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1 An overview of the Job Training System in Massachusetts Presented by the Job Training Alliance

2 How to “talk the talk” Workforce Development: a wide range of education, training, and employment services, including adult basic education, alternative high school, English for Speakers of Other Languages, and skills training WIA= The Workforce Investment Act ITA= Individual Training Account WIA 1A= a low-income adult WIA 1D= a dislocated worker JTA=The Job Training Alliance CBO=Community Based Organization

3 How does a constituent access job training? Two ways: 1.The job seeker finds the training program through their own research 2.A job seeker goes to a one-stop career center for guidance with their search

4 Through the Job Training Alliance, you can get trained in… Administration Finance and Banking Health CareHospitality Human Services Trades

5 The not so simple process of securing a WIA voucher Become a member of a One-Stop Career Center Attend a training information session Take a basic English/Math test Meet with your assigned WIA Counselor Supply requested documentation Justify your need for training WIA counselor submits paperwork for approval Start classes

6 Number of Unemployed workers in MA in 2013 Month# UnemployedMA Rate National Rate January232,7006.7%7.9% February226,6006.5%7.7% March223,3006.4%7.5% April222,7006.4%7.5% May230,3006.6%7.5% June242,7007.0%7.5% July249,9007.2%7.3% August252,5007.2% September249,1007.1%7.2% October249,9007.2% November245,7007.1%7.0% December243,8007.0%6.7%

7 An estimate of need of low-income workers There are roughly 46,000 families receiving TANF in MA There are over 500,000 individuals and households receiving SNAP in MA 27% (108,222) of children in low-income MA families do not have an employed parent compared to 2% (15,739) of children in above low-income families. (http://www.nccp.org/profiles/MA_profile_6.html)http://www.nccp.org/profiles/MA_profile_6.html Over 93,000 Massachusetts workers currently earn at or near the minimum wage ($8.00/hour)

8 How many WIA vouchers are available to these thousands of unemployed workers? Region Vouchers available in FY14 Boston159 Franklin/Hampshire110 Greater New Bedford130 Lowell52 Metro North130 South Shore101

9 So - who pays for all of this ???

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11 The JTA website: A Great Resource

12 Results for Last Year for JTA Member Organizations 3,162 - Number of low income and unemployed persons that received skills training 88% - Percent of participants who completed their training 84% - Percent of completers gaining employment after training $ Average hourly wage earned after training

13 Outcomes of Non-Profit Providers In FY2012, Boston distributed 282 Workforce Investment Act vouchers. Placement Rate by Provider Type for Boston WIA FY12

14 The Strength of Community- Based Providers  Case Management  Individualized Job Placement  Strong Employer Partnerships  Post-Placement Support

