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Electrical Apprenticeship Prep Program starts Feb 28th!

CAWD’s Apprenticeship Prep Program will start a 2nd cohort of learners on February 28th.

The program is for 16-24 year olds in Wake County and will focus on the electrical career pathway. Electricians can work in a residential environment, commercial …

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CAWD Service Area Expanding

Effective July 1st, Chatham and Lee counties will be served by CAWD. These are 2 of 4 counties under the Triangle South Workforce Board which is being dissolved. The remaining counties will be served by another board.

Transition …

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Request for Proposals! Capital Area Apprenticeship Prep (CAAP)

CAWD’s new CAAP program connects young adults aged 16-24 to meaningful credentials and successful careers. We are looking for training providers that can deliver pre-apprenticeship training as well as connect qualified participants to Registered Apprenticeships. The current focus is on …

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“Wake Partners” Grants Available for Reentry Projects

CAWD is making a new round of Wake Partners grants available to local non-profits for reentry projects. Funding comes from Wake County’s portion of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars. Wake County is committed to supporting initiatives that make a …

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CAWD Addresses Equity Issues with $1.9M Grant

CAWD is among the first 9 recipients of a US Department of Labor CAREER (Comprehensive and Accessible Reemployment through Equitable Employment Recovery) grant. The total award exceeds $1.9 million dollars. The purpose of the grant is to provide support to …

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“Back to Work 50+” Workshop Starts Jan. 26th

The first BTW50+ workshop was so successful, we’re bringing it back! Mature workers often have plenty of work experience, but face tough competition with other demographic groups when searching for work. Back to Work 50+ features a curriculum by AARP. …

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Join Our Team!

Enjoy helping others? There’s plenty to be done at CAWD so we are growing! Our customers include job seekers at all stages of their job search and businesses. Follow the links to our current openings and become a part of …

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CAWD NCWORKS CAREER CENTER SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE IN SELMA

Raleigh, NC, November 9, 2021 – Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD is pleased to announce that NCWorks Career Center services are now available in Selma at the Selma Library.

NCWorks and NCWorks NextGen staff are at the library every 2…

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NCWorks & NextGen Services Available at Selma Library

Capital Area’s NCWorks and NextGen Career Centers are now providing services at the Selma Library. According to American Community Survey (ACS) data, the median household income for the Town of Selma is less than $40,000 and the poverty level is …

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WRAL Capital Area Career Expo Goes VIRTUAL!

CAWD and WRAL have partnered for the 13th time to bring employers and job seekers together. The WRAL Capital Area Career Expo is being presented in a virtual environment that allows interaction between recruiters and job seekers similar to an …

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