A Demonstration Model for Workplace Preparedness in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

Organization:
North Carolina Central University
Amount:
$194,727.75
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Durham
Description:

NC Central University will provide job training for critical skill shortage areas in the hotel, restaurant, and tourism industry for unemployed, displaced, and new workers in the Triangle area. The grant will be used to recruit and train a minimum of 75 new employees for hospitality and tourism jobs, retrain 75 existing employees in one of three tracks (lodging, food service, or management), and make industry certified courses, recognized by national associations, available to participants. In addition, programs will be offered to accommodate full-time employees and provide support services for successful completion of the training.

Contact:
Dr. Beverly A. Bryant, Ed.D., CHE 1801 Fayetteville Street Durham, North Carolina 27707 919-530-6488
Areas Served:
Durham, Wake, Orange, Person, Vance, Alamance

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