Hillsborough Residents who have lost their jobs amid COVID-19 are encouraged to apply
~ Grant focuses on getting Hillsborough residents back to work~
TAMPA, FL – Hillsborough County residents who have been laid-off or terminated during the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for part-time jobs funded via the National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG) program.
The jobs available with the grant is for:
• Part-time employment at 25 hours per week
• Wages of $15.50 per hour
• A 12-week program duration
• Hillsborough County Residents
“Hillsborough County residents who’ve lost their job loss or saw decreased income due to COVID-19,” said Christina Witt, CSTB Director of Programs. “We are working with select local non-profits who need assistance to continue to recover from the impacts, as well as to serve a higher demand in the community. The National Dislocated Grant can help residents get back on their feet while giving back to the community.”
Non-profit employers hiring through the grant include:
• Metropolitan Ministries
• Feeding Tampa Bay
• United Food Bank of Plant City
View the list of jobs available through the program visit the following link: https://www.careersourcetampabay.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/NDWG-Hot-Jobs.pdf
In order to qualify for the grant, applicants must be 18 years of age or older, temporarily or permanently laid-off due to COVID-19 (or due to any other economic impact), self-employed and became unemployed or underemployed, or be long-term unemployed for six out of the past 13 weeks.
To apply for the grant or learn more, residents can visit https://www.careersourcetampabay.com/national-dislocated-worker-grant/.
For more job resources, visit www.CareerSourceTb.com or call (813) 930-7400.
About CareerSource Tampa Bay
CareerSource Tampa Bay programs and initiatives are fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $23,321,277.
CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided 173,319 services to 37,054 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during program year 2019-2020. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five career centers is the single largest source of job candidates in the region from entry-level to executive-level candidates.
Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services that include recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network to learn more, visit www.careersourcetampabay.com.