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Job Skills Training through Boating

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Level mid,hs,col
Delivery type on-site
Experience Type apprenticeship,mentoring
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CWB invites young adults from low-income, underserved and/or underrepresented backgrounds to be Job Skills Crew Members. Crew members will participate in all areas of CWB’s operations. The focus of the program will be on-the-water and general seamanship skills. An emphasis will be placed on preparing students with the skills necessary for careers in the maritime industry, including helping students pursue United States Coast Guard credentials.

Crew members will learn about careers in the maritime trades through field trips, guest speakers, and information sessions. They will write resumes and cover letters, learn how to job search, and practice interview skills. In addition to gaining valuable experience, a stipend of $1,000 is provided. The program meets every Saturday from 9am – 5pm, except April 16th, starting March 5th, 2016 and ending June 25th, 2016. The application, and informational brochures are available by clicking the links under “Related Documents” to the left.

Applications for the Spring 2016 Job Skills Training program, including references, are due by 5pm on Sunday, February 28th, 2016.


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