Our career development program works with community members to remove barriers to employment, build strong foundations, and create access to living wage careers. We believe that community partnerships, relationship building, and mental health are the foundation of success.

Our classes are a free service. Get started below!

WHAT WE DO

In our program, students earn a certification in their course of study, write resumes, practice interviewing, discuss soft skills, and attend a variety of workshops on mental health and emotional wellness. Before graduating from the program, participants will have opportunities to meet with community partners and address barriers to employment like childcare, legal backgrounds, and the benefits cliff.

While in class we provide childcare, transportation, lunch daily and a weekly stipend. All students have access to personalized mental health services upon request. Candidates in need of childcare while job seeking are eligible for free interview childcare after graduation.

REFERRAL

If you have someone that would be a great fit for our development program – fill out the form below.

We would love to connect with them!

SCHEDULE OF TRAINING PROGRAMS

All courses are centered around our customer service and administration curriculum . 

January 31 – March 3
March 21 – April 21
May 9 – June 9
July 11 – August 11
August 29 –September 29
October 17 – November 17
November 28 – December 22

“I was so discouraged before starting this program. It really feels good to know that there are people who really care about if we are successful or not.” – SA

“I’m just happy that I can do all that I need to do in one place. Meeting with each of these places to prepare my resume, or learn about budgeting would have wasted too much time and gas that I can’t afford.” – JH

“I’ve never worked at a place that cared so much about my wellbeing and making sure that I keep my job. I’m just grateful that your program sent me to them.”(on the career training program and Summa Health Systems) – MH

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   office@thewellakron.com

   (330) 815-1062

  647 E. Market St. Akron, OH 44304