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Community Resource Series to Help Adults Navigate their Career Path

Oct. 6, 2021 –Guilford Parent Academy (GPA) is collaborating with NCWorks — Guilford County and other community partners to host a virtual series exploring various resources to help adults start a promising career future.  

The sessions will cover goal-setting strategies, ways to assess career interest and the latest information about in-demand fields in Guilford County. Guilford County’s NCWorks Career Centers offer workforce development programs, short-term occupational training, paid internships, and employment assistance for eligible young adults, adults, high school seniors and veterans.  

The series includes the following virtual sessions: 

  • Plan Ahead, October 12 at 12 p.m.
    Facilitator: Amy Bray, Guilford Technical Community College
    Are you struggling to determine which career to pursue or need support with career planning? Learn about the Adult/Dislocated Worker and NextGen Young Adult programs, which provide services to help you find employment aligned with your career goals.  
     
  • Home Safe, October 19 at 12 p.m.
    Facilitator: Sofia Crisp, Housing Consultants Group
    Are you behind on your mortgage or rent payments? Hear information about Guilford County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and explore more career services including assistance from NCWorks Career Advisors and Business Services Representatives.
     
  • Bright Outlook Employers and Trends, October 28 at 12 p.m.
    Facilitator: Dr. Jeff Rosenthal, NC Department of Commerce, Labor and Economic Analysis
    Would you like to know which careers are projected to grow in Guilford County over the next 10 years? Gain insight on 10 industries in Guilford County with high growth and 10 local employers who have jobs available.  
Click here to register for each session. A link to join the virtual sessions will be sent via email after registration. To learn more about this workshop or other GPA offerings, visit www.gcsnc.com, email parentacademy@gcsnc.com or call 336.279.4924.