Free Hospitality Industry Job Training Available for Young PG County WorkersThursday, September 6, 2012
(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)
Prince George’s County residents aged 18-24 can get free training for jobs in the hospitality industry, thanks to a grant from the Greater Washington Workforce Development Collaborative of the Community Foundation to the Community Services Agency, The Training Source, and Prince George’s Community College. Applications are due by October 3. “Participants will receive three industry-recognized certifications, computer and job readiness training, and help finding a job in the hospitality industry,” says CSA Executive Director Kathleen McKirchy. Adding that “We’re actively recruiting students for this program,” McKirchy urges area locals to help spread the word “by passing along this story or posting it on your local’s website or Facebook page.” For information on eligibility criteria or to start the application process, call 301-499-8872 or click here to download an application.