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Focus: HOPE to Hold Open House for Job Training Programs

Posted: 1:35 AM, May 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-08 01:35:26-04
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DETROIT (WXYZ) — Since 1981, Focus: HOPE has opened the door to job opportunities for metro Detroiters through its free career training programs. The non-profit civil and human rights organization is recruiting new students at a Workforce Development and Education Open House on Wednesday, May 8, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

The event is on Focus: HOPE's Detroit campus at 1400 Oakman Boulevard. Attendees will learn about training programs for a variety of jobs, such as Hi-Lo/Forklift Operator, CNC Operator, CDL Truck Driver, Logistics, Robotics and Welding Technician, and Production Operator. Successful completion of the workforce training programs can lead to jobs with starting wages of $12 to $20 per hour.

To qualify for the job training program, participants must be 18 years or older with a valid government-issued driver's license or ID, and they must be committed to completing the training and actively participating in the job placement process.

For more information on the Workforce Development and Education Open House on May 8th, contact Focus: HOPE's Admissions Office at: admissions@focushope.edu or 313-494-4300.
To register for the event, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/focus-hope-workforce-development-and-education-open-house-tickets-59224114922