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VI State Apprenticeship Council (VISAC) is hosting an Employer Forum: Growing Talent Through Apprenticeship
The Department of Labor-Office of Apprenticeship in partnership with VI State Apprenticeship Council (VISAC) is hosting an Employer Forum: Growing Talent Through Apprenticeship. We invite you to join VIPCA Director Oriel Blake who shall serve as panelist, and learn more about our commitment to Registered Apprenticeships and how these unique work-based training programs make a … Continue reading VI State Apprenticeship Council (VISAC) is hosting an Employer Forum: Growing Talent Through Apprenticeship
VIPCA & VICS are scoping an exciting USVI Coastal Guide that will highlight natural and historical sites on USVI coastlines. We seek help from local captains that would be willing to take a photographer around the USVI in January to photograph bays of cultural and natural significance. We anticipate 3 days for STT/STJ/Water/Hassel and 2-3 … Continue reading Calling All USVI-based Captains!
Assistant Executive Director, The Virgin Island Professional Charter Association LOCATION: St. Thomas, USVI | POSITION TYPE: Salary | EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full | POSTED: 12/15/2022 The Virgin Island Professional Charter Association (VIPCA) is the territory’s 501(c)(6) non-profit marine association, whose purpose is to preserve, protect and promote the charter yacht sector of the U.S. Virgin Islands … Continue reading VIPCA is Hiring an Assistant Executive Director!
RapierMed Donates $25,000 to the Marine Rebuild Fund for Junior Sailing Camp Training
Thank you all whom attended our Annual Members Meeting & Holiday Party at the Box Bar last night, we had a super turn out of member. Thank you especially to the Board Members whom attended and for their year round work: Peter Pieschel, Chris Cilliers, Casey Grimes, Collin Steyn, and returning founding director Steve Schlosser.
VIPCA’s serving on the Workforce Development board is a privilege, and Executive Director Oriel Blake was grateful to be a panelist at the Governor’s Workforce Summit. Having the chance to engage with job seekers and professionals with an interest in the Marine Industry is an important part of VIPCA – Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association‘s … Continue reading VIPCA served as panelist at Workforce Summit Thursday 29th Sept 2022
We have two exciting upcoming Webinars, attend one or both by signing up: https://vipca.org/insurance-webinar-registration/
We have two exciting upcoming Webinars, attend one or both by signing up: https://vipca.org/insurance-webinar-registration/ Travel Medical Insurance: What you need to know for 2022 (June 9th, 1pm AST) The world looks vastly different today from two years ago. On June 9th, Rick Bagnall will be presenting on Travel Medical Insurance and the evolving market. Rick … Continue reading We have two exciting upcoming Webinars, attend one or both by signing up: https://vipca.org/insurance-webinar-registration/
The Gowrie Group, a leading marine insurance agency that manages the comprehensive crew health insurance and yacht insurance programs offered to active members of the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association (VIPCA), is pleased to announce that starting February 1, 2022, coverage will be extended to shore-based active VIPCA members. Gowrie Group Extends Health Insurance … Continue reading Shore-based health insurance access for active VIPCA members.
Release Date: January 18, 2022 Contact: Nigel Fields, 340-776-6201 ext. 431 National Park Service seeks public input on Caneel Bay redevelopment options ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands—The National Park Service (NPS) today released an initial set of concepts that could guide the redevelopment of Caneel Bay at Virgin Islands National Park. The public is invited to … Continue reading National Park Service seeks public input on Caneel Bay
Jan 6: Meeting with Department of Labour Apprenticeship Executive to discuss expansion of the VIPCA Marine Apprenticeship Jan 8: Meeting with Governor’s Legal Counsel to discuss direction of the yacht charter industry with VISA Waiver investigation during COVID pandemic to enable foreign crews to temporarily work a USVI-only charter Jan 12: O.Blake gave birth to … Continue reading VIPCA Work 2021 Synopsis