Workforce Solutions Classes Range from Ebay to Green Energy

Classes in business and organization topics for March include grant writing, eBay, drug-free workplace policies and green energy. To sign up or receive more information, contact Workforce Solutions, email JLUCAS0013@kctcs.edu or call 606-326-2238.

Intro to Grant Writing

This class is ideally suited for nonprofit organizations. Participants will get an overview of the steps needed to submit a proposal, including identifying a problem or need, researching and selecting project solutions, locating potential grant funding, analyzing the Request for Proposals, writing a grant proposal and developing a project budget.

The class is March 15, from 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Roberts Drive Campus. The fee is $25.

Maintain a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace

This free workshop is designed for supervisors, managers, human resource professionals and business owners. Participants will learn about the resources and skills needed to make effective and legal decisions and to maintain a safe, healthy, and productive workforce.

Instructor Mike Wirzfeld is the Coordinator of Occupational Medicine at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. He will cover the legal information that companies are required to include in drug and alcohol workplace policies, including pre-employment screening, random and reasonable cause testing procedures and how to handle test results. There will be time for questions and answers.

The workshop is Thursday, March 15, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Roberts Drive Campus.

Using eBay to Buy and Sell

Learn how to use the eBay marketplace to turn your extra items into income. An eBay training class will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, March 13 and 14, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at ACTCs Roberts Drive Campus

Topics include how to create an account, understand the basics of eBays format, open a seller account, do research and create listings, improve listings with better descriptions and photography, set pricing, open and use a PayPal account, monitor listings, ship items and complete transactions.

The instructor, Jessica Lucas, is ACTCs Workforce Solutions Specialist. Seating is limited on a first-come basis, and the fee is $50.

Green Energy for Contractors

Are you a contractor, electrician, HVAC or trade professional interested in learning current sustainability trends? Learn about modern green energy practices in a free forum Tuesday, March 27, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. at the Technology Drive Campus.