Opportunities for SEIU 521 Members
The Education Fund is working with SEIU 521 and Child Care Providers United (CCPU) on grant-funded programs and services for SEIU members training for healthcare, public health and community health jobs in California. These programs are for SEIU 521 members only. To qualify, sign up today at seiu521.org.
This grant will serve 1,000 members in education programs starting in 2023 and continuing through 2025. Programs are grant funded by the State of California through the HRTP Resilient Workforce General Fund (RWF) Program. Funding is targeted to address workforce shortages and build labor-management partnership in workforce training for union employment.
Programs and Services
Available now: American Heart Association certificate trainings
In-person trainings in BLS, ACLS, and PALS are being offered to SEIU 521 and Child Care Providers United (CCPU) members in Santa Clara and Kern Counties at the following locations and times, with more classes coming soon. All classes are for first time certification or renewal.
Location: 2302 Zanker Rd., San Jose CA 95131
8am-noon: Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (Spanish)
1pm-5pm: AHA BLS (English)
Location: 1001 17th Street, Bakersfield CA 93301
8am-noon: AHA BLS (English)
Tuition Support and Career Pathways
This program will support 1,000 members in Education Fund programs for tuition support and career pathways for high need healthcare, public health and community health roles. The goal of the grant is to build labor-management partnership to solve workforce needs and to advance grant participants’ careers through training and job placement.
- Tuition Support – available now! Learn more.
- Prerequisite courses
- Career pathways and apprenticeships including: Phlebotomy, Sterile Processing, Mental Health Certificates and RN-to-BSN. (Specific programs will vary with each county.)
- Career Advice – 1:1 with one of our Career Counselors
- Need-based laptop usage and childcare stipend
If you are a member of SEIU 521 and would like to get more information about how to take advantage of grant-funded Education Fund programs and services, the first step is to register for MyEdFund, our secure, online member portal and schedule an appointment.
Having trouble signing up for MyEdFund or need more information about how to take advantage of grant-funded Education Fund programs and services? If so, please contact Regional Coordinator Huda Khalil: