SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. -- There will be a free certified nurse's aide and home health aide entrance exam and orientation on Dec. 1 and Dec. 8 at the KNL Community Center in Spring Valley, at 9:30 a.m.
This free health-care training program prepares the students to care for patients of all ages that are homebound and in nursing homes.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is also included as part of the training. Job placement services are available upon completion.
Applicants must meet the following eligibility guidelines and program qualifications:
- Income guidelines apply
- Proof of one year New York residency
- Permanent residency or citizenship required
- 18 years of age
- Adequate reading skills
- Eligible for State clearance
- Must have High School Diploma, G.E.D or foreign High School Diploma
- Maximum 30 college credits
- Must pass physical exam and drug screening
KNL (Konbit Nèg Lakay Inc.) is a well-respected, Haitian non-profit community organization established in Rockland County in 1987, for the purpose of assisting Rockland's substantial (and growing) Haitian community, while raising awareness and appreciation of the Haitian culture and promoting understanding among all communities within the county.
The KNL Community Center is at 16 East Church St., Spring Valley. Call 845-425-4623 or visit www.konbitneglakay.com .
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