Companies, are you looking for an opportunity to 'grow your own' workforce? We would like to invite you to participate in our IGNITE Student Summer Job Fair on April 26, 2023 at the Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy from 9 am to 5 pm
Students from the Tuscaloosa City and County Schools will be attending the fair. This is a great opportunity to reach potential employees.
Company Registration: https://chamberofcommerce.formstack.com/forms/ignite_summer_student_job_fair_4_26_23
Adopt-A-School Adopter, Phifer Incorporated hosted a group of 8th grade students from Westlawn Middle School for their annual job shadow day, Phifer PRIDE. PRIDE is an acronym for Polite, Respect, Improvement, Determination, and Enthusiasm.
Visit the link to hear more on the fun-filled day: https://westalabamaworks.com/posts/2023/03/28/westlawn-students-participate-in-phifer-pride
Workforce Happenings this week!
Find these events and more on our website westalabamaworks.com
• March 28th: Leadership Skills Training III from 8am-4pm located at @westalchamber
• March 28th: Epsilon Industries Inc., hiring event from 4pm-7pm at the Northport City Hall Auditorium.
* March 30th: Manufacturing Cluster Meeting from 3:30pm-5:00pm at the Northport Career Tech Annex
• www.buildinghopeal.com portal is available to justice-involved individuals. For companies who are willing to hire justice-involved individuals, partner with us and post your positions on our site. For more information and to register visit buildinghopeal.com/employer-benefits or contact Tonya Mills at email@example.com.
Career pathways! 🤩
The vast majority of students in our area are not aware of the diverse industries at work in their own backyards. We aim to change that narrative by telling students about in-demand jobs in their own communities.
Thanks for having us @tuscaloosacountyhigh
We have partnered with Epsilon Industries to host a hiring event March 28th at the Northport City Hall Auditorium located at 3500 McFarland Blvd, Northport, AL 25476.
Epsilon is a Canadian based company that has been in business for over two decades. The Tuscaloosa plant will be the first plant in the United States.
For more information and how to Pre-register visit: https://westalabamaworks.com/posts/2023/03/23/off-site-construction-company-epsilon-industries-looking-to-hire-for-its-new-plant-
Lear Corporation will host an on-site hiring event in the Hay Center of @StillmanCollege tomorrow from 1-6pm.
Lear is looking to fill full-time positions for Material Handlers & both full-time and part-time shifts for Production Operators.
Pre register: westalabamajobs.com/Lear
'Building Hope' jobs portal has launched! It's a joint effort between @westalworks & the Tuscaloosa County Commission to help those justice-involved take the first steps to finding employment.
Justice-involved individuals can access the new employment portal here: buildinghopeal.com
Read for more: https://westalabamaworks.com/posts/2023/03/21/building-hope-new-jobs-portal-launches-to-help-those-justice-involved--
📣 Students Jobs Alert!
Students 16 to 18 years old who are looking for employment & have an interest in culinary head to TuscNY (229 McFarland Circle N, Tuscaloosa, AL) on Tuesday, March 21st at 4pm for an interest meeting and group orientation.
🍕 Be on time
🍕 Bring a paper copy of your resume + pen
Check out more jobs for students ages 14-18 on wawstudentjobs.com
Ready to make $30-$34/hr.? Head to Northport City Hall (Auditorium), March 28th from 5-7pm.
New to Ttown and NOW HIRING! Epsilon Industries, a leader in the off-site construction industry is looking for boilermakers and pipefitters among other positions to begin working in their new location (1401 Industrial Park Drive).
Learn more: https://can63.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/htseng/Site/EpsilonWebsite?l=27&di=0&du=miles
Calling all industry leaders and partners! Are you looking for employees with new energy and fresh perspective? �If so, WOW 2.0 is the perfect event for you! Companies is hiring for entry-level positions, visit worldsofwork.com and click "WOW 2.0 Classroom to Career" to register and build your workforce.
Deadline to register next Friday March 24th.
HAPPENING NOW: Hiring event in Sumter County at the Livingston Civic Center. Companies will be here until 4pm, this is a come-and-go outreach event.
No pre-registration required.
@aastusc News: Recently, the Greene County Education Retirees Association adopted Greene County Career Center (GCCC).
