Rebuilding Lives…One Job at a Time

Our Workforce Development Division helps our clients launch and grow successful careers by equipping them for today’s job market. We believe that by empowering our clients to use 21st century strategies, skills and tools is quickest way to transition off of government programs that creates dependency and to live the life they and their family deserves.

Career Development Specialists

Career Development Specialist’s at Urban Connection play an important role as they act as intermediaries between employers, program participants and community clients. OurĀ  Workforce Development Division provides a weekly series of workshops that assist clients with breaking employment barriers and finding hidden job markets. Career Development Specialists work to build strong, ongoing relationships with employers, encouraging all to hire Urban Connection’s candidates.

We help our clients with:

  • 21st Century Skills Development

  • Resume & Cover Letter Building

  • Professional Networking Skills

  • Interview Preparation

  • Job Placement Assistance

  • Leverage Government Resources

21st Century Skills Development
Urban Connection bridges the gap between learning and earning with our innovative apprenticeship programs. In collaboration with forward-thinking businesses, we create result-based opportunities that allow participants to gain practical experience and earn an income simultaneously. As our trainees hone their skills and enhance their performance, they are rewarded with incremental pay increases, fostering a real-world understanding of the value of their growing expertise.

Career Development Workshops
Our dynamic workshops, available online and through our extensive network of church and nonprofit partners, are designed to arm participants with Modern Job Hunt methods and Advanced Career Development Strategies. These workshops are tailored to equip job seekers with the tools and knowledge necessary to navigate the complexities of the current job market and to secure meaningful employment.

Job Placement: Turning Training into Triumph

“At Urban Connection, our commitment to our participants extends beyond education and skill development; we bridge the gap to employment with our dedicated Job Placement services. We understand that the true measure of our success is in the real-world outcomes of those we serve.

Our Job Placement program is designed to seamlessly transition participants from training to meaningful employment. We work closely with a network of compassionate employers who value the unique perspectives and resilience that our participants bring to their workforce.

Key Features of Our Job Placement Services:

  • Personalized Job Matching: We don’t just find jobs; we find the right fit. Our team takes the time to understand each participant’s skills, aspirations, and circumstances to match them with opportunities that offer growth and stability.
  • Resume and Interview Prep: With professional resume reviews and mock interviews, we ensure that our participants are confident and well-prepared to make a great impression on potential employers.
  • Ongoing Support: The journey doesn’t end with a job offer. We provide ongoing support to ensure a smooth transition into new roles and continued career development.

Through our Job Placement services, we’re not just rebuilding lives one job at a time; we’re fostering lasting employment relationships that benefit both our participants and the community at large. Partner with us, and together, we can turn potential into prosperity.”

Hire from Urban Connection
Join Urban Connection in shaping the future of the workforce. Partner with us to expand your organization while making a tangible impact in your community. Schedule a call with one of our Advisors today to explore how our apprenticeship programs can align with your growth objectives and foster a culture of community engagement within your team.