Upcoming JOB FAIR August 2020
Vocational Training Institution
Social Survival Skills
Corporate Survival Skills Training
Career Readiness and Resume Building
Hard Skills with Job Licenses
Housing opportunities through our programs
Strategic Workforce Development, Inc
4747 Troost Ave, Suite # 207 M, Kansas City, Missouri 64110
Who are we?
We are a 501 (c) 3 Non Profit Organization. We are a Kansas City's first fully integrated Non Profit Workforce. We believe in helping our people and communities live a comfortable and financially stable life by mapping a career path and giving employment opportunities. We have various Hard Skill licensed trainings for career-oriented jobs, provide Social Survival Skills Seminars and workshops as a way to navigate challenging work environment, social settings as well as personal life barriers.
Do you have employers?
We have around156 employers in all job sectors in the Kansas City, MO.
One of our main focus of training and work with are the Trade Unions in the State. Our community partners in the construction industry are the Builders Association, Carpenters Union, Painters Union, Iron Workers, Labor Unions, Engineers, Cement Finishers and the Roofers Union etc. We have Non Union contractors for those who prefer non union employers as well.
Who provides the vocational training and OSHA 30 trainings?
We have professional state licensed trainers who work with us on contract basis. For the four-week program trainings, our employers or Unions also come in and train the candidates.
What type of certification training skills are provided?
We provide OSHA 30, Aerial Lift, Forklift and Maintenance Training.
Who is the right candidate for your vocational training?
We service justice involved individuals and discouraged populations from the Kansas City metropolitan areas. Our candidates can be from any strata of society, community and looking to make positive changes in their lives, attaining work skills and seeking employment or looking for career change.
Do you offer Soft Skills Training?
We have an in-depth training program and which is called Social Survival Skills Training. This can be anywhere between one day to 2 weeks of training, dependent on the size of ready candidates, corporate class or school programs. We believe that these seminars help individuals face their social skills, character build-up or check on emotional quotient and adaptability.
What do we need to be considered for the government -funded vocational trainings?
We work with Full Employment Council and our candidates need to be enrolled there as a member. We help candidates with the processes. Documents required for these trainings are : SSN, state or government provided ID, birth certificate, men between ages 18 to 26 should be enrolled in the selective services between these ages, if someone has been incarcerated during these years, they can be excused if they provide papers from their PO's or have any document as proof to provide an active residential postal address.
Will there be employment services if one does not get training here?
Yes. We will help find jobs per individual skills, work history and experience.
What kind of jobs do you offer?
We have temp and permanent Jobs dependent on what the candidate is looking for and what is readily available with our employers.
When do you have Job Fairs?
Our Job Fairs take place quarterly or bi-annual based on need. Usually Job Fair events will be posted on this website.
There is no refund policy for clients after engaging in three days of SWD Training Program.
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