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Workforce Boulder County


Meet Shane

Workforce Challenge

Shane was unemployed and residing at the Boulder Homeless Shelter.

Workforce Solution

He was referred to the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) training grant program offered at Workforce Boulder County. When he came in to complete his WIA application, he learned that a local cleaning company was looking for custodial staff. Shane jumped at the opportunity, applied, and was hired!

At the same time, Shane was approved for a WIA grant and enrolled in training through Solar Energy International.

Outcomes & Benefits

Shane received training in residential and commercial photovoltaic systems and earned certification in solar business and technical sales. He graduated from the training program on August 17, 2014. Shane is now living in Longmont in an apartment and looking for employment where he can utilize his new skills and credentials.


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