These files include; job leads, workshops, events, training and education opportunities, NYS civil exam schedules, local job fairs and other helpful information!!
Ontario County 1_26_15
Seneca County 1_26_15
Wayne County 1_26_15
Yates County 1_12_15 (not up to date)
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)
GENEVA, NEW YORK – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board Inc. (FLWIB) announced today that ACCES VR is the January “Community Partner of the Month” recognizing the agency’s efforts in working collaboratively with Finger Lakes WIB to address workforce issues impacting the region.
Nicolette Leathersich, Regional Coordinator, and Carol Kramer, Director of Counseling, receiving the award on behalf of ACCES-VR
ACCES-VR (Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation) offers access to a full range of employment and independent living services that may be needed by persons with disabilities through their lives. ACCES-VR starts with the presumption that all persons with disabilities can benefit from vocational rehabilitation services and should have opportunities to work in jobs integrated within their communities. VR Counselors guide individuals through service programs they need to reach their employment goals.
Over the years ACCES-VR has contributed to the FLWIB’s mission through the active involvement and participation on the Finger Lakes Works Consortium as well as working with career center staff and customers in an effort to ensure positive outcomes for job seekers and their employers. This partnership has ensured that all job-seekers in the Finger Lakes have access to the services needed to be successful in the workplace.
“The FLWIB looks forward to continuing this partnership as we work together to supply the area’s employers with a talented workforce.” said Karen Springmeier, Executive Director, and Finger Lakes WIB.
Registration for the February 12, 2015 Healthcare Job Fair is now available for organizations! The Job Fair will be held from 1-4pm @ the Ontario County Safety Training Facility in Hopewell, NY.
Click here for the paperwork to register your healthcare organization!
^More information in the link as well.
Finger Lakes Community College is hosting a Saturday morning seminar on social media and e-commerce for your business!
Date/Time: February 7th – 8:30a.m. – noon
Please CLICK HERE to view more information.
Advanced Atomization Technologies, LLC
GENEVA, NEW YORK – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB) announced today that Advanced Atomization Technologies, LLC is the December “Business of the Month” recognizing the company’s efforts to build strong community partnerships along with their continuing contributions to the local economy.
Back row, left to right: Dave Overholt, General Manager, Jeremy Gerevics, Leadership Black Belt Mfg. Tech Front row left to right: Blair Bacher, Human Resource Team Leader, Eric Neyts, Operations Leader, Brooke Rourke, Human Resource Specialist.
Advanced Atomization Technologies, LLC, (AA TECH) located in Clyde, NY is an aircraft engine parts manufacturer. A joint venture between Parker Aerospace and GE Aviation formed in 2012, AA Tech employs approximately 350 skilled assemblers, technicians, engineers, and other professionals in the production of advanced fuel nozzles and related products for GE Aviation. In October the company announced plans to expand and update its manufacturing facility and office building to accommodate an increased demand for work with plans to hire 80-100 additional team members over the next five years.
Throughout this process AA Tech has been working with Finger Lakes Works to assist with recruiting efforts by posting its openings with the Finger Lakes Works Job bank. Human Resource Specialist Brooke Rourke has recently joined Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise (FAME) and is active on the Pipeline committee. AA Tech has also participated on Employer Panel Presentations providing important information to high school counselors and teachers regarding the career opportunities that exist in advanced manufacturing.
“The FLWIB is excited to partner with AA Tech as they expand their facilities in Clyde and continue to develop their advanced manufacturing workforce.” said Karen Springmeier, Executive Director, Finger Lakes WIB.
The Young Family
Every year the men of the Young family volunteer to help out at the Finger Lakes Works…with their hands! career exploration event for area high school youth and this year was no exception! With veteran Heavy Equipment Coordinator, Brian Young (Director, Ontario County Workforce Development) called out of town for business, Brian’s family members grabbed their hardhats and jumped in to keep things running smoothly for the 600+ high schoolers in attendance that day.
Coordinating the 29 pieces of heavy equipment and multiple outdoor exhibits was Brian’s nephew, Tim Young, with assistance from Brian’s son, Grant Young, brothers Paul and Kevin Young, and Brian’s father, Jerry Young!( as seen in photo)
Thanks to the Young family for being an important part of the volunteer team for Finger Lakes Works…with their hands! We appreciate their hard work and dedication in introducing skilled trades careers to Finger Lakes youth.
March 17th 2015 – Healthcare Career Day!
Encourage your students to attend!
Congratulations to recent graduates of the Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES Nursing Assistant program. Instruction was provided on-site at Seneca Nursing and Rehabilitation, Waterloo, NY, through a unique partnership with BOCES and the healthcare facility. Congratulations to all!