The Association joins Cooks Unity in the Community, M&A Auto Diesel, Mills Pharmacy, and Stillman College Career Center as a co-adopter for GCCC.
Read for more information: https://westalabamaworks.com/posts/2023/03/16/retired-educators-adopt-greene-county-career-center
Lear will be conducting on-site interviews, Thursday, March 23rd from 1pm to 6pm on the campus of Stillman College (Hay Center). Lear is looking to fill full-time positions for Material Handlers in addition to filling both full-time and now part-time shifts for Production Operators.
Learn more: https://westalabamaworks.com/posts/2023/03/15/lear-is-hiring-for-full-time-and-now-part-time-shifts
A childcare session is taking place this year! You don't want to miss the opportunity to discuss adding new, licensed childcare homes in our community.
If this sounds like something you want to be apart of, here are a few things to consider:
1.Do you love working with children?
2. Do you need a flexible environment that will still allow you
to be a stay-at-home parent?
3. Could your home or apartment be child-safe with a few
4. Can you pass a background check?
5. Is everyone in your home up-to-date on standard
Yes? Click the link to learn more information, or to register: https://chamberofcommerce.formstack.com/forms/childcare_provider_interest_form?fbclid=IwAR2rYnaxTq14hF7X7k_GBxdPliMbrVk2y671zXEQIGmHsGM-XKI2QbK3j-4
Job seekers get your resumes ready! We will be in Sumter County Thursday afternoon. We have great companies looking for hard working individuals like YOU to join their team!
See you at the Livingston Civic Center from 1pm-4pm. No pre-registration required.
April 4th at Bevill State Community College, Save the Date!
Employer/Recruiter registration: https://forms.gle/ar1iWHHLmdqUQDSF6
Job Seeker registration: https://forms.gle/Wq3nmZtnuzrWfRgh7
On this day, we would like to celebrate our @westalworks workforce team primarily made up of women who we are so appreciative of who get the job done everyday, Happy International Women's Day! #EmbraceEquity #WantItDoneAskaWoman
"Every woman's success should be an inspiration to another. We're strongest when we cheer each other on." - Serena Williams
Our Black Belt Outreach Events continue next Thursday in Sumter County!
We have great companies looking for hard working individuals to join their team. The event is taking place at the Livingston Civic Center from 1pm-4pm, as a come-and-go environment.
No pre-registration required. See you March 16th!
📣Attention engineers and technical job seekers! Don’t miss the IAC Group Career Fair on March 9, from 1pm-5pm at the Cottondale facility. They are looking for talented individuals to join the team with a drive to provide innovative solutions for the automotive industry. Please bring a copy of your resume.
If you cannot make the career fair, you can apply online through their website: https://www.iacgroup.com/careers/
Adopt-A-School is now in Bibb County! Schnellecke Logistics adopted West Blocton High School! 🍎 🏾🏽
Read more on what's in store for the first Bibb County partnership: https://westalabamaworks.com/posts/2023/03/02/adopt-a-school-is-now-in-bibb-county
SAVE THE DATE: March 7th
Learn about all the resources West AlabamaWorks! offers at our free orientation from 10am-noon located at the West Alabama Workforce and Community Development Center (Regions Boardroom).
*Seating is limited, register to attend: https://business.tuscaloosachamber.com/events/details/2023-west-alabama-works-orientation-9917
The workforce team spent the day at Hale County College and Career Academy for a Career Fair today!
Students from Hale County High School and Greensboro High School learned about all the opportunities waiting for them post graduation + after-school jobs, internships, and apprenticeships through the I.G.N.I.T.E student jobs online portal: wawstudentjobs.com
West AlabamaWorks! honors the perseverance of African Americans in Tuscaloosa County. You can begin your journey by visiting the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights Trail!
Read more on Tuscaloosa County's Black History by visiting: https://www.tuscaloosa.com/posts/2023/01/31/black-history-month-in-tuscaloosa.
Tuesday, The @westalchamber announced staff promotions, title changes, and an addition to its professional staff.
Click the link to read more: https://westalabamaworks.com/posts/2023/02/23/chamber-of-commerce-of-west-alabama-announces-staff-changes
We are excited to have friends visiting from Opelika, Alabama this week to learn about our workforce system.
Throughout the 2-day event, attendees will gain insights from industry, educational & community leaders on how partnerships in the West AL Region keep the workforce thriving.