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Job Readiness Program for DC Residents 18 and older

 
 

 

 

  

 Goodwill of Greater Washington’s….FREE

Career Navigation Job Readiness Program

Open to DC residents 18-years-old or older whose income falls below Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Transportation stipend included!

Intake is scheduled every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until 5/23 PROMPTLY at 10:00am

CLASS STARTS MAY 29, 2012!

 

Program Benefits:

  • Resume and cover letter formatting assistance
  • Mock job interview instruction
  • Individualized job placement assistance and career coaching
  • Development of online job searching skills
  • Math and literacy skills development

 

Eligibility Requirements: 

(Selection will be based upon applicant’s ability to fulfill and show proof of the following qualifications):

 

  • Be 18 years of age or older and a District of Columbia resident
  • Ability to complete a 5-week course; Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Ability to pass CASAS (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems) math and reading assessment at a 6th grade or higher level
  • Other barriers to securing employment (Currently receiving SSI, SSDI, Food Stamps, TANF, Medicaid, etc.)   
  • Ability to pass a drug screening

What do you need?

o Social Security Card or Birth Certificate

o Valid DC Government issued Photo ID

o Proof of income that falls below Federal Poverty Guidelines  

 

INTAKE

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until 5/23 (10:00am) at Goodwill’s Headquarters…

2200 South Dakota Avenue, NE, Washington, DC

REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED

For more information call:  202-715-2618 or

E-mail:  alexandra.bryant@dcgoodwill.org

 

 

GETTING HERE

Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station, Bus B8/B9 or Brookland Metro Station, Bus H6

Once enrolled, travel assistance is available.

 

This program is funded by the Walmart Washington@ Work Work Readiness Initiative, an initiative of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region.

*Subject to change

 

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