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Programs that provide instruction for people who need to acquire the basic "soft skills" and tools that are required to successfully apply for and secure employment, and retain a position once they have been hired. These programs provide information and guidance regarding preparing a resume, writing job application letters, completing job application questionnaires, responding to job ads and taking employment tests; offer tips regarding appropriate dress, personal appearance and interview techniques; and address other similar topics.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment ProgramPaid job training programBerksAARP Foundation WorksearchAARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program
American Staffing Solutions, Employment ServicesProvides employment services to individuals looking for workSchuylkillAmerican Staffing Solutions, Employment ServicesAmerican Staffing Solutions
Arbor Education and TrainingAssists out of school youth from 17 to 24 years obtain their GED as well as offer training in customer service through the National Retail Federation. Also provides case management, resume writing, career exploration, job search/placement, post-secondary education opportunities, interviewing techniques, mentoring and paid work experience opportunities.LancasterArbor Education and Training-Building Futures Career CenterRescare
Bell, HHS, Next Door Program
  • Rental Assistance Please, note: as of Spring 2019 rental funds are limited; however, there are other available services. Please, be sure to ask for: CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES. By receiving case management services they are able to help clients get connected to additional, critical services.
  • Connection to Info & Resources
  • Step-by-Step Success Planning
  • Advocacy
  • Case Management to people that are experiencing homelessness, near homelessness, or difficulty with housing.
  • Supportive, engaging, and solution-based.
  • YorkBell, Homelessness and Housing Support (HHS)Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Bethany Outreach Center - Computer/Employment/Budgeting ClassesCOMPUTER: Basic Microsoft skills JOB SEARCH AND RESUME BUILDING: One-on-one help with job search, resume/cover letter building and interviewing skills. HOME BUDGETING: One-on-one help with personal finances.ErieBethany Outreach CenterBethany Outreach Center
    Bollinger Enterprises, Inc.Provides employment, job training and placement, vocational rehabilitation services, and community activity programs for persons with disabilities.WarrenBollinger Enterprises, Inc.Bollinger Enterprises, Inc.
    Chosen 300 Ministries - 1st Tuesday Learning Lunch1st Tuesday of each month, Chosen 300 hosts a program from 12 N - 1 PM. During the session, there are workshops provided that help to assist individuals in resolving various issues preventing them from becoming self-sufficient. Workshops may include (but are not limited to) job readiness/opportunities for hire, medicaid/car assistance & Sign ups, trade school opportunities, pro-bono dental/medical screenings and services, etc. Doors open at 11:30 AM.PhiladelphiaChosen 300 Ministries, Inc. - Philadelphia; ChinatownChosen 300 Ministries
    Community Women's Education Project - WorkstartProvides a free, intensive program designed for adults who need to work but are not sure what kind of job or training they need. Provides Adult Basic Education with a career exploration component that gives students the opportunity to select an internship at a local business or non-profit agency in the Kensington/Frankford area. Workstart will also help TANF (welfare) recipients with their independent job search. On-site, reasonably priced child care is available.PhiladelphiaCommunity Women's Education Project at Juvenile Law Center - Philadelphia; FrankfordCommunity Women's Education Project
    Corporate America Supports YouCorporate America Supports You (CASY) focuses on assisting National Guard and Reserve members, as well as Veterans in employment training, counseling, and job placement. A team of highly educated and experienced military spouses, caregivers, and veterans are specialized in employment assessment, gap skills training, skills validation, targeted resume assistance, virtual training, mentorship /professional development, and financial health training for everyone within our military and veteran communities. Programs and services include:
    • Military Skills Translation
    • Resume Review
    • Interview Prep
    • Employer Connection
    • Career Development & Training
    • Resources specific to veteran employment
    Military Spouse Corporate Career NetworkMilitary Spouse Corporate Career Network
    Crispus Attucks Association, Employment & Training ProgramsGeneral Employment Services: Serves young adults ages 19 to 24 who are seeking employment, by providing training, education, counseling, and job placement. Call or visit website for more information.YorkCrispus Attucks Association, Inc.Crispus Attucks Association, Inc.
