For more than 35 years, The Women’s Resource Center has provided counseling, training, and direction to women of all generations by encouraging, educating, enriching and empowering them through life’s transitions. Today, WRC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit agency that serves thousands of women and families at its three Centers in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. WRC’s vision is to offer unique strategies that encourage self-confidence, determination and a sense of place — to not only meet immediate needs but also provide hope for the future

To meet the high demand in the insurance industry CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and The Women’s Resource Center are partnering with State College of Florida (SCF) to offer a FREE three-week Customer Service Representative 4-40 License training at our Sarasota Center. In just three short weeks, you can earn an Insurance Customer Service Representative License and you will be on your way to a great career with average starting wages of $16/hr. ($33,000/yr.) 

Coursework will be online and facilitated by an SCF instructor and guest speakers from local insurance employers will also participate. Training includes soft skills and mentors will help participants with resume and interview preparation. The class will meet daily from Monday through Thursday, from 9am-12pm. Successful class completion leads to the 4-40 Insurance License. The three-week course runs from October 21 until November 7th.  

Applicants eligibility is contingent on a clean background and drug test, a valid driver’s license, and the ability to pass a level 2 background check (cost: $47.05 payable to IdentoGO). All interested applicants must apply for the free program and will be screened by CareerEdge. Interested candidates must register by September 30th online. 

If you are interested and want to learn more before committing, please plan to attend an info session at the Women’s Resource Center on September 25th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. For questions, please email

Click here to apply today!