Can we make this a sticky?
If you are 25 or younger and dream of working on the water- PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE read this. I kick myself that I didn’t learn of this until I was too old!
Free seamanship training!!!
Where you ask??
The Job Corps Tongue Point Facility in Beautiful Astoria Oregon. NICE place- where they filmed “The Goonies” ,Kindergarten Cop", parts of “Free Willy” and other movies.
Free MMC, Free Twic, Free BST, free training for either AB or QMED, free rent, free gym, free food, free laundry, did I mention it’s FREE?
They PAY for your transportation…
They will help you get your GED…
You even get paid a little (not much) twice a month- and get up to $1200 when you graduate.
They also help you find work.
No- no don’t make much while you’re in- but this is an AWESOME opportunity! AB’s and QMED’s get paid pretty well- plus you can upgrade to the next level. PMI has an “AB to mate” program- or you can take classes near where you live…
Tongue Point website- www.tonguepoint.jobcorps.gov/home.aspx or 1 800 733 jobs
Job Corps bent over backward to help my brother get his certification in welding- call or email them now!
(I starred this myself because I think it’s THAT important)