The Connections Job Development Program was the recipient of $2,459.05 in donations during its time as the charitable organization of the month at the Pasco County Tax Collector’s Office. Since its inception in 1991, the Connections Job Development Program has helped job seekers in Pasco County learn the basic skills needed to prepare a resume, how to search and interview for a job, how to operate a computer and more. All services are provided to job seekers, including career advising and job skills training, at no cost to the participants.
It is estimated that at any given moment there are 15,000 people who are unemployed in Pasco County. It is also estimated that there are about 16,000 job openings in the county. Connections Job Development Program helps make the “connection” between the job and the job seeker.
Assisting local non-profit organizations raise funds is an important part of the services provided by the Pasco County Tax Collector’s Office. For more details regarding the charitable giving program please contact Greg Giordano, Assistant Tax Collector at 727-847-8179 or visit www.pascotaxes.com. For more information about Connections Job Development Program please contact Kim Newgard, Executive Director at 727-849-4724 or visit www.connectionsjobdevelopment.org