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Job Training & Placement Opportunity

Start the new year off with a new career path! The Congress Heights Training & Development Corporation (CHCTDC) is offering free Armed/Unarmed Security Certifications and Building Maintenance Technical Certifications with job placement

The 13-week program also includes Microsoft Certification, National Work Readiness Certification, and Customer Service Certification.

If you have any questions or need more information, please call CHCTDC at 202-563-5200 or email If you'd like to register, you can do so at the link here:
Riderwood, By Erickson is Hiring
Riderwood, By Erickson has job openings at several of their locations that they are looking to fill IMMEDIATELY. There is room for anyone who is looking to work at Erickson with locations across the DMV, and roles in various industries that include:
  • Hospitality
  • Heath care
  • Sales
  • Housekeeping
  • Security
  • Maintenance
  • and MORE!
Some positions offer an attractive sign-on bonus, benefits, and a dynamic company culture. View all of the job openings at the link HERE

If you need any help preparing/reviewing your resume or applying to any positions please call the Skyland Workforce Center to make an appointment at (202) 793-2141.
Construction Safety Class Dec 7-15

Tues, Dec 7 - Wed, Dec 15 | 9am-4pm

It's not too late to sign up! The next construction safety class Skyland Workforce Center begins on Tuesday, December 7th at 9AM. Participants have the opportunity to earn their OSHA-30, Flagger's & CPR/First Aid Certifications

  • Students MUST be able to attend each day with NO absences
  • Be a DC residents with a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a resume on file at the Workforce Center, AND
  • Attend ONE orientation session before the class starts, either on Thursday, Dec 2 at 10am or on Monday, Dec 6 at 1:30pm
Interested? Sign up by filling out the survey linked HERE or by calling the front desk at (202) 793-2141. 
Become a DC Trail Ranger!

The Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) has FIVE entry-level positions and TWO more experienced positions open in two different trails departments. The postings are all linked to their respective titles below. 

If you need any help preparing/reviewing your resume or applying to any positions please call the Skyland Workforce Center to make an appointment at (202) 793-2141.
FREE Professional Clothing for Women

Call to Schedule Your Appointment 
Suited for Change is a non-profit that provides women in need in the community with professional attire, coaching & skills training to help them on their path to financial independence. 

Those interested in being styled and receiving professional attire must schedule an appointment through the Skyland Workforce Center, so feel free to drop by or call anytime to schedule your appointment! The center's number is (202) 793-2141. 

Retail Training
Starting Tuesday, Dec 7 | 9:30am
Starting on December 7th, the Skyland Workforce Center will be offering retail training through the National Retail Federation. The class wil be at the Center with online instruction and in-person help. After completing the training, participants will receive a Retail Industry Fundamentals Certificate. To register, please call the Center at 202-793-2141. 
In-Person Digital Literacy Classes

Thursday, Dec 2, 9, 16 | 10-11:30am
The Skyland Workforce Center will be hosting in-person Employment Computer Basics Classes the following Thursdays in December from 10-11:30AM:

  • December 2nd, 2021
  • December 9th, 2021
  • December 16th, 2021
Classes will be held in the computer lab and will be on a first-come, first-served basis each session. Participants are welcome to join us for one, two or all three. Come to learn how to navigate job portals, application and company websites, upload your resume, and more! Feel free to call the front desk at (202) 793-2141 with any questions.
Art Workshops @ THEARC
Wed, Dec 8 & Thurs, Dec 9 | 5-7pm
The ArtReach GW Community Gallery at THEARC is hosting Holiday Make and Take Workshops on Wednesday, December 8th, and Thursday, December 9th, from 5-7 pm. Create different crafts that you can give to someone you love this holiday season!.
Register here:
Holiday Networking Business Event

Wed, Dec 1 | 6-8 pm

Come celebrate the holiday season and meet entrepreneurs like you in the DMV!

  • Date: Wednesday, December 1st, 2021
  • Location: Johnny Pistolas
    • 2333 18th Street NW Washington, DC 20009
  • Time: 6-8PM

The event is FREE for all who register. Link to register is can be found by clicking HERE

Skyland Workforce Center is a project of Building Bridges Across the River. Learn more at: and
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