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Become a Poll Worker! Register to Vote!
Tuesday, July 27, 12-3pm

Come to the Workforce Center Tuesday to Learn about Working the Polls and Registering to Vote

The DC Board of Elections will at the Workforce Center from 12-3pm.
12-1pm: Information session on become a poll worker
1-3pm: Register to vote
Leaf Season Hiring Is happening Now!
Apply Online July 19 through July 30.

Positions available

 Clerk (Job ID# 13645)
  • Responsible for performing a variety of clerical duties
  • Salary $16.56 per hour
Motor Vehicle Operator (Job ID# 13646)
  • Drives/Operates the various vehicles over the assigned routes with a crew of employees.
  • Salary $21.78 per hour
Sanitation Worker  (Job ID# 13647)
  • Member of crew responsible for clearing leaves from designated locations on assigned routes 
  • Salary $18.04 per hour

Apply Here:
Construction Laborers Needed
Several Companies are Looking for Laborers

If you are interested, please call the Workforce Center at 202-793-2141 or email your resume to
Next Strive Virtual Learning Starts 8/2
What if you could change your life in four weeks?

STRIVE is more than just job training. It offers the opportunity to move beyond barriers that are holding you back! During this 4 week online training participants receive:
  • Career path mentoring
  • Attitudinal and Job Readiness Training
  • Occupational skills training opportunities
  • Job placement assistance
  • Microsoft Teams Training
Classes are taught virtually via Microsoft Teams. Loaner tablets are available. Graduates receive a stipend of $125, an additional $125 when employed and up to $90 for Trainings/certifications.

Classes start Monday, August 2. Register at
Green Jobs Training

No-Cost Green Training Opportunities for CBE Contractors

The Sustainable Energy Infrastructure Capacity Building and Pipeline Program (SEICBP) is a no-cost training, credentialing, and certification program designed to connect District businesses and residents to various topics within the energy efficiency industry to expand local skills and expertise. Train Green with expert instructors and accredited institutions through a variety of courses in energy efficiency and renewable energy design, construction, inspection, and maintenance.

  • Green Building Operations, Design, & Maintenance
  • Solar
  • Benchmarking & DC Code

Program Eligibility
All training and certification courses are offered at no cost to participants on a first-come, first-served basis, however, registrants that fit the following criteria will be given priority access to courses:

  • Tier 1: District residents District CBE or CBE-Eligible firms
  • Tier 2: District residents working outside of the District or non-residents working for District CBE or CBE-Eligible firms
  • Tier 3: Non-Residents & businesses in greater DMV metro area
Pre register today:
DCRA: FREE July Business Seminars 


Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking "Coffee & Capital" at DCRA 
Tues, July 27, 10am

SBRC One-On-One Call Session: Steps to Obtaining a Business License
Mon-Fri, by appointment 10am – 4pm

SBRC One-on-One Call Session: "Talk Business After Hours"
Mon and Wed, by appointment 4 - 6pm

COVID Rental Assistance Program
Get Help Paying Rent and Utility Bills

STAY DC is the District’s new emergency rental assistance program to help households unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more by visiting or calling 833-4-STAYDC.
Big Thank You to Target
Target Volunteers Paint Center

Last week, volunteers from Target painted the classrooms at Skyland, including painting our logo on the wall in the classroom. We have two classes starting this week, so it is great to have the classrooms looking good. They also gave us gift bags of beauty samples, so stop by the Center and pick one up. 
Ballou Community Day Event 
Saturday, July 31 |  11:00am - 3:00pm
  • COVID-19 Vaccination (Pfizer) Ages 12 and up
  • Childhood immunizations for back to school
  • Oral Health (Dental) screening service
  • Mental Health resources
Registration is required. Call 202-476-5464, Option 1

All community members are welcome to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine 
  • First Dose - Saturday, July 31,2021.
  • Second Dose- will be scheduled on site.
Address: Ballou Senior Highschool, 3401 4th Street SE, Washington DC ,20032
Skyland Workforce Center is a project of Building Bridges Across the River. Learn more at: and
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