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Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board Looking For Partners

NKY Career Link reimburses eligible non-profits for the cost of hiring individuals who have been laid off from their jobs during the global pandemic.

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(Northern Kentucky) – The Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board has received additional funding through the National Dislocated Worker Grant for their NKY Career Link program.

NKY Career Link is a Rapid Reemployment Program, designed to assist local non-profit and governmental organizations in their ongoing response to COVID-19 recovery efforts by funding temporary positions that provide humanitarian, health, and safety services. 

NKY Career Link reimburses eligible non-profits for the cost of hiring individuals who have been laid off from their jobs during the global pandemic. In this funding round, potential partners may apply for costs related to a maximum of five part-time or full-time positions. Organizations located in Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen, and Pendleton Counties are eligible to apply to be a partner. 

Applicants will need to submit a letter of intent, including a full budget and job descriptions by Friday, January 29 of 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in order to be considered.

Current partners in the National Dislocated Worker Grant may be eligible to apply for additional positions, pending availability of funds.

The NKWIB supports our region’s workforce development and economic well-being by driving the work of the local career center system to prepare and connect qualified job seekers to the hiring needs of our regional employers. Learn more: https://nkcareercenter.org/wib/ Additional program details are available by contacting Tonia Slone, Project Manager, at tonia.slone@nkadd.org.

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