Food and Nutrition Services Employment & Training

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The Food Nutrition Services Employment and Training (FNS E&T) Program increases education and employment success for those who are receiving SNAP/EBT benefits. The PCC education navigator and Pitt County Department of Social Services representatives work with applicants on a volunteer basis, providing referrals to needed community resources. They also connect applicants with PCC’s Workforce Development and other resources. The program can also help pay for training, textbooks, supplies, and provide support services to help face barriers head-on. Sponsorship or scholarship opportunities are available to qualified applicants. Enrollment at PCC is not required for participation in this program.

To qualify, you must:

  • Reside in Pitt County
  • Receive or be eligible to receive SNAP/EBT benefits
  • Be 16-59 years old

Program services include:

  • Career assessment to identify viable career pathways
  • Scholarships for Workforce Development and Continuing Education classes
  • Support with completing PCC applications for admission, residency, and class registration
  • Assistance with job searching and resume building
  • Basic needs assessment and basic skills training
  • National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

Benefits of the Program:

  • Tuition assistance
  • FNS E&T can pay for required textbooks, equipment, supplies and professional licensure exams
  • Career and Education planning
  • One-on-one Education Navigator support
  • Support and retention services
  • Job search assistance and support

For more information, contact Curshenia Wilson at cwilson980@my.pittcc.edu or 252-493-7904.

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Food and Nutrition Services Information Request Form

Food and Nutrition Services Information Request Form

To qualify for the program, you must be a resident of Pitt County, receive or be eligible to receive SNAP/EBT benefits, and be between 16 and 59 years old. Enrollment at PCC is not required for participation in the program.