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Workforce Initiative

our Workforce initiative

Our goal is to provide professional development and employment opportunities to reduce unemployment and underemployment in our target area. We enrich the quality of life by creating opportunities for earning a livable wage. Click on the icon label to see how we help our community make progress.

We have several programs that meet our communities needs and help us reach our goals

Check us out and see our programs in action. Watch our highlight video to see what we do.

View our progress and see how we are doing. We are making great gains in our initiatives.

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Watch Us In Action

We Are Putting The Commuinty To Work!

We are helping prepare job seekers to reenter the job force through career planning and development. Our annual job fair connects prepared job seekers with employers with immediate job openings. 

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Our Programs

  • Career Coaching Clinic
    Getting Job Seekers Ready!

    Prepare job seekers for employment with the following training such as: resume writing, dress for success and interview skills and financial wellness.   

    Details:
    Who: Those seeking career development and training
    What: Resume Development, Interview Skills, Financial Planning
    Where: NRS Christian Life Center
    When: September -October
    Why: To help prepare job seekers for interviews 
    How: Focused training and resume review. 

  • Job Resource Fair
    We Are Putting Birmingham To Work!

    The purpose of Connect4Careers is to connect employers with immediate job openings and job seekers with employment opportunities. This fair will expose your company to a large number of qualified candidates. Schools and / or job-training programs are welcome to offer their services to job seekers interested in enhancing their job skills and abilities.

    Estimated Attendance:
    500+ job seekers
    Where/When:
    September
    NRS Christian Family Life Center |7400 London Ave Birmingham, AL 35206
    Why It Matters:
    As of June 2014, there are over 31,000 people unemployed in the Metro-Birmingham area. Birmingham is in need of work. This event will improve the economic security of our community by connecting quality candidates with excellent career opportunities.
    Connect4Careers Job Fair is an excellent opportunity to:
    Connect with candidates who are qualified, skilled and available
    Interview candidates who have prepared resumes and are professionally dressed
    Hire candidates who are seeking Full-Time, Part-Time, Internships, and Seasonal work  

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Our STATISTICS

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We are Making Progress!

Workforce On A Rise

Our goal is to provide professional development and employment opportunities to reduce unemployment and underemployment in our target area.

  • Chart 1:Economy In Birmingham
  • Chart 2: Alabama's unemployment rate is dropping

Our Programs & initiatives

  • Education

    Our goal is to make academic programs accessible for all from cradle to college. Education is the key to reducing poverty and providing hope for our community.

  • Workforce

    Our goal is to provide professional development and employment opportunities to reduce unemployment and underemployment in our target area.

  • Housing

    Our goal is to enrich the quality of life for our community.  We revitalize our community by providing tools and knowledge necessary for homeownership.

  • Senior

    Our goal is to provide services that alleviate the transportation limitations for our senior community. We help them to remain independent as we transport them for medical appointments, banking and shopping.

  • Wellness

    Our goal is to enrich the quality of life for our community by promoting healthy lifestyle choices. We offer free or low cost comprehensive health care, nutrition and physical fitness classes to meet the needs of our community.