The Workforce Development and Career Services Department offers employment services to individuals to encourage economic self-sufficiency and family stabilization. The services in the department include career counseling, job placement, retention and advancement. We strive to insure that each Customer engaged by the Columbus Urban League is equipped to add value in the workplace and in the community-at-large.
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The New Beginnings program is designed to help individuals successfully transition from assistance programs to self sufficiency. The program assists individuals who are unemployed and currently receiving food assistance in Franklin County. New Beginnings offers workforce development courses over a four-week period covering topics ranging from cover letter and resume writing to employment retention training. After successfully completing the education component of the program, participants graduate from the program and receive priority employment placement assistance services.