Eastern Florida State College Helps Women Return To Workforce With New Program

By  //  January 19, 2016

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An Eastern Florida State College student has been honored by the Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society for her achievements in the classroom and community. (Eastern Florida image)

A successful program pairing Eastern Florida State College and the AARP Foundation to help train women age 50+ with new job skills and help them get jobs is opening its doors to more participants. (Eastern Florida image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – A successful program pairing Eastern Florida State College and the AARP Foundation to help train women age 50+ with new job skills and help them get jobs is opening its doors to more participants.

The BACK TO WORK 50+ Women’s Economic Stability Initiative will hold information session Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the Melbourne Campus, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne in the Bldg. 4 Auditorium.

Those interested in learning more can register for the upcoming BACK TO WORK 50+ at Eastern Florida State College Information Session by calling 855-850-2525 or CLICK HERE

The program, which involves partners such as Career Source Brevard, has helped about 250 women since it began last year, providing job skills and information to help them make sound financial decisions that can lead to greater financial stability.

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Some 101 participants have been selected for the “in-depth” portion of the program.

It includes motivational support, one-on-one job search coaching, taking classes at EFSC to earn two-year degrees and participating in “Ready to Work” certificate programs.

To date, 26 participants have completed the program and gained employment.

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ABOVE MAP: The BACK TO WORK 50+ Women’s Economic Stability Initiative will hold information session Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the Melbourne Campus, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne in the Bldg. 4 Auditorium.


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