Google Announces $100,000 Sponsorship for FutureWorks Career Center
SPRINGFIELD — Google continued its Grow with Google tour in Springfield last week by announcing a sponsorship for FutureWorks Career Center totalling $100,000. The sponsorship will help FutureWorks deepen its available resources to prepare active job seekers with the digital skills necessary to obtain jobs and succeed in the workforce.
FutureWorks will deploy Google’s Applied Digital Skills Curriculum its diverse group of youth and adult job seekers over the course of a year. Some of its staff will also be trained on Google for Jobs and teach active job seekers how to use the online platform to streamline their job search.
“I am very pleased that Google has brought its exciting Grow with Google initiative to the city of Springfield. This digital training program will benefit many small businesses, job seekers, and students in Western and Central Massachusetts,” said U.S. Rep. Richard Neal.
Launched in October 2017, Grow with Google is the tech company’s new initiative to help create economic opportunities for Americans. The project is an extension of Google’s long-standing commitment to making information and technology accessible to everyone, and focuses on providing digital skills and learning opportunities to communities across the U.S.