The Workforce Development & Community Initiatives at Denver Housing Authority will be offering free training opportunities through our Academies to Work program. You do not have to be a DHA resident, there is childcare and transportation assistance available for those who are eligible. After completion of programs, if a job is attained there may be some temporary transportation assistance available as well.
Light Industrial Construction Academy
Two Sessions: October 10th – 17th & October 31st – November 8th
Participants will receive upon completion: Forklift Certification, OSHA 10 Certification, & Flagger Certification
Health Pre-Professional Occupations Academy
October 29th – November 16th 10:00am – 2:00pm
Participants will receive upon completion: CPR/First Aid Certification, Bloodborne Pathogens Certification, & ADA Certification
Administrative Professional/Customer Service Academy
October 29th – November 16th 9:30am – 1:30pm
Participants will receive upon completion:
Retail Management Academy
November 26th – December 14th 9:30am – 1:30pm
Participants will receive upon completion: National Retail Federation (NRF) Certification
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Academy
November 26th – December 21st 10:00am – 2:30pm
Participants will receive upon completion: National Career Health Association Certification, which is NCCA Accredited Program.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 9th | 9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
WHERE: Mi Casa Resource Center
Free Workshop will:
RSVP Required, Click here
Contact: Marlyn Ruiz | Business Center Program Specialist
Direct 303.539.5606 | Email: MRuiz@MiCasaResourceCenter.org
LatPro and DiversityJobs.com are hosting a free professional bilingual and diversity job fair Tuesday, April 3rd from 9:30 AM until 3:00 PM at the Denver Marriott Tech Center.
This job fair brings together professional, diverse, and multicultural individuals with companies that not only want to hire them, but also embrace, and value individuals and their unique perspectives and experiences The companies we partner with understand the value in a diverse workforce and how it benefits them and the community. You do not have to be bilingual to attend, it is open to any professional.
A few attending companies include, but are not limited to;
There will be two Job Fairs for the Month of Feb. One is at the DHS Eastside location and the other is the regular Path to Payday Job Fair at the Richard Castro Building, Westside Workforce Center.
When: Feb. 15th from 10am – 12:30pm.
Where: Denver Human Services, Eastside location, 3815 Steele Street, Denver, 80205
Some of the companies attending: 24-7 Intouch, Apartment Association of Denver, BrightStar Care, City and County of Denver, Connections Staffing and Training, First Bank, Mile High Youth Corps, Perseverance, Primeflight, Quick-Box Fulfillment LLC, UPS, and Women’s Bean. More to come!!
Learn more here.
When: Feb. 21st from 11am – 1:30pm.
Where: Richard Castro Building, Westside Workforce Center, 1200 Federal Blvd., 1st Floor, Denver, CO 80204.
Some of the companies attending: Always Best Care, Amazon, Apartment Association of Denver, City and County of Denver, Family Home Health, FedEx, Grayhound Lines Inc., Kum & Go, Mile High Flea Market, Seattle Fish Company, Touching Hearts at Home, Traffic Management Inc., and UPS.
Learn more here.
Mile High Youth Corps is hiring young people between the ages of 18-24 for our YouthBuild Construction and Health & Wellness (nurse aide) training programs. Orientation starts February 5th. Corpsmembers receive training toward industry recognized certifications, the opportunity to earn a GED or HiSET through CCD’s FSI, hands-on work experience, career and post-secondary readiness training, case management and mental health support, leadership development, placement and follow-up support, and the opportunity to earn an AmeriCorps Education Award—ALL WHILE GETTING A PAYCHECK – biweekly!
Learn more about YouthBuild Construction here.
Learn more about YouthBuild Health & Wellness (nurse aide) training programs here.
Want to learn more? Click here!
Attend the Denver Public Safety Career Expo and Community Event on Saturday, 9/23 from 10a-2p at our Roslyn Event Center. Please share with your networks to encourage interested applicants to come learn about a career in public safety and consider joining the Denver team by applying!
Download the Flyer here.
Adams County Workforce; the America Job Center serving Jefferson, Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties; Arapahoe/ Douglas Works!; Denver Workforce Services; and the Greater Metro Denver Healthcare Partnership invite you to attend the 2017 Metro Denver Healthcare Career Fair.
