Workforce Readiness Training Seminars and Workforce Scholarships
The Foundation offers Workforce Readiness Training Seminars and Workforce Scholarships, with startup and continued funding from Sasol. Training courses are designed to help people develop professional skills for landing and keeping jobs. The program includes professional skills courses covering five topics. The Workforce Training Scholarship Program provides financial support to individuals who want to pursue careers in industry in Southwest Louisiana. It is managed by the Community Foundation and was created by Sasol with support from Lake Charles LNG and Shell Oil Company. Depending on individual needs, the scholarships cover tuition for short term craft training, support from a designated career counselor, guidance from a trained mentor and connection to community resources. The Workforce Training Program also offers a series of professional training seminars.