Category Archives: USVI Government

VITEMA and FEMA conduct joint disaster preparedness workshops with agencies and community partners


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Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard offer lessons learned advice during joint FEMA/VITEMA preparedness workshops (St. Thomas)

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN, Inc.) attended joint exercises hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) July 29-30 (St. Croix) and August 1-2 (St. Thomas) designed to strengthen preparation and local response to disasters.

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CAN Academy to Launch Workforce Development Certification Courses on St. Thomas June 24


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Click image to download the flyer for more information on CANAcademy

The Community Action Now! Academy (CANAcademy) USVI is set to launch a series of Workforce Development courses through the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL). Registration ends June 8th, and classes will begin June 24th. Contact your VIDOL representative to register, (340) 776-3700:

  • Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) – 8 weeks
    • Includes Microsoft Specialist Certification and CAP Certification
  • Certified Bookkeeping Professional (CB) – 12 weeks
    • Includes Quickbooks and the Certified Bookkeeping Certification
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certification (ESB) – 5 weeks
    • Prepares business owners to start and expand their small businesses
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