GOVERNOR SCOTT PRESENTS BUSINESS AMBASSADOR AWARD TO WESTPOINT HOME. CareerSource Chipola would like to congratulate one of our own employers, WestPoint Home, for receiving this honor! To read the full story and hear WestPoint Home's Vice President of Business Development Terry Ellis's thoughts, click here.
CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA ASSISTS CHIPOLA COLLEGE AND FPTC IN OBTAINING UPDATED EQUIPMENT. Nursing and welding students at Chipola College will now be honing their skills and developing their trade on brand new, state of the art equipment, thanks to a strong partnership with CareerSource Chipola. Read more about how these schools are using the new resources to to increase the quality and quantity of training available in our area.
CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA SPONSORS 15TH ANNUAL YOUTH CAREER FAIR. CareerSource Chipola was proud to sponsor a career fair for local high school students on Tuesday, November 10th. The annual event, held at Eastside Baptist Church in Marianna, serves to introduce area students to a variety of career options in industries such as robotics and engineering, military service, law enforcement & corrections, finance, medicine, energy, welding, cosmetology, automotive service, and more. Nearly 1,000 youth attended the event and spent time exploring occupations and colleges, and networking with employers. CareerSource Chipola serves as the primary sponsor, in association with Chipola College; Florida Panhandle Technical College; and Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, and Washington County School Districts.
CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA CELEBRATES HIRE A VETERAN MONTH. CareerSource Chipola recognizes the value veterans bring to the workplace, and is proud to support and serve military veterans and eligible spouses year round through a variety of resources designed to meet employment and training needs. Our Local Veterans’ Employment Representative (LVER) works closely with local employers to advocate for veteran hiring, while our Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) Representatives provide intensive services to former military personnel with significant barriers to employment. Free services include job search assistance, education and training assistance for qualifying individuals, resume and interview preparation, assistance translating military duties to civilian skills, and EmployFlorida Vets, Florida’s online source for veterans’ employment. CareerSource Chipola provides Veterans Priority of Service in all programs and services. For more information on these services, please contact us at 850-633-4419.
CHIPOLA COLLEGE AND CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA PARTNER TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES. Chipola College and CareerSource Chipola have joined together on an H1B training grant. Individuals interested in receiving training in IT or health care related fields should contact either Brenda Neel in our Marianna office at 850-633-2738 and in our Chipley office you can contact Susan Grimes at 850-845-0645 for additional information.