Jobseekers

Hiring Our Miners Everyday

Special funding is now available to help unemployed miners, their spouses, and the companies that hire them into new careers.

HOW IT WORKS:

LAID-OFF
miners and their spouses, call 855-466-3690 or visit your local Community Action office to find out what services you qualify for.
ELIGIBLE
miners and their spouses, call 855-466-3690 or visit you local Community Action office to find out what services they qualify for. These services include:
  • On-the-Job training (OJT)
  • Classroom training
  • Basic academic skills
  • Certification/licensing
  • Skilled apprenticeships
  • Other services
EMPLOYERS
agree to hire program participants in a job for which they are suited.
EKCEP
works with employers, miners and their spouses to set up training programs as needed.
H.O.M.E.
pays a significant portion of the On-the-Job Training wages for qualified workers.

THE RESULT:

Our skilled workforce can stay in the region, and our companies and local economy can grow.

By working with H.O.M.E., employers can add excellent personnel to their workforce. These safety-conscious, dependable, skilled team players are capable of working in many job settings.

H.O.M.E. was created by Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (EKCEP) with a two-year National Emergency Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The program is open to the residents and employers who meet the grant specifications.

EKCEP provides access to state and federal programs that offer employment and training assistance for jobseekers and employers through its Kentucky Career Center JobSight network of workforce centers in the region. To find your nearest Kentucky Career Center JobSight location, click here.

EKCEP also administers programs that help adults looking for work, workers who have been dislocated from their jobs, and young people.

BE PART OF EASTERN KENTUCKY'S ECONOMIC REBIRTH.

Call toll-free today: 855-466-3690

Download the Brochure PDF about the H.O.M.E. initiative here