We are excited to share that ACE MV has been selected by the Dukes County Health Council to host the 2021 Rural Scholars. Nursing and medical students from UMass Medical School are traveling to Martha’s Vineyard to conduct research that aims to benefit the MV youth population, by collecting information that clarifies how disconnected youth ages 16-26 experience life on MV and what services/supports they need/desire to actualize their professional and educational aspirations. Disconnected youth, as defined for this study’s purpose, are those young persons who are not currently enrolled in high school or post-secondary education and or are currently unemployed. [...]
ACE MV is a nominee for the MV Bank's Community Impact Grant! This grant will award the winning nonprofit with $2,500. Voting ends in May. Click here to vote.
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 https://youtu.be/vnyuPd_6sFk 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 [...]
In light of all that's happened this past year, we hope you're as motivated as we are to learn more — and be more — in 2021. That's why we're offering a wide variety of new and returning courses this semester, as well as new staff and internship opportunities. On January 25, our Offshore Wind Technician program kicks off. Scroll down for details. In February, get certified in the Art of Medical Interpretation.Other offerings this semester include: HiSET prep, Quickbooks Essentials, Women in Photography, Writing A Memoir, First Aid & Survival in the Wilderness, CDL Class A licensing, and Medical Interpreter [...]
Sponsor: ACE MV, Adult & Continuing Education of Martha’s VineyardOpen to: everyone, anywhereWhen: Wednesday November 18, from 10am-4pmWhere: Online via ZoomPrice: free; donations are strongly encouraged. Adults: $25-150. Students: $5-10. Or any amount, all support is welcome! SPEAKER LIST Josh Dodds, UMass AmherstNancy Hoffman, PhD., Jobs for the Future (JFF)Reverend Will Mebane, St. Barnabas Memorial EpiscopalChurch, FalmouthLenita Reason, Brazilian Worker Center, BostonTom Smith, Justice at Work, BostonJuli Vanderhoop, Wampanoag Tribe MVRichard Walker, VP Federal Reserve Bank, Boston Facilitator: Holly Bellebuono, Executive Director, ACE MV LEARN MORE
Tuesday Oct 20, 2020 Farm Finances: Bookkeeping, Budgeting and Financial Planning for MV Farmers starts Oct 29! When: Thursdays, Oct 29-Nov 19, 4-6pmWhere: ONLINE via Zoom*How Much: FREE (must meet requirements as a farmer and business must operate on Martha’s Vineyard)Instructor: Julia Shanks, author of “The Farmer’s Office: Tools, Tips and Templates to Successfully Manage a Growing Farm Business” *For those who do not have the appropriate tech for an online Zoom class at home, the Ag Society is offering a space for students to participate (adequate social distancing will be enforced). You have questions about your business: can I afford [...]
This training program and certificate is offered to year-round Martha's Vineyard residents interested in a career in applied wind technology, renewable energy and engineering. Invest in your future today! LEARN MORE https://youtu.be/HhL3Yc3UKiQ