Strategic Workforce Development Inc aka SWD
We are a Pre-Apprenticeship, and Workforce Development 501C 3 Non-Profit Organization. Our mission is to create an able workforce within our communities, helping our clients overcome personal and non-traditional barriers by recreating a career graph involving hard-skill certifications, soft-skill seminars, and employment opportunities.
Our value proposition?
Our business approach is three-pronged, to successfully overcome 'employment barriers' for our clients, and employers who need to hire their candidates. As a workforce organization, we have our employers onboard our recruiting system, giving them access to clients who need jobs.
We also host annual job fairs and sustain a network of online job boards that connect our clients to employment opportunities in Kansas City, MO.
For KC businesses, we also offer small business training to improve productivity and operations.
Types of Hard Skill certifications provided?
OSHA 30, Aerial Lift and Forklift training through State accredited OSHA Instructors.
Who is the right candidate for your vocational training?
We service disadvantaged, dislocated, re-entry, and mid-skill populations from the Kansas City metropolitan areas. Candidates have to be from Missouri.
Refund Policy: Our programs are FREE. However, after attending three days of our engaging in our programs, there is no refund policy for clients.
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. We have a full staffing service to vet candidates, hire them accordingly, and provide HR and Payroll services for employers.
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?
We have annual Job Fairs. Dates get posted on this website.
If you are in need of a job, we offer various employment opportunities across the metro.
Apply in Career section
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
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