    Day Services, ShadowfaxShadowfax offers day program services in a variety of settings to meet each person's interests and capabilities. Programs include vocational training, job finding and support, enhancing skills for daily living, volunteerism, and fun activities. Vocational Alternatives: Shadowfax offers vocational training in a variety of supported settings. Two facility based training centers operate in York. The program is designed to provide work experience in an industrial setting to individuals who have disabilities. Classes provide assistance in developing a resume, completing a job application, mastering interviewing skills, and learning appropriate social skills for the work environment. Placement services are available for people who need assistance in finding a job. Once employed, follow-up services are provided to ensure the job experience is successful for the person and the employer. Supported Employment: Employment Specialists help with every aspect of job development in order for a person to find and keep a job. Once the person’s job preferences and skills are explored and assessed, Employment Specialists assist them in the job search and interview process. After being hired, Employment Specialists stay on-site with the person to ensure they learn the job. Independent Skills Training Program: . Individual plans are developed based on the needs and desires of each person. Daily living needs for each individual are met by our caring staff. Program activities include, but are not limited to, socialization, communication, motor development and exercise, sensory stimulation, and basic work skills. Services are provided at 386 Pattison Street, York; 149 S. Tremont Street, York; or 1205 E. Market Street, YorkYorkShadowfaxShadowfax
    Dignity Housing - Education & Workforce DevelopmentProvides workforce development and education services specially designed to address the needs of homeless clients in pursing greater self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPromoting Self-SufficiencyDignity Housing
    Employment Preparation - Somerset County CareerLinkPrograms that provide assistance for people who need information, guidance and/or training in specific job-related skills to make appropriate occupational choices and secure and retain positions that effectively utilize their abilities.SomersetPA CareerLink - Somerset CountyPA CareerLink
    Employment Services (Specialist)Goodwill provides employment training services that will support an individual training, finding and keeping a community job. Services include: • Paid training program with competitive wages • Training evaluation and goals specific to individual needs • Employment Preparation (explores options, job placement plans, resumes and interview prep, access to assistive technology) • Job Search (search the local job market, contact employers, track job search) • Job Placement (match with opportunities that meet job skills, educate employers about special needs) • Follow-Along and Job Retention (on-the-job coaching and support, regular communication with employer within the first 30 days of employment, on-going job and skills training, advice on advancement or promotion) • Employer Support (special needs education as it relates to work place modifications, tax incentives for hiring individuals with disabilities) • Follow up services after the training program while individual is in community employment. FranklinGoodwill Industries of Central Pennsylvania, Inc.Goodwill Industries International
    Fayette County Pennsylvania Career Link Employment, Education and Training AssistanceProvides employment, education and training assistanceFayetteEmployment, Education and Training AssistanceFayette County Pennsylvania Career Link
    Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania - Lawrenceville WORKSLinks Lawrenceville residents to job-training and employment services. Eligible participants must be actively seeking employment. A service coordinator provides one-on-one job search help including help with resume, job leads, interview prep and more.AlleghenyLawrenceville WORKSGoodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley - Employment ServicesProvides assistance for low income individuals preparing resumes and applications and also provides information and referrals to companies looking for workers. - Provides case management for evacuees from Puerto Rico ** This organization has been identified by the Estamos Listos Task Force as a resource for evacuees from Puerto Rico (victims of Hurricane Maria)NorthamptonHispanic Center Lehigh ValleyHispanic Center Lehigh Valley
    Hope Station Opportunity Area - H.I.R.E. (Helping Individuals Retain Employment) PlusH.I.R.E. Plus helps individuals improve employment options with instruction regarding employment retention, personal marketing and building basic computer skills needed to acquire or maintain jobs of interest. 6 week Employment Skills Course, Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - Noon beginning February 6, 2012 Course Topics include: Job Interview secrets, Cover Letters, Advice on Job Applications, Computer Program Proficiency, Hardware setup, Internet browsing & email accounts, Windows Software Installation and Instruction for Microsoft programsCumberlandHope Station Opportunity AreaHope Station Opportunity Area
    Indiana County Community Action Program - Work ReadyProvides job preparation classes to Indiana County residents referred by the County Assistance Office. Primary goal is to secure and retain employment by providing services that will help the client stabilize barriers that may hinder them from achieving self-sufficiency. This is accomplished through appropriate assessments, evaluations, services and activities.IndianaEmployment ProgramIndiana County Community Action Program
    JEVS Human Services - hireAbility PennsylvaniaHire Ability PA offers an empowering, customized employment program to assist individuals living with intellectual disability, mental health condition, or physical disabilities or chronic diseases by preparing them for employment and community integration with job placement, follow-up after employment, and educational programs to assess employability.PhiladelphiaJEVS Human Services - Philadelphia Central LocationJEVS Human Services
    Job Training Agency, Inc. - DonoraOperates government-funded employment programs including EARN, Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Self-Employment Assistance (SEA), and Welfare to Work. These programs serve disadvantaged individuals ranging in ages from 14 to older workers. EARN provides education/training, work activities, job readiness, life skills and supportive services targeted to welfare clients with serious employment barriers.The SEA Program offers classroom training on starting a small business.WashingtonJob Training Agency, Inc.Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc.
