Construction 101 Workshop Begins June 21 in Lamoille County

CONTACT: Janice Szabo
ReSOURCE: A Nonprofit Community Enterprise
(802) 857-4355 │ [email protected]

May 11, 2021


ReSOURCE’s six-week apprenticeship-style job training program is designed to allow participants
to acquire important skills needed to
obtain employment in the Construction industry


WILLISTON, VT– ReSOURCE, a Nonprofit Community Enterprise, is pleased to announce its popular Construction 101 Workshop is expanding to Lamoille County. The six-week
carpentry, construction and employability skills course has 8 available spaces and is open to community members age 18 +.


Through this technical training course, participants will complete six of the NCCER construction certification modules (safety, hand tools, power tools, construction math,
employability skills and communication skills) and OSHA-10 Workplace Safety 2 Certification. Course work will be supplemented by hands-on building projects at Green
Mountain Technology and Career Center and on-the-job work experiences with local, hiring employers.


In addition, participants will complete ReSOURCE’s Personal and Professional Development (PPD) course designed to improve job seeking and retention skills and
assisted by an Employment Counselor who will work with students individually to identify a job placement that meets their individual interests and needs.


For more information, please contact Pam Laser, ReSOURCE Lead Employment and Transition Coordinator, [email protected], 802.324.2091
or DJ Masi, Business Account Manager, Creative Workforce Solutions, [email protected], 802.793.8309.

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What is Career Start?

Career Start is a program designed for high school students to gain hands-on experience and technical skills in various departments at ReSOURCE’s Burlington or Barre locations.

High school students enrolled in school are eligible to participate in the Career Start program.

The program provides hands-on experience in ReSOURCE departments, technical skills training, and monthly personal and professional development classes.

There is a fee of $1500, but tuition is waived for qualifying Vermonters.

Departments include Customer Service & Retail, Office Administration, Computers and Electronics, Overlook Cafe, and Large Appliances, among others.

Yes, students earn a monthly stipend

Training covers Health and Wellness, Goal Setting and Achievement, Leadership Development, Career Planning, and Financial Literacy.

Interested individuals should contact ReSOURCE’s Training and Development Manager, Susan Uthmann, for enrollment details.


Please contact:

Susan Uthmann
Training and Development Manager
[email protected]

Partner Agency List

Our partners help us to provide $125,000 worth of goods to over 2,000 individuals/families in Chittenden, Lamoille, and Washington Counties, and the greater Vermont area.

  • Addison Community Action/CVOEO
  • Age Well
  • Agency of Human Services- Field Services Burlington District
  • Burlington Community Justice Center
  • Burlington Housing Authority
  • Chittendent Community Action/CVOEO
  • Clarina Howard Nichols Center
  • Committee On Temporary Shelter
  • Essex Community Justice Center
  • Howard Center Community Support Program
  • Howard Center Developmental Services
  • Howard Center School Service Program
  • Lamoille Family Center
  • Milton Family Community Center
  • Pathways Vermont- Housing First Program
  • Pathways Vermont -services for veterans and families rapid rehousing program
  • Safe Harbor Clinic
  • Spectrum Youth and Family Services
  • Steps to End Domestic Violence
  • The Janet S. Munt Family Room
  • U.S. Committee for refugees and Immigrants
  • U.S. Committee for refugees and Immigrants
  • Vermont Cares
  • Vermont Catholic Charities
  • Vermont Foundation of Recovery


Become a Partner Agency

For interest in joining our program please email [email protected] to learn more about the next application cycle or any availability in become a new partner agency.

We make award decisions each December for the next calendar year and notify partners so our clients can request vouchers.

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