Workforce Development

Participate in our Workforce Training Programs.

The Center for Education and Family Empowerment’s Workforce Development division provides programming through our Family Prosperity Initiative, which takes an integrated services approach to address family prosperity through programs and activities that foster educational attainment, personal well-being, financial stability, and increased economic power for adults and their families. 

Our Services:

  • Interviewing Skills
  • Resume Preparation
  • Computer Access for Online Job Searches and Application
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Career Counseling
  • Job-readiness Training
  • Job Referrals
  • Aptitude Testing
  • Case Management
  • Post-Placement Follow-up

Level UP Academy

Level Up your family’s well-being through a holistic approach toward achieving prosperity. This program provides economic assets, career planning, training, certification attainment in high-growth industries, and growth mindset development to build helpful connections to people, knowledge, and power.

Phlebotomy Technician

 

With FPI’s certification pathways, you can learn the skills needed to become a phlebotomy technician in just a few months. Participants will earn a stipend while participating in the course and will receive a laptop and the skills needed to learn virtually. For parents, childcare will be offered for qualifying pathways.

 

  • Up to 18-Week Hybrid Course
  • In-Partnership with Clinical Providers
  • National Certification
  • Job Placement
  • Financial and Career Planning
  • Friday classes meet for 3 hours virtually (6 pm – 9 pm)
  • Saturday classes meet in-personn for 6 hours (9 am – 3 pm)
  • Must attend both classes

Google IT Support Certification

With FPI’s certification pathways, you can learn the skills needed to join the IT field in just a few months. Participants will earn a stipend while participating in the course and will receive a laptop and the skills needed to learn virtually. For parents, childcare will be offered for qualifying pathways.

 

  • Up to 18-Week Hybrid Course
  • Earn National Certification
  • Job Placement
  • Financial and Career Planning
  • In-Person classes meet Wednesday & Thursday for 3 hours (6 pm – 9 pm)
  • Career pathways to competitively-paid jobs for Americans
  • Course designed and taught by Google employees
  • Must attend all required classes

Construction

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Signature Events

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The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga team is just getting started! Check out our signature events for 2024! We hope you will join and support us for these fantastic...

Join us for It’s Not Personal, it’s Business

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Join us for It’s Not Personal, it’s Business, an interactive session presented by Truist. In this course, you’ll learn the whys and hows of separating your business and...

Steam Camp 2024

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In partnership with UTC's College of Arts and Sciences, the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga is excited to announce its annual, week-long STEAM day camp from July...

Senior Community Service Employment Program

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The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a program that provides practical job training to seniors aged 55 or older who are low-income, unemployed, or...

Annual Report 2023

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Urban League of Greater Chattanooga releases Annual Report 2023 

Level Up Academy Recruitment

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Are you ready to take your skills to the next level? Level UP Academy is now accepting applications for our Spring 2024 Cohort! Elevate your future – text LEVELUP to...

Boost Your Resume

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Looking to Boost Your Resume?As you look to enter or advance in the workforce, crafting your resume is a key step. Check out the following resources for best...

Dress for Success Chattanooga

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Helping women secure meaningful employment with a liveable wage. Mission The mission of Dress for Success Chattanooga is to empower women to achieve economic...

Workforce Wednesdays

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“Unum Is the career I did not know I needed.”

– Lynesha Lake | Hiring Event Participant, 2022

“The Urban League Hiring Fair literally changed the direction of my life!”

 

– Johnny Fisher | Hiring Event Participant, 2022