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.
New Beginnings: Flyer
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.
New Beginnings Plus: Flyer
The New Beginnings Plus program offers career services to unemployed and underemployed individuals. Program participants receive individual career counseling, resume assistance, job interview preparation, application assistance and job placement assistance. Individuals interested in the program must call and set up an appointment to meet with a CUL Career Coach.
Basic Computer Literacy Classes: Flyer
The Ohio State University Extension Program offers free basic computer literacy training classes at the Columbus Urban League that are open to the public.
Summer Youth Empowerment Training Program
Courtney Morse, Administrative Assistant