Center for Workforce Development
The Louisville Urban League’s Center for Workforce Development helps families to become economically stable. Individuals looking for a job or a better career opportunity are provided these services through the Center:
- Employment search assistance
- Career counseling
- Job skills training
- Job placement referrals
- Post-placement support
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Call us today at (502) 566-3371
Services for Job Seekers
The Center for Workforce Development (CWD) is a resource to individuals who are actively involved in job search, seeking a career change or in need of job training.
Guests can utilize software to practice and build keyboarding/data entry skills, and receive assistance with setting-up email accounts, completing on-line job applications and posting resumes.
Professionals Ready to Help
The League’s Workforce Development staff is comprised of experienced Certified Workforce Development Professionals who possess the talent and passion necessary to help our clients overcome potential employment barriers. These obstacles may include: inadequate family support system; past involvement with the criminal justice system; inadequate academic preparation; and lack of job skills.
Get Your Career in Gear Orientation
Get Your Career in Gear is a comprehensive one hour introduction to the programs and services of the Louisville Urban League Center for Workforce Development that provides information on our Counselor-assisted services.
Job Readiness Workshops
Monthly workshops are offered for individuals preparing to enter the competitive labor market. Training is designed to sharpen participant job readiness skills thus increasing their marketing ability. Workshop topics include Resume Writing, Interview Skills, Job Search Strategies, Intro to Computers and Transformations which focuses on budgeting and finances.
Counselor Assisted Services
CWD offers free employment services to individuals with diverse skills and educational levels. The CWD is staffed with trained, Certified Workforce Development Specialists and professionals who provide:
- Career coaching & case management
- Job readiness training
- Job search assistance and referrals
- Job placement
- Post-placement follow-up services
Services for Employers
CWD serves as a viable source for employers to recruit diverse candidates, particularly minorities and women, with various skill sets and educational backgrounds.
Free of charge, employers may post employment opportunities in the CWD Job Bank and receive referrals of candidates that are pre-screened and best suited for the employment opportunity.