Title: Ready to Work
Salary Range: $10.00/hr
Contract Term Length: Not Applicable
Standard Hours: 20-30
Work Location: On-Site
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
College: Ashland Community & Technical College
Campus Location: Ashland Comm and Tech College
Department: Ready to Work (RTW)
The Ready to Work (RTW) Program serve pre-college, college, and post-college students who are receiving Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (K-TAP) benefits.
PRIOR TO APPLYING, students must contact the Ready to Work Coordinator to determine eligibility.
Regina Miller (606) 326-2216
Winston Leadingham (606) 326-2424
The programs can help with:
•Paid work experience on and off campus
•Counseling, advising, and mentoring
•Referrals to community resources
•Job references and referrals
•Job readiness, life skills, and academic success seminars
The work-study component of Ready to Work provides work opportunities on both on-campus and off-campus through work-study programs. Students in the programs gain work experience while earning extra income that will not reduce their K-TAP benefits. The placement of work-study students with both private and non-profit employers helps prepare them for the workplace by allowing them to gain work experience, job retention skills and earn extra income.
On-campus: working in student service offices, labs, and various other campus departments.
Off-campus: working in local elementary schools, small businesses, non-profit businesses, and various community service positions. All work assignments are aimed at the student's area of study for on the job experience.
To be eligible for the Ready to Work Program, students must be enrolled in school and receive K-TAP benefits.
Kentucky State Law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment.
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KCTCS is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution.
KCTCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities.