Guide

Good Jobs: Manufacturing and Healthcare

The "Good Jobs Challenge" program focuses on two key Regional Sector Partnership initiatives: Northwest Manufacturing and Northwest Healthcare.

For Northwest Manufacturing, we aim to establish a strong partnership to address talent needs, raise awareness of manufacturing careers, and expand the talent pipeline. Our goal is to recruit, enroll, and provide supportive services and case management to 124 clients, with 105 successfully completing training and securing job placements.

Similarly, Northwest Healthcare is dedicated to building partnerships, addressing talent needs, increasing career awareness, and expanding the talent pipeline in the healthcare sector. We plan to recruit, enroll, and provide supportive services and case management to 189 clients, with 161 completing training and securing job placements.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be:

  • Age 18 or older
  • Reside in the Northwest Connecticut Region (Waterbury, Danbury, Torrington)
  • A U.S. Citizen or have a Permanent Residency Green Card
  • CASAS (basic math and reading skills) testing is required
  • For men over 18, Selective Service Registration is required
  • Registered on CTHires.com

Supportive Services

The Good Jobs Challenge program offers the following to qualified and suitable participants:

  • Career Counseling and referrals to resources and other agencies
  • Supportive Services such as work uniforms, bus passes, gas cards
  • Job Training
  • Job Training Scholarships (Individual Training Accounts)
  • Job Placement Assistance

Meet the Team

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Name

Sarah Delvalle

Title

Good Jobs Career Navigator

Phone
203-574-6971 ext. 444