Thursday, September 7th, 2017 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Doubletree by Hilton - Thornton
83 E. 120th Ave., Thornton, 80223
1:00pm – 1:30pm – priority entrance for Veterans & VIP Workforce Customers (WIOA and Talent Pool Candidates)
1:30pm - 4:00pm – Job Fair
Pre-Registration required so we can contact with you periodically with a list of the updated employers: jobseekerdenvermetrohealthcare2017.eventbrite.com
Participants will be able to:
Hosted by: Councilwoman Stacie Gilmore and Montbello 20/20
Where: Montbello Recreation Center, 15555 E. 53rd Ave., Denver CO 80239
When: Thursday August 10th, 6-7:30 pm
Download and share the flyer here.
Denver’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative and Bank of America Announce Youth Summer Employment Program
The City and County of Denver’s Office of Children’s Affairs and Office of Economic Development, along with Mi Casa Resource Center, Impact Empowerment Group and Street Fraternity, are working in partnership with Bank of America to pilot the “My Brother's Keeper Summer of Success” program to provide 25 young men of color with summer employment opportunities.
“Through this program, we’re aiming to open doors for these young men of color and support their success,” Mayor Michael B. Hancock said. “This partnership with Bank of America and other local nonprofit organizations will change their trajectory, positioning them to become leaders within their communities and in our great city.”
The “My Brother's Keeper Summer of Success” program will run for 8 weeks and is scheduled to take place from June 5 – July 25, 2017. The young men selected to participate must be between the ages of 16 – 18 and will engage in job-readiness training with a strong emphasis on financial literacy and customer service skills. Participants will be placed with an employer partner that aligns with their specific area of interest and career goals.
Bank of America awarded the city $50,000 to support this program and will be the primary source for financial education through the Better Money Habits curriculum. Nonprofit partners will also utilize the Office of Financial Empowerment's Bank On Denver program to assist participants in setting up savings and checking accounts.
“Despite our improving economy, young people—especially young men of color—face job scarcity,” Colorado State and Denver Market President for Bank of America Jodi Rolland said. “As a business leader, our investment in this program stems from the knowledge that a first job is so much more than a paycheck – it’s a pathway for a better financial future for that young person and the economic vitality of our city.”
Participants of the “My Brother's Keeper Summer of Success” program will also attend bi-weekly seminars facilitated by men of color from the Denver community who have also overcome obstacles to realize their path to success. Facilitators will coach, mentor and share their own stories to guide these young men and help them discover their unlimited potential.
“We are excited to participate in this program and combine our passion for positive youth development with our expertise in career development and job-readiness training,” CEO and Executive Director of Mi Casa Resource Center Monique Lovato said. “Mi Casa Resource Center has been serving young people and families for over 40 years and the goals of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative to eliminate gaps for young men of color align with our strategic vision.”
For more information about Denver’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, please visit the Office of Children's Affairs website.
Denver Housing Authority in partnership with Denver Workforce Services is hosting a mini Healthcare Job Fair on Friday, April 28th from 12:30 – 2:00 pm. This is open to everyone interested in entry level positions within the Healthcare Industry. This event will be at the Denver Housing Authority, Lincoln Park, 1401 Mariposa St., Denver, 80204.
SUMMER JOBS for low-income and disadvantaged Denver youth available at $9.30 thru the city! Sign up today! Learn more here.
The City of Denver believes in helping our youth find jobs. With emphasis on training, education and attainable goals, we believe that you'll find that Denver Workforce Services and our contractor partners offer a true way forward. One of the programs offered is the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The employment program takes the 16-to-21-year-olds through job readiness training where they learn about forming a resume, employer interviews, and how to dress appropriately for interviews and the job. Following that training youth will be placed into 120-hour paid ($9.37) internships within the private and public sectors. There are also opportunities for 14-to-15-year-olds.
We are looking for youth that are interested in the program to pre-register by April 7, 2017. After each youth complete the pre-registration, they will be contacted by staff for the next steps in mid-to-late-April. Please encourage youth to take a few minutes to complete this process to be considered for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). Register here!
Also, attend the summer youth Job Fair this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 3-6 pm at the McNichols Civic Center Building.
