Career Connections for Students
Eufaula City Schools release
Eufaula City Schools has partnered with StaffingSolutions to establish Workforce Specialists.
This innovative work-based learning program is aimed at placing certified career and technical
education students in specific industry areas. Through these placements, the best and brightest
students representing Eufaula City Schools’ College and Career Academies can apply classroom
skills directly into real life work settings. Students typically work 10-20 hours per week and earn
high school credit in addition to receiving a paycheck for their experience.
This partnership, along with partnering with businesses in our community to offer Eufaula High
School students opportunities, is a definite win-win for all. Since StaffingSolutions covers all
workers’ compensation and general liability insurance concerns, the risk is minimized for
companies who wish to hire students. Ultimately, this program offers a solution to securing
qualified workers for our area by allowing local businesses the opportunity to recruit and train
specialized workers to meet their individual needs.
It is a significant benefit that StaffingSolutions serves as a partner to cover payroll, liability
insurance, and logistics in hiring teen workers. Eufaula City Schools and StaffingSolutions will
work jointly with companies to screen and select only the most qualified and willing students to
If you are a business owner in the Eufaula area and would like to become involved,
please contact Michele Eller, Amanda Hardy, or CeCe Horne.