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If you haven’t heard, Apopka Mayor Bryan Nelson recently received the outstanding Employer Partner Award at the 2019 National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) Youth Symposium. CSCF nominated the City of Apopka for their outstanding collaboration and positive outcomes achieved throughout our five-year partnership.

There are no impending nuptials that we know of, but we are so appreciative of some board members presenting at our recent monthly company-wide staff meetings. Read more…

Diversify Revenue; Deliver Talent Solutions; Deliver Talent Strategies; 3 Board priorities that drive everything we do. With just two quarters left of the program year, CSCF has already achieved 56% (1,569) of our annual goal of enrolling 2500 individuals into specialized training programs within the six high-growth industries.

Igniting Potential. CSCF is excelling in placing trained individuals into sustainable employment at an average wage of $15 per hour. Sectors leading the way with higher wages include the Manufacturing sector with an average wage of $17.03 per hour followed closely by IT and Finance with an average wage of $16.65 per hour. Here’s how we’re measuring up mid-year.

We walk the walk and talk the talk. Impact matters to us and it’s being recognized. CareerSource Central Florida received $10,000 recently from the Westgate Resorts Foundation for our Youth Employment Program. The program champions opportunities tied with strengthening families and the workforce.

We walk the walk and talk the talk. Impact matters to us and it’s being recognized. CareerSource Central Florida received $10,000 recently from the Westgate Resorts Foundation for our Youth Employment Program. The program champions opportunities tied with strengthening families and the workforce.

If one of your New Year’s resolution was to read more this year, a great way to start that off is reading Pam Nabors’ insights into the future of Workforce Development in Central Florida. Pam was featured in the January issue of Florida Trend giving valuable insight on how the state is outpacing the state and country with low unemployment and continuing jobs creation with no signs of a slowdown are a must read. Check it out here.

Happy New Year! While the rest of the world is starting out their year and busy making resolutions, we’re half-way through our program year already. There’s no time to recover from the hectic holiday season because we’re leaping right into the leap year with a lot happening. BUT before we look ahead, please take a few moments to watch Pam’s mid-year in review video to hear all we’ve accomplished in just six short months by following our North Star Vision.

Charlene Oliveras and her family moved to Central Florida as a result of Hurricane Maria’s devastation in Puerto Rico. After the direct hit, the situation on the island was dire, and Charlene’s husband lost his job. The future was uncertain, and the family made the difficult decision to leave a lifetime in Puerto Rico to look for new opportunities in Central Florida.

We love this! Recently, Johnny Robinson was a homeless veteran for several months. The Supportive Services for Veteran Families program (SSVF) helped him stabilize his living situation, but they required him to find a job in order to stay in their program. More on Mr. Robinson’s story