Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training


East Bay Community Action to Hire 30

June 11, 2007


East Bay Community Action Program has partnered with netWORKri, a division of the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, to fill up to 30 positions for teacher associates, assistants, and substitutes, as well as for a human resource manager, a network administrator, a grant writer, family advocates, administrative support staff, a medical records clerk, medical assistants, a dental hygienist and a dental assistant. Two recruitments will be held Tuesday June 12th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pawtucket netWORKri Center at 175 Main Street and Tuesday, June 19th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Warren netWORKri Center at 470 Metacom Avenue. Recruitment attendees should dress for a formal interview and bring copies of their résumé. Initial interviews will be conducted on-site.

DLT Workforce Development Assistant Director Sandra Powell said, "Non-profit organizations can be challenged by limited resources. NetWORKri partners with them, with any employer, at no cost, to fill these positions with talented people quickly." Currently EBCAP, a non-profit health and human services provider, has more than 300 employees. Its service area extends from East Providence to Newport. For more information on the company, visit www.ebcap.org .

There are six netWORKri centers across the state, each offering a wide array of employment and training services, and will customize recruitments, screen and interview applicants for any employer at no charge. The Employer Service Representatives at each netWORKri center will meet one-on-one with employers to provide information on grants or tax credits to train their existing workforce or how to best fill vacancies. NetWORKri is ready to assist anyone, whether the goal is a first job, a better job or a career change. Offices are open Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. For more information, call toll-free 1-888-616-JOBS or visit www.netWORKri.org.


The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training offers a wide array of employment and training services to both the general public and to individuals with unusual barriers to employment. DLT is ready to assist any job seeker, whether the goal is a first job, a better job, or a career change. Rhode Island's workforce is protected through the enforcement of labor laws, prevailing wage rates, and workplace health and safety standards. Temporary income support is available to unemployed, sick, or injured workers and a comprehensive rehabilitation program is available to those injured on the job.

DLT is dedicated to the growth and competitiveness of Rhode Island industry, administering a variety of training grants, tax credits, and apprenticeship programs to help employers. Economic indicators and labor market information are available for long-range planning. The Agency engages in active outreach, helping large and small employers retain their best workers or retrain their existing work force. At no cost to the employer, DLT will also screen job applicants, post job vacancies, and help businesses institute cost-sharing programs that can avert layoffs.

For more information on the innovative programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders at the Department of Labor and Training, please call (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov

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