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Find out more about the new "Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training Employment"

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MOBILE, AL (WALA) -

The group "Mobile Works" is changing its name and changing its direction. It's now the "Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training Employment." The organization provides funding for training programs that help people compete in today's job market. Sydney Raine and Pamela Ware stopped by Studio10 to tell us more:

Mobile Works recently announced a name change and a new direction in operations effective July 1. Mobile Works has ceased operations as the local workforce investment agency for Mobile County and will now manage operations as Southwest Alabama Partnerships for Training and Employment (SWAPTE) to reflect a regional role in workforce development. Under SWAPTE, training and employment activities will be managed for Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe, Washington and Wilcox Counties.

Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training Employment provides funding for short term training and employment programs to area businesses and schools to prepare job seekers with the necessary skills to compete in today’s job market.

Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment

located in the Alabama Career Center

515 Springhill Plaza Court

Mobile, AL 36608

www.swapte.org

251.432.0909 ext.140

Contact: Pamela Ware, Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Job seekers can visit the Career Center and take advantage of the following:

  • Job readiness classes (Resume Writing, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Tips and Dressing for Success)
  • on-site job fairs
  • free computer access for job search
  • use of fax, copier and telephone access to communicate with prospective employers at no cost
  • training opportunities
  • adult basic education through Bishop State Community College
  • vocational rehabilitation services for job seekers with disabilities
  • labor market information
  • on-site recruiting is available for companies and businesses at no cost
  • receive weekly updates on jobs and resources for employment

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