WorkForce Development Events & News

NCETA Conference:
Deborah Cozart, Performance & Accountability Coordinator, will be attending the NCETA Conference in Wilmington, NC April 19th-21st to celebrate 50 years of excellence. Click here for more information on the conference.

April Career Center Events:

Click here for April events at local Career Centers.

Game-changing Pathway Strategies: A Triangle Regional Career Pathways Collaborative Event
All partners throughout the Triangle Region with a role in career advising are invited to attend the upcoming career awareness event on Friday, May 5th, 2017 from 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh. The Triangle Regional Career Pathways Collaborative is presenting this half-day professional development series that will delve into in-demand occupations, skill demands of the industry, and information to help you better understand the regional landscape so that you can provide more informed advice to students, customers, and clients. The relationship between workforce development and economic development is a close one. A skilled workforce brings in business and more career opportunities for our citizens, but they need to be ready! Click here for more details.  Click here to register.

Requesting Volunteers and Sponsors for the 2017 Region K Senior Games Registration

The 2017 Region K Senior Games will kick off this month on March 23rd and continue through May 18.  The coordination and execution of all the events would not be possible with out all the dedicated volunteers.   If you’d like to join us in encouraging our seniors to stay active and healthy, please consider becoming a volunteer. Volunteers from all areas of the community are welcome. We are also seeking corporate sponsors. Anyone interested in becoming involved in the Senior Games program as a sponsor or volunteer, please contact: Melissa Catlett, Local Coordinator at 252-436-2040.

Click here to for more details.

Job Opening

The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments currently has a position open for our Regional Planner/Mobility Manager.  To view the job ad click here  Resumes are due by 5:00 PM April 21, 2017.  You may obtain an Employment Application under our Employment Opportunities tab.

3rd Annual Region K World Elder Abuse Awareness WALK

The 3rd Annual Region K World Elder Abuse Awareness WALK will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

This year the event will be hosted by Vance County (Location has not been confirmed)

Start time is 8:30 am with Registration; Walk to start at 9:30 am.

More information coming soon.

If you have any questions or wish to register as a vendor; please contact Ms. Kim Hawkins, Regional Ombudsman at (252) 436- 2050 or 1(866) 506-6223.

We are looking forward to seeing you on June 15, 2017 in Vance County.