Environmental Career Worker Training Program (ECWTP)
The Deep South Center for Environmental (DSCEJ) would like to identify, train, and mobilize men and women to participate in hazardous materials clean-up, construction, and disaster recovery locally and across the nation. After receiving certification, participants will be assisted with job placement.
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