21st Century Healthcare Works
- The program goal is to assist unemployed, economically disadvantaged individuals in successfully entering or advancing in the Healthcare field by providing classroom training and supportive services.
- Youth between the ages of 18-24, career changing adults and unemployed adults who meet the U.S. Department of Health & Human Service’s "economically disadvantaged" income requirements must live in Jackson, Cass, Clay, Platte or Ray County in the state of Missouri to apply for the grant.
- Training programs more than 24 months will not be funded, and must result in a degree or certification that leads to full-time employment.
- All applicants will complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and any awarded funds will apply toward school charges prior to the healthcare grant. FEC grant award is different for each applicant and is based on a number of factors. The healthcare counselor will review individual funding with the applicant after program enrollment.
- Enrolled participants must complete 'soft skills" training at the Career Center, which includes Career Readiness, Work Readiness, Computer Literacy, Communication and Team Skills.
- All eligible applicants must complete a background check to be considered for the program.
- Healthcare Job Fairs and other "employer matching" activities will be held regularly to allow employers to interview candidates for available positions
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