Operation BOOST Events Provide Short-Term Training Options

For Immediate Release: April 22, 2021

Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016


Operation BOOST Events Provide Short-Term Training Options

WHAT: Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ), along with the City of Jacksonville and Workforce Industrial Training, is hosting Operation BOOST — a series of workforce readiness events that will connect our community members with short-term training programs designed to get them connected to high-wage jobs quickly.                       


Attendees will:  

  • Receive application fee waivers
  • Work one-on-one with program and admissions representatives
  • Learn about Scholarships and Financial Aid available for qualified students
  • Have an opportunity to learn about featured programs in the areas of Construction, Health Care, IT, Education, Public Safety and more.
  • Be eligible for a chance to win a $500 FSCJ scholarship just by attending


To learn more, go to fscj.edu/boost. Operation BOOST events are free to attend and open to the public. Social distancing will be observed and masks are encouraged for all attendees.


COST:                         Free event


WHEN and WHERE: Thursday, April 22, 2021

                                    5-7 p.m.

                                    Mary Lena Gibbs Community Center 

                                    6974 Wilson Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32210


                                   Saturday, April 24, 2021

                                   10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

                                   Flossie Brunson Eastside Park

                                  1050 Franklin St. Jacksonville, FL 32206