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How Employers and Educators Can Help Teens Avoid Career Dead-Ends This Fall

by Nancy Hoffman, ACE MV Board Chair and Senior Advisor at JFF

“This summer should be a learning moment enriched with work experiences that serve as living career exploration laboratories.”

Today’s job market may have teens seeing nothing but dollar signs, but it presents families, educators, employers, and even policymakers with an opportunity to help young people understand the economy and think critically about their long-term employment and training options. Read more at JFF.org

2022-02-28T22:37:10-05:00July 16th, 2021|Blog|

Video: “State of the Island” on older adult employment on MV

Posted: April 18, 2021

If you missed our panels on older adult employment, we’ve compiled video of both events here.

Who should watch:

  • Older adults (50+) who are seeking employment (either currently employed or want to be)
  • Organizations who serve older adults (who want to be informed as to these resources)
  • Island employers

April 7 Panel:
Resources to Support Older Adult Employment

Getting older adults back into the workforce or improving their employment situation post-COVID is on the radar screen of our national, state and local governments. Come hear about what resources are available to make this a reality.

• Overview of older adult employment on the island (HAMV from Older Adult Survey Results)
• Senior Community Service Employment Program
• Mass Association of Councils on Aging – 50+ Job Seekers program
• Vocational Services for the Disabled (Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission)

April 14 Panel:
An Island Employment Overview and Upskilling Options

Learn about the “sweet spot” – what our island employers want and need… and how to upskill yourself to find the right position.
• Employment outlook for the island and what employers want and need (Chamber of Commerce)
• An introduction to ACE MV and an overview of curriculum for job seekers (ACE MV)
• Volunteerism as a pathway to employment (Americorps Senior RSVP)
• MassHire Career Centers – Jobseeker Services

Have questions about this event or want more information? Feel free to reach out to us.

2021-09-07T21:00:05-04:00March 26th, 2021|News|

ACE MV awarded grant from MassCEC to support Offshore Wind Tech Certificate program

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.3 Million for Offshore Wind Workforce Training Programs
from the MassCEC website — July 22, 2020

We’re pleased to announce that Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has awarded ACE MV with a $128,140 grant to further support an Offshore Wind Technician Certificate program on Martha’s Vineyard, encourage high school dual enrollment in this Certificate program, and explore options for incorporating marine science and technology programming into Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s Career and Technical Education Program.

Read more about this grant from the MassCEC’s website
Learn more about our Offshore Wind Technician Certificate program and how you can join the next cohort

2020-07-27T14:49:49-04:00July 27th, 2020|In the News|