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File #: ID-4441    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/28/2022 In control: Planning, Real Property and Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 4/7/2022 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Division of Community Resources
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Planning and Community Development Committee - April 7, 2022

Division of Community Resources Monthly Report

Workforce Development

* Job Fair scheduled for April 6 from 11:00am until 3:00pm at the Kartrite Water Park.

* SUNY Sullivan has rescheduled the first CNA class for April 25th. The program is six weeks of classroom training and two weeks of clinical work at Roscoe nursing home. There are plans for 3 additional sessions. Recruitment continues.

* Planning has begun for the 2022 Summer Youth Employment Program.

* Johnson Technical College has received all necessary approvals and work is underway to begin offering courses.

* USDOL has issued State allocations for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). We are awaiting estimated allocations for the 2022 program year.

* NYSDOL provided all 33 local workforce areas with $100,000 annually for three years through the NY Systems Change and Inclusive Opportunities Network pilot program (NY SCION). These funds will support a Disability Resource Coordinator (DRC) in each local area. The mission of the NY SCION program is to improve the participation of individuals with disabilities, including individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, in workforce systems and improve their employment outcomes via a sustainable job driven, inclusive model that involves businesses and workforce demand.

The DRC will work to support and expand partnerships, collaboration, service coordination, and service delivery across multiple education, workforce and disability systems. The increased coordination with systems and the business community will help to create sustainable career paths.
Interviews are scheduled.

Update: A person has been hired as the new Disability Resource Coordinator and is scheduled to start April 24th.

Labor Market Data for January 2022 compared to January 2021

* Sullivan County saw an increase 3.1% (800) in total nonfarm jobs and an increase 4.9% (1,000) in total ...

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