Assemblymember Brian Maienschein has secured $10 million in state funding to assist the San Diego Workforce Partnership present coaching for jobs in emergency providers, public administration and healthcare.
The grant will likely be used to recruit, prepare and place San Diegans in jobs as EMTs, paramedics and firefighters, in addition to positions in public administration and number of healthcare sectors.
“By equipping job seekers with the mandatory expertise to assist them change into belongings to native employers, the Workforce Partnership has proved to be a driving drive in enhancing employment search and coaching alternatives in San Diego County,” stated Maienschein at a press convention on Tuesday asserting the grant.
“I’m assured that the funding I secured within the state price range will assist enrich and broaden the scope of their providers to learn numerous others in our area,” he stated.
Peter Callstrom, CEO of the Workforce Partnership, stated the coaching would particularly present alternatives for ladies and other people of colour..
“It is necessary that girls and other people of colour have the identical entry to high-quality jobs and sustainable wages that may create a extra numerous and equitable workforce that displays the range of our area,” stated Callstrom. “Assemblymember Maienschein’s visionary funding will permit us to interrupt down limitations and guarantee higher alternatives for job seekers to succeed.”
The nonprofit Workforce Partnership supplies job hunters with important expertise and instruments to assist them acquire employment and enrich the native economic system. Companies embody profession festivals, coaching, internships and layoff transition.