15 1 800 GOT JUNK 180 Beacon Condo Trust 5 Guys 7 Eleven AAA ABC Home and Healthcare Professional ABCD ABEY Able Home Care Absolute Care Ace Employment ACS - Affiliated Computer Services Acura of Boston Adcotron Eletronics Adcotron Ems Inc Aetna Lighting American Crane and Hoist Inc Anodyne Corporation Anton's Cleaners Aramark Arbour Hospital Asian To Express Atlas Livery Atria Marina Place Assisted Living Atrium at Faxon Woods Au Bon Pain Auto Drive One Avalon Communities Avis-Budget Car Rental Group Bank of America Bay Cove Human Services Bayada Home Health Care Bear Hill Golf Club Bernardi Acura of Boston Best Doctors, Inc. Best Western Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Bloomingdales Blue Hills Bank Boston Cab Inc. Boston Chowda Restaurant Boston Globe Boston Harbor Hotel (Hilton) Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Boston Housing Authority Boston Merchant Financial Boston Private Bank & Trust Co Boston Public Library Boston Scientific Boston University School of Dental Medicine Bowers Management Boylston Street Athletic Club Bridges by EPOCH Bridgestone/Firestone Bridgewell Brigham & Women's Hospital Brookline Health Care Center Buckmister Hotel Bullfinch Temp Service Bunker Hill Community College Cadbury Commons California Kitchen Cambridge Cab Cambridge Health Alliance Cambridge Innovation Center Cambridge Savings Bank Canon Business Systems Capital Auctions Carbone’s Metal Fabricators Caritas Carney Hospital Carlson Wagon Travel Carribean Foundation of Boston Cathay Bank Central Dispatch Inc Central Parking Century Bank Cerebral Palsy of Massachusetts Children’s Hospital Children's Services of Roxbury China Bo Restaurant China Pearl China Wall Chinese Restaurant Chinese Progressive Association Christopher Kokoras Agency Citi Bank Citizens Bank City Hall Child Care City of Boston Clinical One Clover Restaurant Coca Cola Bottling Co. Community Builders Inc. Community Workshops Consumer United Courtyard by Marriott Boston Copley Square Craftmatic Adlostabal Beds Crittenton's Women's Union CS Ventilation Curtis Hall Community Center CVS Cynergy Realty LLC Dana Farber Cancer Institute Dining Inc. Direct Tire Don Orione Home Doubletree Hotel DoubleTree Hotel Boston Downtown Dunkin' Donuts East Boston Neighborhood Health Care Center East Boston Savings Bank East West Bank Eastern Bakery Supply Eaton Apothecary Egan's Sunoco Service Emerson Hospital Employment 2000 Equinox Fitness Equiserve Equity Residential Excel Company Expressway Toyota / Scion Family Dollar Federation of Children with Special Needs Fernold Center Filene's Basement Firestone Store Boston Firestone Store Watertown Firestone Tire Service First Marblehead Corp Five Spices Restaurant Fuji Corporation Fung Wah Bus Company G2 Secure Gallagher Koster Gem Auto Parts Store GMFC Corp. Goodyear Tire & Rubber co. Grand Circle Travel H&R Block Hakis Painting Hamilton Company Hanover Blue Hills Harbor Point Apts. Harborview Medical Center Harrison Supplies Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Harvard School of Dental Medicine Harvard University Harvest Coop HealthConnector HealthDrive Hebrew Rehabilitation Center Herb Chambers Ford Hilton Boston/Woburn Hittite Microwave Corporation Hogdson-Noyes Buick Pontiac GMC Truck, Inc. Holiday Inn Home Instead Senior Care - Melrose Home Staff Homejoy Cleaners Homeland Security Hong Kong Eatery Hotel Buckminster Hotel Commonwealth HouseWorks IKON Innovative Paradigms Innovent Inc. Integral Resources, Inc. Iparty Ira Nissan Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Jasper County Court House Jesmond Nursing Jewish Family & Children's Service Jiffy Lube JobNet John Adams Health Center John Leonard Employment Services, Inc. Jurys Boston Hotel Kauffman & Davis Kaze Shabu Shabu Kindred Healthcare Kindred Hospital Kinetic Systems Kristakait Donuts Kwong Kow School Latin American Health Institute Law Offices of David S. Bograd Lawrence Community Works Laz Parking Legal Seafoods Lenox Hotel Lenox/Rubbermaid Liberty Hotel Liberty Taxes, Saugus Branch LIFT Little Sisters of the Poor Loews Cineplex Lynn Community Health Center MacPhearson Group Macys Department Store Macy's DownTown Maguire's Malcon Management LLC Maloney Properties Mandarin Super Buffet Marion Manor Nursing Home Market Basket Marriott Hotels Mass General Hospital Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs Massachusetts State Auditor's Office Mattapan Health Center Maynard Mobil Mayor's Office of Quincy Medical Data Processing Inc METCO, Inc. Metropolitan Cabinetmaker Michaels Stores, Inc. Micro Tech Staffing South Shore Mobil Gas Station, Randolph Monitor Clipper Partners Mt. Washington Bank Mullis and Associates Physical Therapy, Inc. Needham Public Schools New Horizons Newton Wellesley Hospital Newtonville Service Station North Shore Medical Center NTB Oak Terrace Apt. Omni Parker House OmniCare OpenEye Scientific Software Ops Core Palmer's Garage Panera Panera Bread Panny IP Partners HealthCare System Inc. Payless PBD Events People's United Bank PHC Cleaners Potomac Electric Corp. Priority Professional Care Pyara Spa and Salon Quality at Your Service Quan's Kitchen Quincy Auto Auction Quinzani's Bakery Quirk Automotive Quirk Kia R.S.I Related Management Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel Richard Soo Hoo Insurance Agency Right At Home Rosie's Place Royal Health Group - Braintree S. H. P. Management Corp. Sage Dining Services (Salvadoran Consulate Samia Co. Sampan Sankaty Group Savin Corp SCCHC Sealed Air Sears Auto center Senior Whole Health Service Plumbing and Drainage Inc Sheraton Boston Hotel and Towers Shore Plaza East Shriners Hospital Silverio Insurance Agency Solutek Corporation South Boston Community Health Center South Cove Community Health Center South Cove Plaza East South Shore Mental Health Center Sovereign Bank Spaulding Hospital Spaulding Rehabilitation Network Springhouse Standish Lower Mills Starbucks Steppingstone Incorporated Stop & Shop Suffolk University Sullivan Tire Super 88 Market Superior Auto Centers Tai Tung Village Apartments Target Taunton Control Works TD Bank Tedeschi Food Shops Teriyaki House The Charles Hotel The Liberty Hotel TJ Maxx TLC Arts and Sciences Foundation Tony's Auto Body and Repairs Town Fair Tire Toyota of Watertown Trinity Financial Tufts Dental Tufts Medical Center Tufts School of Dental Medicine Tunnel Taxi Umi Japanese Restaurant United States Post Office UPS Vargas & Vargas Insurance Viking Oil Co. Inc. Village Automotive Group VIP Parts, Tires and Service Visiting Nurse Association of Boston Wah Sang Restaurant Walgreens Waltham Dental Center Westin Waterfront Hotel Weston Associates Whole Foods Co. Winn Management Co. Winn Residential YMCA of Greater Boston York Kia of Medford YWCA, Boston Where do our graduates get jobs?


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