The City of Denver is currently accepting applications for the position of Denver Deputy Sheriff. To apply online, please click here:
If you have any questions or problems with applying please email firstname.lastname@example.org! Out of state applications are accepted.
For more information about the Denver Sheriff Department (DSD), go to Sheriff Department or contact Robert Pablo at Robert.email@example.com. Attached is an informational flier. DSD is also hosting Orientation/ Informational Night, March 9 & 21, April 3 & 18 at the Denver Sheriff Department Academy, 5440 (Bldg. 5) Roslyn St. Denver. CO 80216.
Get Started on your Journey with a career with the Denver Sheriff’s Department!
The Denver Hiring Events & Job Openings List has moved! In order to better keep up with all of the events and current hiring opportunities, Denver Workforce Services will be posting the Hiring Events & Job Openings List every Friday at www.denvergov.org/workforce.
You can’t miss this icon, over on the right:
The Athmar Park Neighborhood Association is seeking a skilled professional to serve as a Community Connector. We are looking for qualified individuals with proven experience in community building and community organizing. This position will require some non‐traditional hours and the ability to talk with anyone about their community, about their aspirations and about opportunities to build a more walkable, bikeable and livable community. Athmar Park Neighborhood Association is seeking someone with an interest in neighborhood conditions, passion for community and the capacity to interact with community members of all backgrounds, specifically the Hispanic and Latino community.
This is a Part‐Time position, 20 hours per week, $12.50 per hour, working some weekends and evenings.
Click here to read more and learn how to apply.
The Society of Hispanic Human Resource Professionals along with the City & County of Denver Office of Public Safety, Nicoletti-Flater & Associates, ARCpoint Labs, La Ley Latino Law Enforcement Association, University of Colorado Denver/Public Affairs present a Public Safety Expo & Career Fair, Thursday, February 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Denver Police Protective Association, 2105 Decatur Street.
Job seekers should be ready to interview and attend breakout sessions (optional):
SHHRP connects people with opportunities and focuses on inclusivity in the workplace. People of all ages, race, ethnicity, gender and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to explore this exciting opportunity.
For more info. go to www.shhrp.net
The Maven Hotel and Kachina Southwestern Grill is opening in Downtown Denver and is looking to fill all Restaurant, Kitchen, Front Desk, Banquets, Housekeeping, Sales, and Management positions. They are hosting hiring event this week and next week. For a complete listing click here or visit www.sagehospitality.jobs and search “the Maven” in the “what” field.
Interested in Healthcare?
Arapahoe Community College is hosting a Healthcare Career Day on Tuesday, January 31st from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at their Littleton Campus, Summit Room (M1900), 5900 So. Santa Fe Dr., 80120. Over 40 employers will be attending with two breakout sessions.
Valassis is hosting a Job Fair on Friday, January 27th from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at their Denver Metro location, 14401 E. 33rd Place, Suite F, Aurora 80011. They are looking to hire: Production Technicians for both 1st and 2nd Shifts), Logistic Technician and a Shift Production Supervisor. Click here for additional information.
Denver Job Fair
National Career Fair is hosting a Denver Career Fair on Wednesday, February 1st from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Crowne Plaza Denver, 1450 Glenarm Place, 80202. Meet employers face to face with multiple interview opportunities, and apply for the jobs at the event! For additional information click here.
SiteWise is hosting their first hiring event on Saturday, February 4th from 10:00 am – 2:00pm at the location on 4725 Independence St., Wheat Ridge, 80033. They are hiring: laborers – CDL, Plumbers, Operators – CDL, Locate Technicians and Gas Fitters. Click here for more information.
Denver Housing Authority (DHA) is hosting a Customer Service Academy beginning Monday, February 6th going through Friday, March 2nd. Earn and industry recognized certification. Classes are Monday – Friday from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Transpiration and Childcare Assistance available. To register, contact Amanda Leigh at 720.956.3829 or Richard Class at 720.956.3818. Click here for additional information.
The Pathway to Payday
Denver Workforce Services is hosting monthly job fairs at the Workforce Center at Castro, 1200 Federal Blvd., 80204. This event will be on Wednesday, February 15th from 11:00am – 2:00pm. Meet with employers and hiring managers as positions include: Entry to Mid-level. RSVP by clicking here.
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