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17 05, 2024

Program Specialist (Putnam County)

2024-05-17T13:32:00+00:00May 17th, 2024|Careers|0 Comments

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency/Empower Upper Cumberland has an opening for a Program Specialist in Putnam County. This position serves as a Departmental Floater on a wide range of tasks within the Empower Department and is cross-trained in all Specialist and Navigator duties. This position assists with tasks as assigned by the Navigator Manager and [...]

19 04, 2023

Empower Resource Coordinator (PT and FT)

2024-04-19T14:27:52+00:00April 19th, 2023|Careers|Comments Off on Empower Resource Coordinator (PT and FT)

The Upper Cumberland Development District, in conjunction with Empower Upper Cumberland, is currently accepting applications for part-time and full-time Empower Resource Coordinator(s). The Empower Resource Coordinator will work to elevate the economic status of the Upper Cumberland region and businesses throughout; improving workforce conditions for both employers and employees by identifying barriers and creating [...]

1 04, 2023

Empower UC in the News: Local Matters With Ben Rodger ft. Megan Spurgeon

2023-04-13T13:24:37+00:00April 1st, 2023|News and Events|Comments Off on Empower UC in the News: Local Matters With Ben Rodger ft. Megan Spurgeon

Recently, Megan Spurgeon, Empower Upper Cumberland Director, sat down with Ben Rodgers, Newstalk 94.1 reporter, to discuss how she came to be the program's director; including what it was like starting a new position with Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency as one local disaster and a worldwide pandemic unfolded. Part 1 Part 2 This content [...]

31 03, 2023

Empower UC Joins YMCA in White County Food Drive

2023-03-31T14:15:56+00:00March 31st, 2023|News and Events|Comments Off on Empower UC Joins YMCA in White County Food Drive

Earlier this week, Empower Upper Cumberland team members assisted with a food drive in White County. This event provided one box of food per car and was made possible through a grant awarded to our local YMCA by Save the Children. Volunteers boxed and distributed 200 food boxes for White County families with children in [...]

30 03, 2023

Empower UC Holds First Advisory Board Meeting

2023-03-30T15:11:55+00:00March 30th, 2023|News and Events|Comments Off on Empower UC Holds First Advisory Board Meeting

Empower Upper Cumberland continues to make significant strides toward alleviating poverty in the Upper Cumberland. Recently, the Empower UC team held its inaugural advisory board meeting in which board leadership was selected. Congratulations to Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady and White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson on being selected to lead the Empower UC [...]

26 01, 2023

Empower UC Collaborative Partner, Highlands Economic Partnership, Launches New Highlands Training Center

2023-01-26T21:48:02+00:00January 26th, 2023|News and Events|Comments Off on Empower UC Collaborative Partner, Highlands Economic Partnership, Launches New Highlands Training Center

Photo courtesy of Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce. From left: Nick Bishop, Janice Terry, Page Bryant, Becky Hull, Jasen Knight, Mike Porten, Phillip Clemmons, Matt Billings, Heather Thomas, Mark Farley, Angie Wells, Megan Spurgeon, Ben Rodgers, Adam Poe, Stacey Baxter, James Mills, Jon Ward, Ryan Barnhart, Tony Whiteaker, Jay Albrecht, Luke Eldridge, Ali Bagci [...]

10 01, 2023

Empower UC Wraps 200-hour Staff Training

2023-01-10T16:31:10+00:00January 10th, 2023|News and Events|Comments Off on Empower UC Wraps 200-hour Staff Training

The Empower Upper Cumberland Bootcamp training program recently came to an end after six weeks of intensive training. Twenty-seven individuals completed the 200-hour training program; a first-of-its-kind training program in the Upper Cumberland was truly a collaborative effort. Presenters included team members from UCHRA, UCDD, community partners, business leaders, and several other community organizations. In [...]

24 08, 2022

Request for Proposals: Empower Upper Cumberland Office Furniture

2022-08-24T13:31:14+00:00August 24th, 2022|News and Events|Comments Off on Request for Proposals: Empower Upper Cumberland Office Furniture

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will solicit bids from qualified companies for office furniture with the below specifications: All furniture, excluding chairs, is to be grey in color and wood or laminate material. Companies can submit multiple proposals; however, each individual proposal should be the same brand/style throughout the proposal. [...]

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