    Job Training Agency, Inc. - Greene CountyOperates government-funded employment programs including EARN, Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Self-Employment Assistance (SEA), and Welfare to Work. These programs serve disadvantaged individuals ranging in ages from 14 to older workers. EARN provides education/training, work activities, job readiness, life skills and supportive services targeted to welfare clients with serious employment barriers.The SEA Program offers classroom training on starting a small business.GreeneJob Training Agency, Inc.Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc.
    Job Training Agency, Inc. - Washington CountyOperates government-funded employment programs including EARN, Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Self-Employment Assistance (SEA), and Welfare to Work. These programs serve disadvantaged individuals ranging in ages from 14 to older workers. EARN provides education/training, work activities, job readiness, life skills and supportive services targeted to welfare clients with serious employment barriers.The SEA Program offers classroom training on starting a small business.WashingtonJob Training Agency, Inc.Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc.
    Job Training for Beaver County, Inc.Job search assistance, skills training, career assessment, Work Certified job search training and entrepreneurship workshops. Youth services include internships, work readiness training, occupational skills training, GED instructional support, and career exploration.BeaverJob Training for Beaver County, Inc.Job Training for Beaver County, Inc.
    Life'sWork of Western PA - Work Ready ProgramWork Ready (WR) Program assists individuals who are on TANF to become self-sufficient. Work Ready assists individuals in gaining job skills as well as job placement. Through enrollment individuals are provided with case management services that not only connect them with community resources to assist in removing barriers, but also assist in working on the soft skills that will make them more marketable to employers. There are two phases to WR, pre-placement and post-placement. Pre-Placement is the phase where an individual participates in state approved activities such as Community Service, Paid Work Experience, Education and Training and Job Search for a predetermined amount of hours each week. The individual remains in this phase until employment of 20 hours or more is obtained. Once employed for 20 or more hours the individual enters the post-placement phase where they remain for at least 6 months. During the post placement phase the Service Coordinator provides case management to assure the individual is transitioning positively into the workforce as well as providing support and resources. Once an individual has worked 6 consecutive months they have successfully completed the program.AlleghenyLife'sWork of Western PALife'sWork of Western PA
    Mental Health Partnerships - ACT NOWACT NOW assists people with mental illnesses who want to find a job. The program provides a 3-week training course followed by a 12-week internship designed to lead to full-time employment. Programs available include: - Information and instruction on how to search for a job - Writing a resume - Taking and giving directions - Make decisions - Communicating appropriately - Listening effectively - Preparing for an internshipPhiladelphiaMental Health Partnerships (MHP) - Philadelphia; Center CityMental Health Partnerships
    Military Spouse Corporate Career NetworkThe Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) focuses on:
    • Employment readiness training programs
    • Job placement solutions
    • No-cost services to all military-affiliated spouses, retired military spouses and caregivers to war wounded heroes.
