ATLANTA, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Community Credit Union (www.DeltaCommunityCU.com), Georgia's largest credit union with assets exceeding $5 billion, announces the continued growth of its High School Apprentice Program, which provides students in metro Atlanta schools with job training, competitive pay and career opportunities.
Since Delta Community began its program in 2006, the number of participants has grown steadily, reaching 21 this year. Apprentice candidates are identified through select metro Atlanta schools' Work-Based Learning Programs.
In addition to providing valuable training and professional experience to students, the Apprentice Program gives Delta Community an opportunity to connect with Millennials in the communities it serves for a stronger, productive workplace. Each year, many apprentices continue working for the Credit Union after high school graduation.
"Our Apprentice Program provides hands-on training for motivated students and added support to Delta Community's front-line employees, enabling us to provide even better service to our members," said Senior Vice President of Human Resources Suzanne Mitchell. "It's another way we invest in people who live in the communities we serve."
Students currently enrolled in the Apprentice Program must complete the same training new adult employees receive before beginning jobs at Delta Community. Students interested in enrolling in the Apprentice Program in 2017 should contact their school's Work-Based Learning coordinator for more information.
Photo: Delta Community Credit Union High School Apprentice Program participants.
About Delta Community Credit Union
Delta Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with a mission of providing consumers better service and value on the deposit, loan, investment and insurance products they use to manage their household expenses and save for the future. Delta Community was founded in 1940 and has become Georgia's largest credit union with more than $5 billion in assets and 26 branch locations. The Credit Union now welcomes residents of 11 metro Atlanta counties and employees of more than 150 businesses, including Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, RaceTrac and UPS. Visit www.DeltaCommunityCU.com to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DeltaCommunityand Twitter at @DeltaCommunity.