This annual meeting is an important gathering for CIMC members. Attendees will receive key information about the transition from the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The meeting will feature a dynamic keynote address, informative presentations about CIMC programs, recognition of CIMC members, board members, and staff, and elections of officers and GSA representatives.
Arts & Crafts / Information Exhibits - due October 21, 2015. No vendors/exhibits will be accepted after this date. Arts and Crafts Vendors - $50.00 per day, per table; Information Exhibits - $25.00 per day | Click here for more information and form.
Serenity Lozano, from Oroville, CA, completed her short-term work experience activity as a Office Assistant at the Enterprise Rancheria. Serenity is working on completing her education.
Megan Rowell, from Marysville, CA, completed her short-term work experience activity at the Farmers Marketplace. She volunteers with her tribe and is interested in entering the health field.
The CIMC Workforce Development Program is providing a limited number of netbooks to youth who complete specific youth development activities. These individuals are from the CIMC Redding Geographic Service Area.
For information, contact Teresa Marie Willson, CIMC Native Entrepreneur Training Co-Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 920-0285.
As in years past, CIMC continues to see a severe decrease in funding from the US Department of Labor and is finding it increasingly more difficult to cover the expenses of this training. As such, we are grateful for the ability to continue this investment in Native communities. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
"Workin' with Tradition" Soft Skills Training held at Sacramento Field Office
The Workin’ Skills into Careers (WSC) project is pleased to announce that the CIMC Sacramento Field Office (SFO) hosted their first soft skills training on October 13-15, 2015. Training was provided by CIMC staff members: Susan Morla, Ann Kochamp and Kristi Synold.
Each attendee learned about time management, conflict resolution, goal setting, reducing stress, and interpersonal communication. The training was free to attend and each person who completed the training received a certificate, which is a great resume boost during a job search.
If your tribe, organization, or group is interested in becoming a host site for a free WSC soft skills training please contact: ANA Project Coordinator, Kristi Synold, at CIMC Central or at email@example.com for more information.
Students will learn the skills needed to be a respite care provider. Each attendee will have the opportunity to learn the following about caregiving: Role of Caregiver, Consumer Rights, Mental and Physical Conditions, including Aging Process, Observation and Reporting, Safe Environment, Infection Control/Universal Precautions, and Personal Care.
Upcoming Caregiver Training: April 2016 - Oroville, CA
CIMC Elders Program Provided Medicare and Will & Trust Training held at Robinson Rancheria.
Elders from Robinson Rancheria and other Rancherias in the area attended a Medicare and Will & Trust training session and luncheon on October 7, 2015 at the Robinson Rancheria Resort and Casino in Nice, California, hosted by the CIMC Elders Program. They received training in Medicare Informational Basics including who is eligible, what does it cost and how do you get started; and Medicare Part D - Prescription Drug Coverage. Training was provided by Paula Holden. Will and Trust Training was provided by Nicholas Mazanec and Sonia Montero from the California Indian Legal Services.
Recent Staffing Changes at CIMC
Alexandra Alvarado-Fierro is now the Workforce Development Coordinator II at the San Bernardino / San Jacinto Field Office. She has been with the CIMC Escondido Field Office for a number of years.
CIMC Participated in Wilton Rancheria's Native Breast Cancer Awareness Event
CIMC "Condors" at Wilton Rancheria's 1st Annual Native Breast Cancer Awareness Walk/Run Event - October 10, 2015