Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA, a volunteer-led job search support and networking group based in New Jersey, is pleased to announce a partnership with New York Wired for Education (NYW), a workforce development and online training company, to help thirty (30) job club members learn skills for employment.
“I and our members are excited for this opportunity. Thirty members will be getting free skill training and preparation for industry certifications,” said Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA Founder and President, John R. Fugazzie.
The pilot program utilizes NYW’s learning management system, Metrix Learning, to deliver over 5000 online training courses to the jobseekers. Participants will be measured on course completion, knowledge gain, hours spent, and job placement status. Upon evaluation, NYW may offer job clubs nationwide an effective and affordable solution.
Brian Lee, CEO of New York Wired, is enthusiastic. “Job Clubs are providing a vital need to the long term unemployed.. Our solution can help these jobseekers. We are thrilled to partner with Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA.”
Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA (www.nhnusa.org) is a nationally recognized as a member of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, The United States Department of Labor Washington DC. Membership is open to anyone in career transition, unemployed, or underemployed to help reinvigorate their job search.
New York Wired for Education is a workforce development company focused on skill upgrading and certifications. New York Wired’s online learning management system, Metrix Learning, provides job seekers with tools to assess their skills, select a goal occupation, and get training to obtain employment. It is currently being used in 15 states.