    Military Spouse Corporate Career NetworkMilitary Spouse Corporate Career Network
    Nationalities Service Center - Employment ServicesThe Employment Programs at Nationalities Service Center provide newly arrived refugees with job readiness and job placement support enabling them to secure their first jobs in the U.S., and the opportunity to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Continued successful partnerships with small and multinational businesses in Philadelphia have afforded refugees the opportunity to obtain employment in industries such as light manufacturing, food production, retail and hospitality. NSC's Employment Team has the privilege of serving refugees from over 100 countries that arrive to Philadelphia seeking a safe and stable community to call home. Despite being forced to permanently flee from their jobs, schools, homes, friends, families, and countries due to war or persecution, each refugee possesses a great sense of resilience, and the desire to swiftly rebuild their lives through committed hard work. Each individual and family is invested in becoming fully integrated into the Philadelphia community as they work to regain financial security. The Employment Team is dedicated to engaging both employers and refugees through the following programs and services that ultimately enrich the Philadelphia community. Employment services include: Job Development/ Community Outreach Employment Assessment Resume and Cover Letter Preparation Individualized Support/ Advocacy Interview Skills Training and Mock Interviews Job Search Training Job Placement Post Placement /Retention Assistance Job Upgrade Advice/ AssistancePhiladelphiaNationalities Service Center - Philadelphia; ChinatownNationalities Service Center
    Northside Leadership ConferenceBuilds and renovates houses on the North Side and helps families purchase homes of their own. Partnership program works to involve Northside businesses with the community, and assists Allegheny General Hospital by referring Northside residents for employment opportunities as well as partnership activities and health initiatives. (Employment Center closed June 2016) AlleghenyNorthside Leadership ConferenceNorthside Leadership Conference
    PA CareerLink - Allentown Employment and Training CenterThe Allentown Employment and Training Center (AETC) is a satellite location of PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley. It provides an array of employment and training services in a convenient, easily accessible location. Services include job counseling, resume preparation assistance, interview training and other prejob guidance services; job matching and referral; job registration; labor market and career information; information on financial aid for education and training; and referral for job training, transportation, child care, personal and financial counseling, health care and other human services resources in the community. LehighPA CareerLink - Allentown Employment and Training CenterPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink - Berks CountyA one stop shop for career and employment services that include: - www.pacareerlink.pa.gov is PA's job search website that is free to employers and job seekers. New job postings daily. Create and account, enter your education and work history and a resume is created for you. - Conduct workshops and information sessions for the public. Can be found on the events calendar at www.careerlinkberks.com. Examples of topics: Computer Basics, MS Word and MS Excel for Beginners, Career Exploration and Networking, How to Identify your Skills, Resume Success, Ace the interview. Self schedule at wee.pacareerlink.pa.gov or call 610-988-1300. - Comprehensive Career Services - One-on-one with an employment planner to development an employment plan and outline a path to their next job. Our Success Starts Here sessions cover the gap from job search to job by centering attention on career development and advancing their skills to help succeed in their current market and workplace. For adults 18 years and up. Must meet federal eligiblity requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the Events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Work one-on-one with an employment planner to develop an employment plan and outline the path to their next job. When a plan includes training, individuals can apply for an Individual Training Account (ITA) Eligible raining programs are listed on www.pacareerlink.pa.gov. Training is also done by employers through the On-the Job Training (OJT) program. For adults 18 years and up. Must meet federal eligiblity requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the Events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Job Search/Job Club - Individuals can sign up for Comprehensive Career Services. Work one-on-one with an employment planner to development and employment plan and outline the path to their next job. Work with an employment specialist while conducting their job search. The employment receives information about employers' needs and works to connect to those opportunities. For adults 19 years and up. Must meet federal eligiblity requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the Events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) serves young adults 16-18 years old who are currently enrolled in high school in Berks County. The six-week work experience runs from the end of June through the beginning of August and services 150-300 students each summer. SYEP participants work 20-30 hours per week are paid $8 an hour by the program. Local employers offer positions spanning a variety occupations: healthcare, manufacturing, office work, outdoor maintenance, working with children, retail, etc. For High School students 16-18 years. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Eligibility packets are made available. - High School Equivalency/GED instruction is provided free of charge to eligible young adults who are interested in pursuing employment and/or post-secondary education once they obtain their GED. Classes are held in English during daytime hours at their office and include testing fees, material and supplies. Those with perfect attendance receive a weekly stipend. The average length of time it takes for a participant to obtain the GED is 4-8 weeks. While in class, they work one-on-one with their assigned case manager, who assists them in creating and carrying out a detailed career plan. They mal also work in the aid Work Experience Program. For young adults 17-24. