ERIC Number: ED167756
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Women in Nontraditional Jobs: A Program Model. Boston: Nontraditional Occupations Program for Women.
Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC.
Part of a project to expand and improve the occupational options of low-income women, this program model (one of thirty nationwide) describes classroom training and work experience in the building maintenance skilled trade areas (maintenance and repair of electrical machinery, construction carpentry, plastering, painting, and papering). Part I, an overview, discusses program components, eligibility, and benefits. Part II deals with budget and staff. Part III discusses recruitment, intake, and orientation. Part IV covers classroom training and occupational fitness. Part V deals with work experience. Part VI covers counseling and supportive services. Part VII consists of job development, placement, and post-placement. Part VIII deals with monitoring and evaluation. Appendixes include a screening interview form; a counseling orientation schedule; formative evaluation questionnaires; a weekly scheduling form; samples of a course outline, classroom assignments, and an evaluation form; suggested exercises for developing occupational fitness; a list of electrical tasks; a worksite agreement; a schedule for the counseling component of the program; a brochure on the Nontraditional Occupations for Women program; a list of procedures for identifying and posting jobs; a form letter to employers; and a final trainee reaction form. (LMS)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Ancillary Services, Blue Collar Occupations, Building Operation, Building Trades, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Guidance, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Educational Programs, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Federal Aid, Females, Job Placement, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Maintenance, Models, Nontraditional Occupations, Program Administration, Program Budgeting, Program Content, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Recruitment, Skilled Occupations, Work Experience Programs
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts (Boston)