Male employer shaking new female employee's hand. Year End Updates 2020

Weekly $125 Stipends
Orange County residents affected by COVID-19, may not only get some financial help to cover other expenses while they’re enrolled in training, but they’ll learn and discover new career pathways to potentially pivot into a different industry – all free of cost to them, thanks to the County.

More than 10 technical skills training courses began Nov. 30, 2020 with the length of options varying from four to 10 weeks, including career consultation and job search support upon completion from CSCF. Valencia College’s offerings focus on intensive, hands-on training designed to advance skills or enable participants to enter a new career field. Participants will earn industry-recognized credentials, receive job placement support, and have the potential to earn average entry-level salaries in high-demand fields between $12-$20 per hour.

Guaranteed Interviews
From now until Dec. 31, 2020,  CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) is offering eligible Orange County residents guaranteed interviews with participating hiring companies through the Help is Here program. They can receive interviews with participating companies in healthcare, transportation or telecommunications that are currently hiring for various in-demand jobs across Central Florida with wages ranging from $11.50-$16.00/hour.
To apply, Orange County residents can visit our Help is Here webpage.