Richmond Parks and Rec accepting applications for workforce development program

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond’s Park and Recreation Department is accepting applications for a workforce development program.

The program aims to help unemployed or recently incarcerated residents who are interested in learning skills for holding down a job. Participants will help maintain local parks and work with career counselors, among other things. They will also be paid a salary of $12 an hour.

Contact Kathryn Garrison at 804-646-1441 or via email at Kathryn.Garrison@rva.gov for more information.

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