CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA has released a draft of the Modification to their Workforce Services Plan for 2016-2020. The plan is available for review and comment by clicking on the link below. Any questions or comments can be sent to us at comments.careersourcechipola.com.
ROBOTICS 2018 IS ANNOUNCED. CareerSource Chipola will hold their 2018 Robotics Competition April 5, 2018 at the old Marianna High School Gym. The competition this year is "In the Zone" and for additional information you can email either Kenny Griffin or Lisa Wells.
MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES TO $8.25. Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum wage for Florida workers rises to $8.25. Tipped workers will earn an hourly rate of at least $5.23. Florida's minimum wage continues to exceed the federal minimum wage of $7.25.
CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA HOLDS 21ST ANNUAL MEETING. CareerSource Chipola held their 21st Annual Meeting on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center in Marianna. Highlights of the evening included recognition of the 2017 Bill Hopkins Employer of the Year winner, Catalyst Fabric Solutions; recognition of the 2017 Hollingsworth Board Member of the Year winner, Tom Jenkins; recognition of four exceptional individual's that participated in CareerSource Chipola's various training and employment programs; and recognition of the CSC Officers, Johnny Eubanks of Liberty County, Chair; Arthur Obar of Jackson County, Vice-Chair; and Raymond Russell of Calhoun County, Secretary-Treasurer; who will serve their second term for the 2017-2018 program year.
CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA SECOND ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF SUCCESS. This year's event took place on May 11, 2017, to recognize the accomplishments of individuals who took the first step toward building a career pathway. The event was held in Marianna, Florida, and highlighted individuals ages 16 to 24 that have recently obtained a high school diploma or GED as part of CareerSource Chipola’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program. In total, 43 individuals gained their high school diploma or GED in the five-county service delivery area signifying a 378% increase from 2016.