Green Workforce NYS DOL 13-N

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Green Workforce NYS DOL 13-N

  1. 1. The color of collaboration… NYS DOL 13-N Central New York
  2. 2. Collaboration <ul><li>The Partnership: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journey 2 Jobs (J2J) is an association of workforce development groups, including: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs) and One Stop directors for 5 counties, business and industry associations, institutes of higher education, government agencies, human resources associations, the trades, community development, community groups, economic development agencies… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This partnership includes over 24 different groups. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Green Economy <ul><li>… the major barriers to a more rapid adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency in America are insufficient skills and training . </li></ul>According to the National Renewable Energy Lab
  4. 4. Central New York <ul><li>A 5-county region: </li></ul><ul><li>Onondaga, Cayuga, Cortland, Oswego, and Madison. </li></ul><ul><li>Our partnership involves: </li></ul><ul><li>public workforce development, </li></ul><ul><li>business associations and development agencies, </li></ul><ul><li>prominent & pre-eminent higher educational institutions, </li></ul><ul><li>private/educational non-profits. </li></ul>New York Times Syracuse location map
  5. 5. <ul><li>The New York State Department of Labor 13-N grant is intended to create a talent pipeline in Energy & Environmental Systems fields. </li></ul>
  6. 6. You Are Here … <ul><li>New York State Department of Labor 13-N grant </li></ul><ul><li>“ Regional Transformation Strategies through the Energy & Environmental Systems Cluster: A J2J Initiative” was awarded in 2008-2009 to CNY Works. </li></ul>Hanah Ehrenreich Green Workforce Development Project Manager (315) 477-6915 direct [email_address]
  7. 7. Partners … <ul><li>The Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY) </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering with Partners for Education & Business (PEB) for teacher training workshops on EES Career Ladder maps. </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering with the WorkKeys Center to maintain the Energy & Environmental Systems Career Ladder maps at www.careerscny.com </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher in the Workplace award. </li></ul><ul><li>2008: WorkKeys credentialed a combined total of 40+ BOCES HVAC trainees and dislocated workers in Cortland. </li></ul><ul><li>2008: Completed EES Career Ladder maps and launched site. </li></ul><ul><li>2008: Trained 50 Teachers in Career Ladder maps from 13 schools/11 districts and BOCES. Projected impact of 1,000 students exposed to green manufacturing and building careers. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Partners … <ul><li>State University of New York College of </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Science & Forestry (SUNY ESF) </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Certificate in Bioprocessing for professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Solar Power as Renewable Energy (SPARE) solar installer training course </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainably Energizing New York’s Creative Core (SURE) seminar series on Climate Change & Renewable Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability And Green Entrepreneurship (SAGE) Emerging Enterprise competition for young entrepreneurs. </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to Green Entrepreneurship, the summer science program for rising high school seniors on sustainability & entrepreneurship. Green-E/ship will be held at ESF, Tompkins-Cortland Community College, Cayuga Community College, and SUNY Morrisville. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Partners … <ul><li>Syracuse Center of Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>Near West Side Green Jobs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community forum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community job training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internships to support this effort. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2008: 30+ internships in EES fields completed by college/graduate students. </li></ul><ul><li>2008: US Green Building Council’s Green Build conference exhibition. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Partners … <ul><li>The Metropolitan Development Association </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Core regional marketing campaign www.creativecoreny.com to boost the visibility of our area’s interesting and vibrant businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>Attraction and retention of sustainable business in Central New York through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CEO familiarization tours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Build 2008 & 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach to businesses from Battelle report </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Partners … <ul><li>The Workforce Investment Boards- CNY </li></ul><ul><li>Working Solutions/Madison County </li></ul><ul><li>Cayuga Works! Career Center </li></ul><ul><li>Cortland Works! Career Center </li></ul><ul><li>Oswego County Works </li></ul><ul><li>CNY Works </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internships and work experience for both youths & adults in EES Cluster businesses. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Partners … <ul><li>SUNY Oswego </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Institute: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher training in renewable and sustainable energy technologies, including career ladder and scientific information. