We recognize that our impact is limited if we operate alone, so we have taken the initiative to partner with local organizations and programs in the Capital Region.
Clothes for Careers
Through our Clothes for Career initiative, our team is able to provide career seekers with free professional attire. Learn more about our Clothes for Careers partners and get involved today!
Leon County Summer Youth Training Program
In 2018, CareerSource Capital Region partnered with Leon County to provide funding for up to 40 summer jobs. Our team also provided Dynamic Futures training to all program participants. During the training, participants learn about budgeting, time management, customer service, being a team player, etc. They also take courses that result in certifications for all of the Microsoft Office Suite products and develop a portfolio to showcase their work. Learn more about the Summer Youth Training Program.
Leon Works Junior Apprenticeship Program
Since 2017, our team has partnered with Leon County to provide Dynamic Futures training to program participants. During the training, participants learn about budgeting, time management, customer service, being a team player, etc. They also take courses that result in certifications for all of the Microsoft Office Suite products and develop a portfolio to showcase their work. Learn more about the Leon Works Junior Apprenticeship Program.
Leon County Library System
Starting in September 2016, CareerSource Capital Region has partnered with Leon County Library System to launch the "Employable Me" Series. In this series, our team facilitates at least seven workshops or on-site career coaching sessions per quarter. By visiting local libraries, our team is able to provide career guidance and assistance to library patrons throughout the community. Upcoming dates for these sessions are available on our calendar.
Leon Works Expo
Since 2016, our team has partnered with the Tallahassee-Leon County Office of Economic Vitality to support the annual Leon Works Expo. This event showcases careers that do not require a traditional four-year degree. Our team has supported the event by providing staff to conduct on-site workshops and mock interviews. We have also supported the event through the promotion of the afternoon session that is open to career seekers and the general public. Learn about the Leon Works Expo.
REfire Culinary Program
Through our career center, we refer career seekers and provide financial aid for career seekers to attend the REfire Culinary Training Program in Tallahassee. REfire is a culinary training program for people with felony convictions, providing basic skills training, job experience, and job placement support. The curriculum is developed by professional chefs and culinary educators and will prepare graduates to fill a significant talent gap in Tallahassee’s retail food sector. Learn about the REfire Culinary Program.