Jobs are available for skilled workers! If eligible, you could receive free training and earn valuable credentials to help land in-demand jobs in the health technology sector. WIN is working with the Bioworks Foundation to use a technical skills grant to provide free training and job placement services for long-term unemployed or underemployed workers. Find out more about this great opportunity by contacting Lori Ross at 901-636-7954.
Notice to companies interested in On-the-Job Training (OJT) contracts: WIN will now review OJT contracts on a quarterly basis only. Deadlines for each quarterly review of applications will be as follows: January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and October 1st. For questions or more info about this process, please contact Melanie Winfield (firstname.lastname@example.org), WIN's Deputy Director of Operations.
Poplar Career Center Move: The Tennessee Career Center currently located at 1295 Poplar Ave will be moving to 3040 Walnut Grove Road. The center will be closed for the relocation on April 24th and 25th, and will reopen in the new Walnut Grove location on April 28th. The telephone number (901-543-7535) for this location will remain unchanged.
The LWIA 13 Five Year Strategic Plan is now available for review and comment. Feedback and comments should be provided directly to Melanie Winfield by April 21st, 2014.
WIN staff has compiled a comprehensive list of all of the training providers and the WIA-funded programs they administer. Please follow this link to access the document.
Information and documents for the WIA training provider approval process are now available on our website. Please click here to access the information and required documents.
RFPs, RFQs, Bid Specifications, and other procurement documents are now available on our RFPs, RFQs, & Procurement Info page. Current documents include bid specs for a contract to assess the ability of eligible LWIA 13 participants to succeed in healthcare-related training and professions, and bid specs for certified training for participants in the YouthBuild program.