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2/16/15

First Choice Personnel Job Fair

First Choice Personnel will be holding a job fair at the Birmingham Career Center on Monday, February 23, 2015 from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm to fill various positions.


https://www.facebook.com/birminghamcareercenter

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Application


You can apply for next year’s program any time after January 1st. To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:
  1. Age - person must be 60 years of age or older the day of application.
  2. Income level - – to be eligible on the basis of income, recipients’ gross household income must not exceed the following limits:
$1,605.00 monthly……for a household of ------1
$2,163.00 monthly……for a household of ------2
$2,721.00 monthly……for a household of ------3
$3,279.00 monthly……for a household of ------4
$3,838.00 monthly……for a household of ------5
$4,396.00 monthly……for a household of ------6
 
(Household: a group of related or non-related individuals living together as one economic unit. These amounts are at 165% of 2014 Federal Poverty Guidelines.)
No person is “entitled” to Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks, i.e. the budget does not allow enough checks to satisfy everyone who wants them and is eligible.
When you are entering information in the form below please do not enter unnecessary punctuation or symbols. Please be very careful and ensure that your address is your correct mailing address.

http://www.fma.alabama.gov/seniornutrition/ 

2/2/15

AIDT offering training classes for Birmingham companies

Alabama's workforce development agency is offering several classes offering training specifically companies in North Central Alabama.
Alabama Industrial Development Training's classes range from forklift training to critical thinking classes. These are the first to feature specific training for companies in the area.
Classes will be held at the AIDT Alabama Workforce Training Center in Birmingham. The agency expects it will add more classes.
To register, contact Dietriche' L Nolen at 205-719-3220 or dnolen@aidt.edu.
Here's the full list of classes:
  • Jan. 27: Forklift Training
  • Jan. 28 -29: OSHA 10-Hour
  • Jan. 30: ARC Flash
  • Feb 9-13: Basic Electricity
  • Feb. 16-20: Basic PLC
  • Feb. 24-15: Workplace Behavior and Workface Behavior
  • March 3-4: Workplace Behavior and Workforce Challenges
Read more at http://www.al.com/business/index.ssf/2015/01/aidt_offering_several_training.html
http://www.aidt.edu/Jobs

Glasstream Powerboats is hiring

AIDT is currently seeking qualified applicants for a pre-employment training program for Glasstream Powerboats at its new production facility in Dothan, Alabama. The pre-employment training program is for multiple production and manufacturing positions. Candidates who successfully complete the pre-employment training program may be offered employment that could lead to a lucrative career with Glasstream Powerboats.
 Positions include:
  • Fiberglass Cutter and Grinder Technician ($10- $15 per hour, DOE)
  • Final Assembly Technician: Final Fit & Finish, Console Builders, Lamentation Roller and Mold Technician ($11- $17 per hour, DOE)
  • Final Assembly Technician: Marine Rigger/Installer, Carpenter/Installer, Upholstery Technician, Carpenter/Woodshop ($11- $18 per hour, DOE)
  • Final Assembly Technician: Wiring Deck & Hull, Mold Maintenance & Prep Technician ($11- $16 per hour, DOE)
  • Gel-Coat Sprayer Technician ($12- $18 per hour, DOE)

Requirements for all positions with Glasstream Powerboats include 2 to 3 years experience. All applicants must be 18 years old or older, and possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
Drug screenings are required to be eligible for training and employment with Glasstream Powerboats.
If you are interested in an exciting and dynamic career with Glasstream Powerboats please apply online at:
https://jobs2.aidt.edu/index.a4d?fuseaction=jobs.view;tid=16960

America's Thrift Store Job Fair: Feb 25, 2015

The America's Thrift Store chain is hosting a job fair at its Alabaster store from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 25. The store is located in the Alabaster Shopping Center at 218 2nd Ave. Southwest.

Read more at http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2015/01/americas_thrift_store_chain_pl.html

Paid Apprenticeship Training, Deadline: May 28, 2015

The Jefferson County Joint Apprenticeship Committee is now accepting applications for paid apprenticeship training. Candidates must be 18 or older, with high school diploma or GED, provide birth certificate, military discharge/transfer documents (if applicable), and valid State issued driver’s license or ID. Candidates must first call (205) 595-8711, Monday-Thursday from 9am-5pm or print application from www.Local91JACenter.org. Applications will be not be taken in person. The deadline for completed applications is May 28, 2015.

See more at:  http://www.jeffstateonline.com/services/career-job-resources/positions-available/

https://www.local91jacenter.org/calendar-of-events.html 

1/25/15

Impact Alabama Regional Coordinator

This position implements and oversees four unique initiatives based upon a collaboration with twenty colleges across the state of Alabama: FocusFirst, SaveFirst, CollegeFirst, and SpeakFirst. FocusFirst trains college students to provide high-tech vision screenings and follow-up care to preschool-age children in Head Starts and day cares in low-income rural and urban areas throughout Alabama. SaveFirst trains college students to provide free tax preparation services and opportunities for economic improvement to working families in Alabama. CollegeFirst trains college and graduate students to help implement a Pre-AP summer academic enrichment program for high school students enrolled in AP math and science courses. SpeakFirst sponsors a debate and college preparatory experience for middle and high school students in the undeserved Birmingham community.

Program Start/End Date: 09/01/2015  -   08/31/2016

Work Schedule: Full Time

Education level: College graduate

Age Requirement: Minimum:  18  

Program Location: ALABAMA 

Accepting Applications: 12/01/2014  To  08/31/2015

Contact: Sarah Louise Smith
1901 6th Ave N
Birmingham   AL   35203
205-934-0664
slsmith@impactalabama.org
www.impactalabama.org

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=38167&fromSearch=true

Birmingham YWCA Openings

12/25/14

Free High School Diploma Program

Free High School Program! Receive $200.00
DESI (Dynamic Educational Systems, Inc.)
Students can register now!
Out-of-school youth program for individuals 17-21 yrs old

310 18th St North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Tel: 205.488.9911
Fax: 205.488.9922