Picture yourself in a new career
Start here with Power-Up!
WHAT IS POWER-UP? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
Power-Up is a 15-week career readiness program designed to prepare individuals to enter the workforce. During the first 8 weeks of the program, participants attend daily workshops such as financial and computer literacy, work life balance (conducted by a licensed therapist), resume writing, interview skills, communication, teamwork, leadership, conflict resolution, and others. During the final weeks participants will attend occupational training such as Welding, Nurse Aide, Pharmacy Tech, Commercial Driver’s License, Hospitality/Tourism, and others.
Students have the opportunity to earn various certifications throughout the course to aid in securing employment. As an added bonus, students earn incentives for their successful participation, attendance and completion of tasks.
Weekly Walmart, gas, lunch, and/or Food Lion cards and an electronic tablet after final completion of the program.
WHO’S THE RIGHT FIT?
- INCOME GUIDELINES
Potential students must have an income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Must have a positive attitude and willingness to learn new exciting skills.
WHAT ARE THE COMMITMENTS?
Must regularly attend online.
- PERFORMANCE & COMPLETION
Students are expected to participate in, and complete, daily activities to the best of their abilities.
Mr. Desmond Smith
Dr. Ebony Lynch
Rappahannock Community College / 447 N. Main St., Kilmarnock, VA 22482