Job Skills Training Program
The Job Skills Program is no longer taking applications for 2016. But please consider applying for our seasonal youth employment positions, which focus on specific skills covered during the Job Skills Training Program.
The Center for Wooden Boat’s Job Skills Training Program is a need-based youth development and employment training program. Job Skills Crew Members will participate in all areas of CWB’s operations. The focus of the program will be on-the-water and general seamanship skills. An emphasis will be placed on preparing students with the skills necessary for careers in the maritime industry, including helping students pursue United States Coast Guard credentials.Crew members will learn about careers in the maritime trades through field trips, guest speakers, and information sessions. They will write resumes and cover letters, learn how to job search, and practice interview skills. In addition to gaining valuable experience, a stipend of $1,000 is provided. The program meets every Saturday from 9am – 5pm, except April 16th, starting March 5th, 2016 and ending June 25th, 2016. The application, and additional informational brochures are available by clicking the links under “Related Documents” to the left.
Applications for the Spring 2016 Job Skills Training program, including references, are due by 5pm on Sunday, February 28th, 2016.