Workforce Development

Finding a stable job that pays a decent wage can be extremely difficult, even for the most qualified applicants. However, finding employment with minimal job experience, a lack of marketable skills, or a criminal record can seem impossible. Through CAA’s Workforce Development programs, individuals who experience these barriers to employment can receive the education, training, and assistance they need to earn a decent wage.


Cincinnati Manufacturing Certificate Program (CMC)

CMC program provides a 140 hour Manufacturing Skills Standards training. This course equips students with a Production Technician Certification and improves their skills and knowledge for work in the manufacturing industries.

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Employment Assistance

Employment & Training Resources (ETR) Program: CAA’s ETR program helps individuals find long-term employment. Through the ETR program, individuals receive:

  • Help with the identification of strengths and skills to create an Individual Employment Plan
  • Connections to important services such as locating affordable housing and obtaining food and clothing, including professional attire
  • Employment readiness training
  • Job search assistance
  • Interview coaching
Eligibility:
  • Be a resident of Hamilton County
  • Household income at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines

For information on any of these programs, please contact Beverly Schurig at 513.924.2045 or bschurig@cincy-caa.org.