Smoke signals. (Grand Ronde, Or.) 19??-current, July 15, 2010, Page 14, Image 12

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    Smoke Signals
14 JULY 15, 2010
KleaDfilhi care jobs
The Enterprise for Employment and Education, the workforce invest
ment board for Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties, has received funds
from the federal Department of Labor to provide vocational training
and, if needed, basic skills (GED) or English language training to enter
the following health care occupations:
Direct Care Worker (on the job training), Certified Nurse Assistant I
(CNA I), Certified Nurse Assistant II (CNA II), Licensed Practical Nurse
(LPN) and Medical Assistant (MA) (available Fall 2011)
WHO IS ELIGIBLE? Residents of Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties
who are in the following groups: currently unemployed workers; Lati
nos who have the capability of becoming bilingual in English within six
months of English instruction; Native Americans; veterans; and TANF
current recipients.
Participants wanting to train for the occupations Direct Care Worker,
Certified Nursing Assistant I & II and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
need to be able to do the following with or without reasonable accom
modations: Lift 50 lbs frequently;
Sit or stand for long periods of time and bend, kneel and stoop fre
quently. Participants wanting to train for any of the occupations will also
basic computer skills;
a valid Oregon Driver's License and an acceptable driving record
or you must be able to provide an approved alternate method of trans
portation. Individuals with any criminal conviction of a violent or predatory
nature, or who have been convicted of child abandonment will not be
eligible for this training.
Individuals who are currently enrolled in a health care training
program are eligible for this, training as long as their current training
program ends by Sept. 1, 2010.
The application process began June 1 and will continue until July
23. Applications will be available at the Salem, Woodburn, Dallas and
McMinnville WorkSource Oregon Centers.
Participants will undergo a competitive application and screening
Upcoming scholarship opportunities
It's not too lata to apply for fall 2010 K-holarehips. Pleajte visit the
Web site below to learn about the upcoming acholarhip opportunities.
If you need assistance completing your application, or need a paper
application mailed to you, contact the CTOR Scholarship Office at 1-800-422
0232, ext. 1345, or
July 15
Central Oregon Community College (fall term foundation scholar
August 1 (for fall term)
Chafee Training & Education Grant (for fosterformer foster
August IS
American Indian Services (for fall)
Wildlife Society program for Natives
The Professional Development Program for Native American
Students Interested in the Wildlife Profession is open to all Na
tive American, Alaska Natives, First Nations, Native Hawaiian or
Indigenous Tribal students currently enrolled in an undergradu
ate or graduate program studying natural resources or natural
resource management.
This competitive program will provide travel grant funds to en
able students to attend the 17th annual Conference of the Wildlife
Society to be held in Snowbird, Utah, Oct. 2-6, 2010.
Selected individuals will receive $1,500 each to help cover regis
tration fees, lodging, meals and transportation to the conference.
In addition, program participants will receive one-year TWS and
NPWMWG memberships, TWS publications including The Wildlife
Professional and The Wildlifer as well as discounts on The Journal
of Wildlife Management and access to TWS online resources.
Deadline: Aug. 6, 2010. For more information, e-mail nsvoboda or visit www.wildlife.orgconference.
1. All full-time students are required to file the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid (FASFA) each year. A copy of the FASFA and
Student Aid Report (SAR) must be submitted to the Tribal Education
2. All full-time students are responsible for having their grade reports
sent to the Higher Education Programs upon completion of each
3. All full-time students must maintain a 2.00 GPA and successfully
complete a minimum of 12 credit hours per termsemester to remain
eligible for funding.
4. Full-time students who do not meet the minimum academic re
quirements will be placed on academic PROBATION. Students who
are placed on PROBATIONARY STATUS will not be awarded the
following term until they have provided a copy of their grade report
transcript. -
5. Failure to meet the minimum academic requirements during the
probationary termsemester will result in SUSPENSION.
6. Full-time students must notify the Higher Education Programs of
address, telephone and e-mail changes as soon as they occur.
9. Each year full-time students must sign a "Release of Information"
form allowing correspondence with the school of attendance regarding
financial aid, educational budget, attendance and grade reports.
10. Students who withdraw or do not complete a termsemester will
be required to reimburse the Higher Education Programs for funding
received for the termsemester.
Please keep in contact with the Higher Education Programs; we are here
to provide assistance and support you while you are attending school.
N.W. Native
Hello my name is Jeremy Bailey I'm the president
of the newly formed N.W. Native Club at Cheme
keta Community College and I'm also a Grand
Ronde Tribal member and I'm encouraging Native
students to stop by the Multicultural Center and
introduce themselves to me. The mission is to en
hance the intellectual, social, cultural and eco
nomic values of our Native students. The many
contributions of the Native community needs' to be
shared with our campus community.
Come By And Visit
In The Multicultural
Discover bS3h
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Chemeketa Vg
Community College 503.399.5000
Chemeketa Community College is an equal opportunityaffirmative
action employer and educational institution. To request this
publication in an alternative format, please call 503.399.5192.