Education and Training

EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES:

Job Search Checklist: a guide to the essential steps involved in searching for employment, especially for those who may have little to no prior employment experience. Produced by the Employment Action Team of the Lancaster County Coalition to End Homelessness.

Job Search Checklist - Forms of Identification Required for Employment: Exhibit 1 of the Job Search Checklist

Tips for people with a criminal background who want help finding employment through PA CareerLink of Lancaster County

 

Existing Services

Assessment and Evaluation

Specific and regular programming to assess the barriers that people have to regular, full-time employment

  • PA CareerLink of Lancaster County
    • Bureau of Workforce Development Partners
    • Lancaster Employment and Training Agency
    • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
    • Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
  • Adult Probation and Parole Services
  • Department of Public Welfare
  • Lancaster County Prison
  • Transition to Community
  • BIRD Ministries
  • Urban League of Lancaster County

    Literacy

    Specific and regular programming designed to prepare people to read, write, compute, and use computers for use in work settings

    • Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
    • Lancaster-Lebanon Literacy Council
    • Spanish-American Civic Association
    • BASE
    • Urban League of Lancaster County

    GED

    Specific and regular programming to prepare people to take and pass the GED test

    • Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
    • Lancaster-Lebanon Literacy Council
    • Urban League of Lancaster County

    English Language Training

    Specific and regular programming in using English as a second language

    • Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
    • Lancaster-Lebanon Literacy Council
    • Spanish-American Civic Association

    Job Finding Skills

    Specific and regular programming in the techniques needed to find a job including resume preparation and interviewing skills

    • PA CareerLink of Lancaster County
      • Bureau of Workforce Development Partners
      • Lancaster Employment and Training Agency
      • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
      • Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
      • Adult Probation and Parole Services

      Work Preparation

      Specific and regular programming in the soft skills related to work including but not limited to attendance, tardiness, handling conflict, keeping life circumstances under control, using community and case management supports, staying drug and alcohol-free, transportation, child care

      • PA CareerLink of Lancaster County
        • Bureau of Workforce Development Partners
        • Lancaster Employment and Training Agency
        • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
        • Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
      • Adult Probation and Parole Services
      • BASE
      • Spanish-American Civic Association
      • Crispus Attucks Center
      • Arbor Employment and Training
      • Neighborhood Services
      • Community Action Program

      Skill Training

      Specific and regular programming that allows people to acquire skills that help them to become more employable in the workplace; must result in a credential of some sort

      • PA CareerLink of Lancaster County
        • Bureau of Workforce Development Partners
        • Lancaster Employment and Training Agency
        • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
        • Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
      • Associated Builders and Contractors
      • Lancaster County Career and Technology Center
      • Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
      • York Technical Institute
      • Empire Beauty School
      • Consolidate School of Business
      • Lancaster School of Cosmetology

      Higher Education

      Specific and regular programming that allows individuals to acquire knowledge and skills that lead to higher level jobs on career ladders; must result in a degree

      • York Technical Institute
      • Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
      • Lancaster campus of Harrisburg Area Community College
      • Millersville University
      • Elizabethtown College
      • Franklin and Marshall College
      • PA College of Art and Design

      Placement

      Specific and regular programming to assist people in finding and keeping jobs

      • PA CareerLink of Lancaster County
        • Bureau of Workforce Development Partners
        • Lancaster Employment and Training Agency
        • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
        • Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
      • Adult Probation and Parole Services
      • BASE
      • Spanish-American Civic Association
      • Crispus Attucks Center
      • Arbor Employment and Training
      • Neighborhood Services
      • Community Action Program

      Child Care

      Specific and regular programming related to helping people find the child care that they need to be able to work

      • Adult Probation and Parole Services
      • Community Action Program
      • Neighborhood Services
      • Department of Public Welfare

      Transportation

      Specific and regular programming related to helping people find the transportation resources that they need to be able to work

      • Adult Probation and Parole Services
      • Neighborhood Services
      • Department of Public Welfare