Project Title & Description
Workforce Development & Job Training (Pathways-VA, Inc)
This project provides funding for Pathways-VA Inc. to recruit, train, and place unemployed and under-employed residents of the Petersburg, VA area in environmental careers with the skills needed to safely conduct remediation work at solid and hazardous waste sites, as well as to deliver appropriate training in waste management and chemical safety. Pathways-VA, Inc. plans to offer 4 cycles of training to a total of 40 persons (10 person per cycle). The training and resultant certifications will enable graduates to seek employment conducting lead abatement, weatherization, and a broad range of remediation activities sites contaminated with hazardous substances.