South Puget Sound Community College and Providence Health & Services have partnered to offer training and employment opportunities to students. The fully funded training will be for nursing assistant positions at Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia.

Ten lucky students wishing to become Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs), will be chosen to receive a sponsorship. Education, supplies, and certification costs will all be covered by the sponsorship.

The value for each student placed in the program is about $1,100 in total costs.  Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council provided the funding.

Students who complete the training and obtain certification will have the chance to obtain a job at Providence Mother Joseph Care Center.

The program begins in June 2018 and lasts about six weeks. Classes will be held at SPSCC’s Olympia nursing assistant lab. An information session will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Apr. 13 at South Puget Sound Community College in Building 34, Room 209.