If you are unemployed or underemployed, funds may be available to help with your Corporate & Community Education costs.
SMART Jobs is a scholarship program funded by Spartanburg County to provide intensive short-term training for dislocated workers leading to career growth and full-time employment opportunities.
The program is also sponsored by the SC Employment Security Commission and supported by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Spartanburg County Economic Futures Group, and the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
What are the Qualification to Participate in the Smart Jobs Program?
- Resident of Spartanburg County
- High school diploma or GED
- Unemployed or underemployed (less than 30 hours/week)
- Eligible for rehire from most recent employment if unemployed
- Be seeking training to lead to full-time employment
What are the Training Options?
- BLS (Basic Life Support) Training
- Healthcare Programs
- Additional training options may be available based on individual need
SMART Jobs offices are located on the Spartanburg Community College Giles campus in the P. Dan Hull Bldg. E-1. Visit them on the web at https://www.sccsc.edu/smartjobs or you may contact them at (864) 592-4953.
The SNAP Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) Program helps SNAP participants gain skills, training, or work experience to increase their ability to obtain regular employment that leads to economic self-sufficiency. Additionally, the E&T program offers a way to allow SNAP recipients to meet SNAP work requirements. For more information, call 864-592-4900.
Piedmont Community Action
300 S. Daniel Morgan Avenue
Spartanburg, SC 29306
SC Vocational Rehabilitation
SC Department of Social Services-Project Hope
SCC Scholarship funds may be available. For more information, call 864-592-4900.