Women's Resource Center Hosts Information Session on Free Home Health Aide Workforce Training

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As concern grows about the spread of coronavirus, many people are turning to home health care as an alternative to long-term care facilities.  This is driving up the demand and the wages for trained home health aides in the region. The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is partnering with Help at Home Homecare to provide a webinar about how individuals interested in this occupation can receive free training. The information session is part of WRC’s monthly Career Connections program to link women to quality jobs and funded trainings. WRC is hosting the home health aide free informational webinar on Wednesday, August 26, 12:00-1:00pm. To register, go to www.mywrc.org/CCHealthCareersor call 941-256-9721. Participants can tune in by phone or computer to learn more. Free individual career coaching is also available. The objective of the webinar is to recruit candidates for a fully-funded training program that pays students $10 per hour to participate in the two-week class, held in Sarasota, which runs Tuesdays to Thursdays, 8:30am to 3:30pm After completing the program, graduates will receive starting wages of $13 per hour. “The unique aspect of this workforce training is that participants are paid to learn, making it feasible for them to take the time to gain in-demand skills,” explains WRC CEO Ashley Brown.

Pictured: Help at Home Homecare home health aide trainees.

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