Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center's Employment

and Training Program

Our purpose is to reduce unemplyoment among American Indians, traditionally the least serviced and poorest group in the United States. Toward this goal, the
Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center has operated an employment and training program since 1976. The current program is funded through the U. S. Department of Labor.

Who is Eligible?
You are if you have been unemployed at least seven days, are employed less than full time, or are a member of a low income family. You must also be
either an American Indian, Alaskan Native or a Native Hawaiian.

Services Available:
1. Manpower Training Services-- program intake and training/ employment assessment, counseling and orientation to optional program services.

2. Classroom Training-- attend training classes providing the technical skills required for specific vocations. Training through colleges and vocational schools.
We do not sponsor four year college programs.

3. On The Job Training-- working on the job in order to learn a specific occupation.

4. Job Placement-- direct job referrals for participants who have employment skills and good work records.

5. Counseling-- dealing with all employment related problems, as well as counseling in the areas of job search, resume writing and job interviewing.

Contact the office in your area:

 

Western Pennsylvania
Rodney John
, WIA Employment & Training Counselor
Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, Inc.
120 Charles Street, Pittsburgh PA 15238
800-985-8721
rjohn@cotraic.org

 

Eastern Pennsylvania & Montgomery County Career-link
Bill Reckard,
WIA Employment & Training Counselor
1855 New Hope Street
Norristown, PA 19401
610-292-3034, 800-341-3577
breckard@cotraic.org

 

West Virginia, Workforce WV Center
Edith Brabender,
WIA Employment & Training Counselor
P.O. Box 1349, 1321 Plaza East
Charleston, WV 25325
866-660-3400
wiawv@hotmail.com

 

Western Maryland Consortium
Stephanie Wiant,
WIA Employment & Training Counselor
33 W. Washington Street, fourth floor
Hagerstown, MD 21740
800-858-8083
swiant@cotraic.org

 

Eastpoint Workforce Development Center
Fatima Ball,
WIA Employment & Training Counselor
7930 Eastern Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21224
877-268-6680
fball@cotraic.org

 

NIA Center Louisville, KY
Annette Jones,
WIA Employment & Training Counselor
2900 West Broadway
Louisville, KY 40211
800-595-8721
annette.jones@kentuckianaworks.org

 

Central Kentucky One-Stop Lexington, KY
Jeanetta Howard,
WIA Employment & Training Counselor
1055 Industry Road
Lexington, KY 40505
866-294-0298
jhoward@cotraic.org

 

WIA Program Director: Mr. Kerry Jevsevar
120 Charles Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Telephone (412) 782-4457
E-mail kjevsevar@cotraic.org

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Updated March 15, 2016