Are you interested in a place where you can learn new job skills? Or, perhaps you could benefit from access to tools and resources that could help you find a better job and advance your career? If so, look no further than The Community Assistance Center’s brand new Career Center facility located at 1130 Hightower Trail.
Originally launched as an initiative in September of 2021, the new Career Center is the latest resource used to further The Community Assistance Center’s mission of providing emergency assistance to those in need and promoting their self-reliance. The Career Center will provide guidance for career transition, assistance entering the workforce, and tools to help clients find better employment opportunities with the goal of moving toward financial independence.
The Career Center offers a wide range of services, such as career counseling, job training, and workshops:
Career Counseling – depending on your job search needs, CAC may be able to pair you with a Career Advocate who will provide one–on–one support to guide you through the job search process.
Job Connections – working with local companies, workforce specialists, and volunteers the CAC helps to connect job seekers with available jobs. Follow this link for more information on current local job openings.
Career workshops – these workshops will provide practical tools, advice, and skills to aid your job search. These include learning to write a quality resume, as well as interview tips and tricks. Follow this link to access a list of local employment job fairs, including Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and a workshop to create or improve your profile on LinkedIn.
Training Programs – utilizing connections with local organizations such as Goodwill Industries, the Career Center can connect you with job skill training programs, often at no cost to you. Career service programs offered at organizations like Goodwill, for example, include: welding, technology, supply chain management, maintenance, hospitality and logistics.
Additionally, the Women in Technology (WIT) Single Mothers Program offers a Cyber Security Certification Program to benefit 20 adult single mothers per semester who are interested in the STEAM field, workforce education, and employment.
The Community Assistance Center’s new Career Center is a hub for affordable and dependable career services, advice, and education. If you are looking for a job, interested in pursuing a job in a different field, or desire to explore options for career advancement, the Career Center is open and ready to assist you!