The American Red Cross and Smith Dental Clinic are offering free dental assistant training for military ID card holders ages 18 and over. The program includes two weeks of classroom training plus 500 hours of clinical training. The deadline to apply is July 2 and the training is from Aug. 13-Nov. 30. Applications are available at Smith Dental Clinic, 520 Pope Ave. For more information, call the Red Cross at (816) 841-5271 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soldier For Life - Transition Assistance Program workshops are mandatory for all military personnel transitioning from active-duty service. The workshops are also available to spouses of transitioning military on a space-available basis. TAP workshops are five days from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Upcoming workshops are June 25-29, July 9-13 and July 23-27. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program is sponsoring Union Pacific’s Employment Event from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in classroom 106 of the Resiliency Center. A Union Pacific representative will be available to answer questions and provide information on Union Pacific and specific job openings. RSVPs are not required.
The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program offers a monthly Federal Application Seminar on submitting applications using the USAJobs website. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center will provide instruction. The seminar covers navigating the USAJobs portal and preparing a resumé to apply for government employment. Classes are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21, July 19 and Aug. 23 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entrepreneur Workshops are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19-20, Aug. 1-2, Oct. 3-4 and Dec. 6-7 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop explains the basics of developing a business plan, legal and financial aspects of business ownership, advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a franchise, help available and how to overcome stress. For information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail email@example.com.
The next Fort Leavenworth Career and Education Fair is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Frontier Conference Center. For information call 684-2227 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program will host an Education Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8-9, Oct. 9-10 and Dec. 18-19 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail email@example.com.
Veterans Affairs is providing a Career technical Training workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 28-29, Oct. 11-12 and Dec. 4-5 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop helps build a personalized career development assessment of occupational interests and abilities, and participants will learn to utilize self-sustaining tools to narrow their career focus by establishing achievable career goals and self-development strategies. For more information or to sign up, call 684-2227 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Leavenworth Morale, Welfare and Recreation has several job openings across the facilities on Fort Leavenworth. Visit usajobs.gov and search for Fort Leavenworth.
Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program is taking applications for the second and third cohort of 2018. The CFP places service members with 180 days or less of active-duty time into a 12-week fellowship (internship) program. The program provides mid- to upper-level corporate experience, credentialing education and career skills training. Selection for the program is competitive but placement rates average 80 percent per cohort. For more information visit https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/corporate-fellowship-program-0, call 684-8999 or attend the informational brief at noon on Mondays in room 277 of the Resiliency Center.
English as a Second Language for Spouses is 10:30 a.m. to noon every Monday and Wednesday and 1-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Resiliency Center. The free classes combine hands-on activities, work with a textbook using vocabulary words and illustrations and cultural learning through crafts. For more information call 684-2800.
The U.S. Army Career Skills Program assists service members and families in finding employment as they get ready to transition out of the service. CSP is designed to provide employment skills training that includes credentialing, training, apprenticeships or internships to active-duty service members who will soon be leaving the service in hopes that these opportunities will result in job offers or provide invaluable resumé-building experiences. The program is open to all service members (with command approval) who will be within 180 days of leaving the service when the program starts. For information about current programs, how to apply or to establish a CSP, call 684-8999 or e-mail email@example.com.