Topic: Organizational Growth
CareerRise Program: Westside Works
At Westside Works, the opportunities for career advancement are endless. Westside Works is a workforce development center committed to providing education and training that leads to employment opportunities and job success for not just the Westside communities, but all of Metro Atlanta’s residents, through high quality, innovative career services.
Through its expansive training and services, Westside Works offers community-based resources, educational classes, training programming, and rapid placement to meet the needs of all metro Atlanta job seekers. Westside Works emphasizes four core high-demand career pathways: Culinary Arts, Information Technology, Healthcare, and Skilled Trades.
Individuals served at Westside Works are warmly referred to as customers. A customer’s journey at Westside Works starts with the completion of our online interest form. Each week, new customers are connected with Westside Works staff to attend a Career Planning Session. Career Planning Sessions occur every Wednesday from 10am to 3pm onsite at Westside Works located at 261 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30314. Career Planning Sessions are the first step to learning about Westside Works and getting pre-screened for an upcoming training program in partnership with great training providers: Construction Ready, Levy Restaurants, Per Scholas, and The Training Expo.
At Westside Works, Career Advisors from the Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency and TechBridge’s Digital Navigators are ready to help job seekers explore employment resources and connect them to great careers.