SCC is committed to increasing employment of the citizens of our community. The purpose of the Human Resources Development (HRD) program is to educate and train people in transition and the emerging workforce for success in the workplace.
HRD provides assessment services, employability training, and career development counseling to the unemployed, underemployed, individuals in transition, and the emerging workforce. It not only provides the instruction, but also provides the much needed support for unemployed and dislocated workers within the college service area.
HRD Core Services
Career Development Activities - Include, but are not limited to job searching assistance, resume preparation, preparation for job interview, communication for the workplace, wellness for career success, and much more
Provide a pool of applicants for hire who have completed employability skills training courses.
For more information on this program and how to get started contact: Rita Gregory, Coordinator of Educational Opportunties (828) 306-7020.
HRD Fee Waiver Guidelines:
Participants may be eligible for tuition and fee waiver if they meet at least one of the following criteria:
Received notification of a pending layoff; or
Working and eligible for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (FEIT); or
Working and earning wages at or below two hundred percent (200%) of the federal poverty guideline.
The Employability lab is a self-paced environment where students can work on a variety of personal and professional skills
Career Readiness Certificate
Job Search Assistance
Basic Computer Training for the workplace
Also available at the Employability Lab are a variety of two-hour workshops that focus on improving both personal and professional skills. These workshops offer and much more:
Resume & Job Applications
Cherokee VOC office, 70 Bingo Loop Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719
12:00 pm– 2:30 pm TTH – Open Lab
Macon Annex Campus, Room 104
9:00 am – 1:00 pm MW – Open Lab
9:00 am – 12:00 pm T Class See Schedule
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm T- Open Lab
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Th –Open Lab
Jackson County: Sylva Campus, Oaks Hall Room 104
8:00 am – 1:00 pm MWF – Open Lab
10:00 am- 12:00 pm – Class Only See Schedule
Swain County: Swain Center, Room 102
8:00 am – 12:00 pm MW – Open Lab
For additional information, please contact Rita Gregory, Educational Opportunities Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-306-7020.