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Paid Work Experience (PWE) program is available to those enrolled in either the High School Equivalency/GED or Career Services programs. Participants have a part-time, temporary assignment with a local employer in the career filed of their choice. Wages are between $8-10/hour depending on the difficulty of the job and are paid by the program. Individuals work anywhere from 6-12 weeks with an employer and can participate in multiple PWE placements. This program allows individual to build their resume and try different career areas, job shadow with some of the leading employer and earn money while doing it. For young adults 17-24. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Career Services are provided free of charge to eligible you adults who have graduated high school or any type of post-secondary education and are looking for assistance in finding work or enrolling in post-secondary education. Individuals will develop an in-depth career plan that can contain a variety of components including job shadowing, volunteering, interning, participating in the part time Paid Work Experience Program, college visits, interview prep, job search and more. Assessments and standardized tests are utilized to gauge work skills. Individuals will take the WorkKeys® Assessments to earn an ACT® National Career Readiness Certificate, which certifies essential sills for the workplace. For young adults 17-24. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. BerksPA CareerLink - Berks CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink - Bethlehem Employment and Training CenterThe Bethlehem Employment and Training Center (BETC) is a satellite location of PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley. It provides an array of employment and training services in a convenient, easily accessible location. Services include job counseling, resume preparation assistance, interview training and other prejob guidance services; job matching and referral; job registration; labor market and career information; information on financial aid for education and training; and referral for job training, transportation, child care, personal and financial counseling, health care and other human services resources in the community.NorthamptonPA CareerLink - Bethlehem Employment and Training CenterPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink - Carbon CountyThe PA CareerLink is a one-stop job center that provides an array of employment and training services in a convenient, easily accessible location. Services include job counseling, testing and assessment; resume preparation assistance, interview training and other prejob guidance services; job matching and referral; unemployment insurance and job registration; labor market and career information; information on financial aid for education and training; and referral for job training, transportation, child care, personal and financial counseling, health care and other human services resources in the community.CarbonPA CareerLink - Carbon CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink - Easton Employment and Training CenterThe Easton Employment and Training Center (BETC) is a satellite location of PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley. It provides an array of employment and training services in a convenient, easily accessible location. Services include job counseling, resume preparation assistance, interview training and other prejob guidance services; job matching and referral; job registration; labor market and career information; information on financial aid for education and training; and referral for job training, transportation, child care, personal and financial counseling, health care and other human services resources in the community.NorthamptonPA CareerLink - Easton Employment and Training CenterPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink - Lancaster CountyA one stop shop for career and employment services that include: - Computer placement system matching applicants' qualifications with job openings - Acceptance of employment applications for several local companies through employment agreements with those companies - Statewide database for job openings - Special placement programs and services for veterans - Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) training and relocation benefits - Job Search Center with access to computers, resume assistance, Career Reemployment Coaches and employer forums - Ready2Work Program: A nationally recognized career readiness certificate - Pre-employment training/occupational skills training for high demand occupations - Weekly workshops held around the following topics: Resumes, Applications, Interviewing, Applying for a job with a criminal background and Computer Skills - Reentry Services and the Reentry Employment Program PA CareerLink agencies work in partnership to provide the one-stop shopping access for persons seeking numerous social services. Those agencies include: - AARP Foundation - Bureau of Workforce Development Partnership (BWDP) - Community Services of Organized Labor (CSOL) - Council of 3 Rivers American Indian Center - Lancaster County Assistance Office (CAO) - Lancaster County Career and Technology Center (LCCTC) - Lancaster County Office of Aging - Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 - Literacy Council - Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) - Rapid Response - Ready 2 Work - Unemployment Compensation - Job Corps - Educational Data Systems, Inc - Veteran's Administration (VA) LancasterPA CareerLink - Lancaster CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink - Lehigh Valley at AllentownThe PA CareerLink® is a one-stop job center that provides an array of employment and training services in a convenient, easily accessible location. Services include job counseling, testing and assessment; resume preparation assistance, interview training and other prejob guidance services; job matching and