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Connecting Residents with Jobs Along the Atlanta BeltLine
The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership is bringing together leaders from public, private, non-profit, educational, and community organizations to facilitate a new model of workforce development that will result in better connections for the employers and the residents living, or desiring to live, along the Atlanta BeltLine corridor. This collaborative effort will help lower costs associated with hiring and training, reduce employee turnover, ensure Atlanta BeltLine residents have requisite job skills and access to economic opportunities, and mitigate the environmental impacts associated with long automobile commutes.
About Workforce Partnerships
Workforce Partnerships create long-term relationships between employers, job seekers, and service providers by offering job training and career support for industry sectors that are critical to local economies. Because employers actively engage in the creation and evolution of the training programs, the Workforce Partnership model is one of the most successful ways for low- and moderate-income individuals to acquire credentials, find successful job placements, and achieve career advancement.
Key functions of Workforce Partnerships include:
- Utilizing public and private funds to connect multiple institutions seeking common goals
- Providing or brokering services to help jobseekers and employees advance their objectives
- Testing, implementing and disseminating innovative new approaches
- Catalyzing improvements in public systems and business employment practices to better address the needs of the unemployed and underemployed
Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership Training Programs
The Atlanta BeltLine offers training through Workforce Partnerships in Healthcare and Construction. Select the tab below to learn more about each program.
Atlanta BeltLine Workforce Partnership in Healthcare Training Program+-
The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Atlanta CareerRise, Grady Health System, New Hope Enterprises, The Center for Working Families, Atlanta Technical College, Atlanta Workforce Development Agency, and the Georgia Department of Labor have formed a nationally-recognized workforce partnership in healthcare.
The training program is creating a pathway for individuals to acquire and develop the necessary skills to be hired into full-time clinical or administrative positions within Grady Health System. Candidates who complete this 10-12 week unpaid training program will reach a critical entry point into a healthcare career with a foundation that prepares them for future advancement.
Our next training 10-12 week program begins June 15, 2015. Applications are being accepted through May 28.
Please note: Preference will be given to people in the following zip-codes: 30303, 30305, 30306, 30307, 30309, 30310, 30311, 30312, 30313, 30314, 30315, 30317, 30318, 30324, and 30330.
Workforce Partnership in Construction+-
We are excited to be partnering with the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) to prepare residents for construction jobs along the Atlanta BeltLine and beyond through CEFGA’s Training and Industry Certification Program (TrICeP) at Westside Works.
Successful graduates of this four-week, hands-on construction training and certification program will have national and industry-recognized credentials, including: the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core, OSHA 10-Hour Certification and CPR /First Aid Certification. In addition, they will have an opportunity for employment with major construction companies doing business in Atlanta.
Read this informational flyer to learn more about the program and eligibility requirements. You can apply for the program here or contact Westside Works at 404-458-6413 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please note: Currently, program participants must reside within the 30314 or 30318 zip codes. We hope to be able to expand this geography for future classes.