Career Development at Sandhills Community College focuses on assisting unemployed and underemployed adults secure the skills needed to become ready to reenter the workforce.
Classes are held at Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst, the Sandhills Hoke Center in Raeford and at the Westmoore Center in Robbins.
Included in the program are: skill assessment services, employability skills training and career counseling.
Career Development emphasizes the creation of developmental activities, which allow participants to acquire work-related, and self-sufficiency skills and to increase options for upgrading work skills.
Career Development classes are available to all and may be free for qualified students who are either unemployed, have had a notification of a layoff, have an income 200% below the federal poverty level or are working and eligible for the federal earned income tax credit.
Students who complete the Career Development series may also be eligible for a Continuing Education scholarship.
Career Development is a dynamic and vital workforce development program that promotes community and economic development by focusing on meeting customer needs and serves as a gateway for proven economic, social, and educational success.
The purpose of the Career Development program is to educate and train people in transition and the emerging workforce for success in the workplace.
Career Development Program Goals
- Enhance and develop the student’s employability skills.
- Assist the student in accessing meaningful training and/or employment opportunities.
- Develop and promote the individual’s ability to acquire economic self-sufficiency.
Schedule of Classes
Jenny Troyer, Director, Career Development Program
Phone: (910) 695-3926
Office: 120 Van Dusen Hall