referral; unemployment insurance and job registration; labor market and career information; information on financial aid for education and training; and referral for job training, transportation, child care, personal and financial counseling, health care and other human services resources in the community.LehighPA CareerLink - Lehigh Valley at AllentownPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink -Lehigh Valley St Luke's at Sacred Heart HospitalPA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley St. Luke's at Sacred Heart Hospital is a satellite location of PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley. It provides an array of employment and training services in a convenient, easily accessible location. Services include job counseling, resume preparation assistance, interview training and other prejob guidance services; job matching and referral; job registration; labor market and career information; information on financial aid for education and training; and referral for job training, transportation, child care, personal and financial counseling, health care and other human services resources in the community.LehighPA CareerLink -Lehigh Valley St Luke's at Sacred Heart HospitalPA CareerLink
    Pennsylvania Women Work - New Choices Career DevelopmentA series of career development classes that teach women (and men) the skills they need to search for a job, ace an interview, and find employment that pays a family-sustaining wage. The ten-session career development program provides individualized support in areas including career assessment and exploration, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing techniques and stress and time management. Students will also learn current computer skills.AlleghenyPennsylvania Women WorkPennsylvania Women Work
    Perfect Fit For Working WomenSupports low-income women entering the workforce. Women are referred to the boutique by social service agencies in the Lehigh Valley. Every woman referred meets with a volunteer "fashion consultant" who assists her in putting together an interview outfit, complete with accessories. If desired by the client, volunteers can also provide one-on-one assistance on resume writing and interview skills. Donations of new and gently used CURRENT STYLE clothing in all sizes, including business, business casual, maternity and scrubs are welcome. Donations are by appointment only and by season. All clothing must be in good repair, cleaned, pressed and ready to wear. Accessories such as shoes, boots, jewelry, scarves, belts, handbags, brief cases, unused cosmetics and unused personal care items are always needed. Also needed are NEW with tags, undergarments, stockings, knee hi's and socks. LehighPerfect Fit For Working WomenPerfect Fit For Working Women
    Philadelphia Unemployment Project - Jobs ClubJobs Club serves as an orientation tool and support group for full time and part time job seekers. We offer job leads and advice on job search techniques, interviewing skills and career options. Our Job Developer will work with you to produce an effective resume.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Unemployment Project - Philadelphia; Center CityPhiladelphia Unemployment Project
    Pittsburgh Disability Employment Project for Freedom - Young Adult Summer ProgramProject for Freedom's Young Adult Summer Program is a 2-week summer program for 11th and 12th grade students and recent high school graduates with disabilities that focuses on the soft skills–communication skills, interpersonal skills, decision making skills, and lifelong learning skills–necessary for the workplace. Focus will be on job readiness, employment goals, employment opportunities and strategies for success. By the end of the program students will have an awareness of what it takes to be employed, prepare the necessary tools to search for employment, and will effectively present at an interview. Material will be based on “Skills to Pay the Bills” curriculum developed by the Department of Labor specifically for individuals with disabilities. It will be presented in an interactive workshop environment that encourages workplace best practices. The Instructor will monitor progress. Strategies will be developed for improvement and students will leave with the start of an employment plan. Pre and post assessments will measure progress. This program will be the start for continuing education in this critical area of transition from school to work. Make sure your student is prepared for employment. Be a part of this exciting program.AlleghenyPittsburgh Disability Employment Project for FreedomVolunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg
    Pre-Employment ServicesDepending on need, a customer may participate in pre-employment activities, such as Community Based Work Assessments (conducted with employers in the community), job searching and interview skills training, resume development, and more. All of which are aimed to prepare the individual for selecting and securing employment to match current skills and abilities.FranklinAHEDD - Franklin & FultonAHEDD, Inc.
    Prejob Guidance - Blair County CareerLinkPrograms that provide instruction for people who need to acquire the basic "soft skills" and tools that are required to successfully apply for and secure employment, and retain a position once they have been hired. These programs provide information and guidance regarding preparing a resume, writing job application letters, completing job application questionnaires, responding to job ads and taking employment tests; offer tips regarding appropriate dress, personal appearance and interview techniques; and address other similar topics.BlairPA CareerLink - Blair CountyPA CareerLink
    Prejob Guidance - Cambria County CareerLinkPrograms that provide instruction for people who need to acquire the basic "soft skills" and tools that are required to successfully apply for and secure employment, and retain a position once they have been hired. These programs provide information and guidance regarding preparing a resume, writing job application letters, completing job application questionnaires, responding to job ads and taking employment tests; offer tips regarding appropriate dress, personal appearance and interview techniques; and address other similar topics.CambriaPA CareerLink - Cambria CountyPA CareerLink
