Administrative Support Certification by YWCA National Capital Area

Our Administrative Support Certificate Program is a great first step towards any entry-level office support position. Learn to navigate computer software, as well as email, the internet, and social media platforms. Course Tracks Under Administrative Support: Information Literacy & Technology: This course will introduce you to keyboarding, basic computer skills, and social media & digital foot printing. Specifically, this course will use the following software & curriculum: Edutyping...

2303 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 626-0700

Category: Work Education

Eligibility: Women/Girls

Career Services & Workforce Development by YWCA National Capital Area

We are excited to offer a variety of career services and workforce development opportunities for our students. These are services that assist students in developing marketable skills that will lead to jobs or careers that are sustainable and encourage self-sufficiency over time. These include: Individualized Career Planning Virtual Job Shadow Virtual Job Shadow is a tool that we use to track your goals and store your employment materials – like your résumés, cover letters, and...

2303 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 626-0700

Category: Work Education

Eligibility: Parents Women/Girls

Computer Lab Employment Assistance by Thrive DC

Every Tuesday and Thursday we reserve the computer lab to work with clients on employment. In the computer lab we offer help with writing resumes and cover letters, looking for job openings, and applying for jobs online.

1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC 20010, US (202) 232-0900

Category: Work

Eligibility: Homeless

Employment - Calvary Women's Services by Calvary Women's Services

Step Up DC, Calvary Women's Services' job placement program, assists women in gaining employment and financial security. Program activities include résumé and cover letter building, mock interviewing, assistance with completing online job applications, professional workshops, transportation assistance, trips to local career fairs, and referrals for professional attire. Calvary works to build relationships with area employers that allow women enrolled in Step Up DC to be directly...

1217 Good Hope Road SE, Washington, DC 20020, US (202) 678-2341, (202) 678-2879

Category: Work

Employment Program by Thrive DC

In some cases homelessness may be temporary, while in others it is a chronic challenge. Whatever the reason, homelessness cannot be solved through the provision of meals and supplies alone. We work to uncover the reasons why an individual has become destabilized and provide the necessary training, education, and ongoing support needed to regain their independence. For that reason, we offer: – One-on-one case management and employment support – Workshops in foundational skills...

1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC 20010, US (202) 232-0900

Category: Work

Eligibility: Homeless

EmpowerGirls by YWCA National Capital Area

EmpowerGirls serves middle and high school girls. The program is run in District of Columbia Public Schools and Prince George’s County Public Schools. During the school day, students meet for EmpowerGirls sessions – during lunch or other regularly scheduled periods. In addition, students meet with an assigned near-peer mentor during special EmpowerGirls field trips, or planned one-on-one activities. Mentors stay in contact with EmpowerGirls through ongoing communication to build...

2303 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 626-0700

Category: Work Education

Eligibility: Women/Girls

EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy by YWCA National Capital Area

Breaking Barriers for Girls in Traditionally Male-Dominated Fields EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy is a five-week experience for girls ages 11-17. We know that women are underrepresented in STEM education & careers, especially women of color. More importantly, we also know it’s time to break those barriers. Through EmpowerSTEAM, we further girls’ interest in pursuing STEM education and careers. Girls explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in an engaging environment...

2303 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 626-0700

Category: Work Education

Eligibility: Women/Girls Teens (13-19)

Hotel & Hospitality Certification Program by YWCA National Capital Area

Our Hospitality Program is a great first step to a variety of positions in customer service. Learn to provide excellent guest service and create memorable guest experiences. Course Tracks under Hospitality: Certified Guest Services Professional (CGSP): Learn the skills needed to provide excellent guest service and create memorable guest experiences. Skills, Tasks, and Results Training (START): Learn how to perform key tasks in a hospitality environment. Also gain the soft skills...

2303 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 626-0700

Category: Work Education

Eligibility: Women/Girls

Re-entry Program by Thrive DC

Men and women are released every day from jails and prisons without food, clothing, or support. Thrive DC provides all of this without restrictions on sobriety, without time limits, and without judgment over their conviction. The New Directions Re-entry Program is designed to assist people who have been recently incarcerated and/or released from jail or prison, back on the road to becoming successful returning citizens. It consists of five components: Case Management Basic Needs...

1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC 20010, US (202) 232-0900

Category: Goods Housing Work Care Education

Eligibility: Formerly Incarcerated Homeless

Real Opportunities Training Program by Thrive DC

Thrive DC is proud to provide a program that works with individuals who are facing major barriers to employment. We help clients train for a new culinary career who are overcoming anything from homelessness, a long history of joblessness, to substance abuse, and felony convictions. When given the opportunity clients are dedicated to putting in the work, we can help them jump start their careers again and be their mentors during the process. Real Opp GraduationA Job Program That...

1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC 20010, US (202) 232-0900

Category: Work

Eligibility: Homeless

Richardson Youth Center by Sasha Bruce

SBY’s Richardson Youth Center offers a myriad of activities including tutoring, workforce development training, violence prevention groups, and sexual health classes.

260 54th Street NE, Washington, DC 20019, US (202) 506-7264

Category: Work Education

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Health Conditions

UPO Inspire by United Planning Organization

We seek to improve the career trajectory for the smart, the motivated, and unfortunately, the often overlooked talent in Washington DC Through technology training, UPO Inspire aims to improve the career prospects of locals residents who are committed to pursuing a path towards sustainability. Because when people work their way out of poverty, good things happen. Positive contributions to society. Local businesses have access to top rated technical skills. It's a win-win. The...

2907 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032, US (202) 562-3800

1649 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020, US (202) 610-5900

Category: Work Education

UPO Workforce Institute by United Planning Organization

Whether you seek a new job or new skills, our training and placement services prepare you for the journey to opportunity, success and the future you deserve! We offer courses in the following roles: - Building maintenance technician - Electrical technician - Commercial driver - Emergency medical technician (EMT) - Culinary arts professional - Hospitality and tourism industry service worker - Electrical installation professional - IT help desk and application support specialist...

2907 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032, US (202) 562-3800

1649 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020, US (202) 610-5900

Category: Work Education

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