Design/Fabrication Event: Workforce Panel

Looking for new employees? Curious about working with local mission-based workforce development organizations? Interested in training-related grant programs offered by the city? Then please join us for a Workforce Panel to learn more and share your workforce needs and hiring struggles.

Representatives from Brooklyn Woods (Brooklyn Workforce Innovations); St. Nicks Alliance Workforce Construction (Skilled Build) Training Program and New York City Small Business Services’ On-the-Job Training Program will discuss workforce training programs, placement assistance and grant opportunities that your company can leverage when growing your workforce. Come learn about these free workforce resources and share your hiring needs and challenges.


Scott Peltzer, Program Director of Brooklyn Woods at Brooklyn Workforce Innovations
Brooklyn Woods offers free, full time training in woodworking and fabrication skills to unemployed and low-income New Yorkers; providing them with a solid foundation for a career in woodworking, cabinetmaking, fabrication and related trades.


Frederick Baker, Skills Training Account Manager at St. Nicks Alliance’s Workforce Department
St Nicks Alliance’s Skills Training  offers free credentialed, industry recognized skills training  in hands-on fields such as Construction (30 Hr. OSHA, Flagger, Scaffolding, F-60 Fire Guard and the 80-Hr NCCER Core Training) and  Environmental Remediation as well as Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Instruction. St. Nicks Alliance also offers placement assistance for firms seeking to grow their teams and is adept at recognizing transferable skill sets.


David Cuevas, Program Manager, On-the-Job Training at NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS)
SBS’s On-the-Job training grant program ‘New Skills, New Jobs,’ allows businesses to train and onboard eligible new employees with a grant covering up to 70% of their wages for up to their first 280 hours on the job.


FREE, with RSVP to Natalie Vichnevsky

Snacks and drinks will be served.

Date: June 20th

Time: 6:00 PM

Where: A/D/O

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