    Pre-Vocational ServiceWhen sheltered employment is the most appropriate vocational setting, work activities provides for long term employment opportunities. This program offers training in all spheres of employment to include job training on a variety of jobs, social competence in the work place, and worker personality. As individuals are assigned a Program Specialist and placed in a work center they are helped to reach their highest level of employ-ability. At OSI, clients perform a wide variety in-house subcontracting services while earning a paycheck and providing valuable services to local companies.FranklinOccupational Services, Inc- Franklin ProgramOccupational Services, Inc
    Senior Community Service Employment ProgramsTraining and employment program for unemployed adults, age 55 and older.CarbonSenior Community Service Employment ProgramSenior Community Service Employment Program
    Simplicity Outreach - Job Search AssistanceAssistance making a resume, searching for opportunities and applying to positions with Careerlink volunteer.LehighSimplicity OutreachSimplicity Outreach
    Tableland Services Free Job GuidanceInstruction on the "soft skills' needed to successfully apply for and obtain employments.SomersetTableland Services Supportive Work/EARNTableland Services
    Training and Education-Clinton County CareerLinkThe PA CareerLink provides services designed to increase clients' employability.ClintonPA CareerLink - Clinton CountyPA CareerLink
    United States Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration - Veterans Key to Career SuccessThe Jobs for Veterans Act established Veterans access to services within an integrated one-stop service delivery system. The law established a priority of service requirement applicable to all Department of Labor programs offering employment and training related services for veterans. The Key to Career Success campaign is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor through the Career One-Stop Pathways to Career Success Web site: www.careeronestop.org/MilitaryTransition. The Key to Career Success campaign connects veterans and transitioning service members with high quality career planning, training, and job search resources available at local One-Stop Career Centers. Employment and training services are provided to veterans through a nationwide network of approximately 3,000 One-Stop Career Centers. To access information on One-Stop Career Center locations in your state or throughout the nation, please visit America’s Service Locator Web site at www.servicelocator.org or call the following Toll Free Number: 1-877-US-2JOBS or 1-877-872-5627. At the One Stop Career website veterans will find tools to:
    • Match Military Experience to Civilian Occupations, a useful portal that matches by MOC code, key word search or menu search;
    • Get Credentials, Certifications, and Licenses, a portal that helps veteran job-seekers with credentials that document and verify your workplace skills, knowledge, and experience and translate military skills and experience into credentials to obtain civilian skills;
    • The Write a Resume Portal will help a veteran job-seeker format a resume;
    • The Disabled/Injured Veterans Resources provides resources for veterans who are wounded or disabled;
    • Find Local Services will help a veteran job-seeker locate additional services available to veterans.
    Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) serves America's veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights.
    DauphinUnited States Department of Labor - Employment and Training AdministrationUnited States Department of Labor
    Urban League of Philadelphia - Economic AdvancementHelps African Americans find tools and resources to access and advance in the job market. Includes resume and interview workshops, one-on-one job coaching, and information sessions with partnering employers. PhiladelphiaUrban League of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Center CityUrban League of Philadelphia
    Veterans Health Administration, Altoona - James E. Van Zandt Medical Center Veteran's Job ClubVeteran's Job Club meets on a weekly basis and is primarily a networking group for Veteran's engaged in a job search. Group members discuss job search strategies, share job search websites, and possible job leads. On occasion, guest speakers will address the group and provide job search tipsBlairVeterans Health Administration, Altoona - James E. Van Zandt VA Medical CenterUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Leadership Program - Homeless Veterans Reintegration ProgramProvides help for homeless veterans to seek and gain employment and training services to re-enter the work force. Offers job counseling, resume preparation and job placement.AlleghenyVeterans Leadership Program-Homeless Veterans Reintegration ProgramVeterans Leadership Program of Western PA
    Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA - Job ClubsCareer seminar series for veteransAlleghenyVeterans Leadership Program of Western PAVeterans Leadership Program of Western PA
    Year Up PhiladelphiaCombines hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships to prepare students for success in professional careers and higher education.PhiladelphiaYear Up Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Washington Square WestYear Up Philadelphia
    YWCA Bucks County- Employment ServicesProvides information, interview techniques, resume-writing, and assistance with job search skills to low-income, unemployed of underemployed Bucks County residents.BucksYWCA Bucks CountyYWCA Bucks County
    YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Resource Center - HomewoodSupports families in achieving self-sufficiency through providing an extensive network of financial management skills, tools and training. Advocates with community partners to improve access and to develop opportunities for life-long learning. Provides referrals, breast and cervical health navigation, personalized support, and assistance in applying for public benefits and health insurance.AlleghenyResource CenterYWCA of Greater Pittsburgh

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