks include: Pharmacy Technician, Child Development Associate, Customer Service (Banking, Call Center, Retail), Hotel and Guest Services, and General Job Readiness in English and Spanish.

The online training courses also develop soft skills in job search and professional development, resume writing, interviewing, financial literacy and job search techniques and strategies.

For more information and to register for an open information session, please call 216-325-WORK or visit https://thecentersohio.org/services/training-and-job-search/.

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Volume 12, Issue 6, Posted 11:51 AM, 06.07.2020