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Partners … <ul><li>The Leadership Institute, Utica College </li></ul><ul><li>Project Metrics and Grant Evaluation for the NYS DOL 13-N grant CNY team. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-year and End-of-year reports. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Close to home … <ul><li>Auburn City Hall Saves Energy with Geothermal System </li></ul><ul><li>CNY Business Journal Nov. 3, 2006. Paige Palmateer </li></ul><ul><li>AUBURN - A three-year-old geothermal project at Auburn City Hall has resulted in significant energy savings for the 77-year-old building. </li></ul><ul><li>It has also boosted growth in the geothermal division at McQuay International, the project developer. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Close to home … <ul><li>Area Counties Receive $15,000 Grant </li></ul><ul><li>to Promote Organic Tourism Efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Cortland County Visitors & Convention Bureau, Vol. 1:2 August 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>CORTLAND - &quot;Natural Choices: An Organic and Eco-friendly Tourism Trail in the eastern Finger Lakes Region&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>The interest in pursuing a grant that would promote organic options for visitors was based on the dramatic increase in organic food consumption and organic lifestyles that has taken place in recent years. According to the Institute of Food Technologies, between 1990 and 2005 there was a 20% increase in organic product purchases with sales reaching $13.8 billion worldwide. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Must Reads All the news that’s green to print <ul><li>Green For All www.greenforall.org </li></ul><ul><li>Treehugger.com </li></ul><ul><li>green Central New York </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing Case Study: Mondragon Cooperative Corp. , Spain </li></ul><ul><li>NY Creative Core www.creativecoreny.com </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable South Bronx www.ssbx.com </li></ul><ul><li>The Apollo Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Power Naturally/NYSERDA </li></ul><ul><li>www.powernaturally.org </li></ul><ul><li>Green Living Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>www.greenlivingideas.com </li></ul>
  17. 17. energy efficiency & renewable energy industries <ul><li>the energy-efficient building , construction, & retrofits industries; </li></ul><ul><li>the renewable electric power industry; </li></ul><ul><li>the energy efficient and advanced drive train vehicle industry; </li></ul><ul><li>the biofuels industry; </li></ul><ul><li>the deconstruction and materials use industries; </li></ul><ul><li>the energy efficiency assessment industry serving the </li></ul><ul><ul><li>residential, commercial, or industrial sectors ; and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>manufacturers that produce sustainable products using </li></ul></ul><ul><li>environmentally sustainable processes and materials. </li></ul>
  18. 18. career paths <ul><li>Bicycle repair and bike delivery services </li></ul><ul><li>Car and truck mechanic jobs, production jobs, and gas-station jobs related to bio-diesel, vegetable oil and other alternative fuels </li></ul><ul><li>Food production using organic and/or sustainably grown agricultural products </li></ul><ul><li>Green building </li></ul><ul><li>Green waste composting on a large scale </li></ul><ul><li>Hauling and reuse of construction and demolition materials and debris (C&D) </li></ul><ul><li>Hazardous materials clean up </li></ul><ul><li>Green (sustainable) landscaping </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing jobs related to large scale production of a wide range of technologies (i.e. solar panels, bike cargo systems, green waste bins, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Materials reuse/producing products made from recycled, non-toxic materials </li></ul><ul><li>Non-toxic household cleaning in residential and commercial buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Parks and open space maintenance and expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Printing with non-toxic inks and dyes and recycled papers </li></ul><ul><li>Public transit jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Solar installation and maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Tree cutting and pruning </li></ul><ul><li>Peri-urban and urban agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Whole home performance (i.e: HVAC, attic insulation, weatherization, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>---excerpt from Pinderhughes (2007) </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Most green collar jobs are middle-skill jobs requiring more education than high school but less than a four-year degree. </li></ul><ul><li>Greenjobsnow.com </li></ul>green collar
  20. 20. green collar <ul><li>Green collar jobs are located in large and small for-profit businesses, non-profits, social enterprises, and public sector… </li></ul><ul><li>They are relatively high quality jobs, with relatively low barriers to entry, in sectors poised for dramatic growth.  </li></ul>According to Raquel Pinderhughes, PhD (2007)
  21. 21. Green Job Resources <ul><li>Direct Upstate Job Listings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New York’s Creative Core </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.creativecoreny.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EssentialNYJobs.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Ion Internships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.project-ion.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Idealist.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greenjobs.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treehugger.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green for All.org </li></ul></ul>New York Times Syracuse location map

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