JOB SEEKER RESOURCES
Career Pathways Program
This program is designed to assist unemployed and underemployed youth and adult Job seekers in the attainment of:
- social skills,
- education, and
- job skills to increase their participation and retention in the workforce.
Through our robust assessment tools, our workforce development team is able to recommend to participants training required for proficiency in the “best matched” careers and occupations in the in-demand industries such as: construction, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, food services, etc.
The Urban League of Louisiana – Office of Workforce Development is hosting ongoing VIRTUAL JOB FAIRS to connect job seekers to opportunities in essential industry jobs including –
- Retail (Pharmacies/Grocers)
- Food Service (Restaurants)
- Hospitality (Food Service)
Adult and Youth Reentry
Our Adult and Youth Reentry Programs offer workforce development and training services for 36-months to 120 previously incarcerated individuals so that they can successfully re-enter the labor market. This program takes a “skills-based” training approach tailored to the needs of employers and clients, supporting individuals through the attainment of industry-recognized credentials, graduate equivalency diploma, and the pursuit of higher education.
Additionally, this program provides participants with support services up to six months prior to their release from a work-release program, during their entire reentry engagement, and up to 9 months of post-program follow-up.