Job Seekers

Our Workforce Development programs assist adults age 18 and older in preparing for, finding, maintaining, and advancing employment opportunities. Our goal is to help them develop the personal and professional skills needed for long-term job retention and advancement.

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Who We Serve

  • Recent High School Grads
  • Recent College Grads
  • Unemployed Millennials
  • Underemployed Millennials
  • Mature Workers – 40+
  • Re-entry Population

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Our Programs

  • Job Seeker Preparedness & Supportive Services

    The Akron Urban League provides job seekers with the tools and support needed for successful job searching and ultimately land a quality job that pays a living wage and benefits.

    Services include:

    • One on one career coaching
    • Career exploration assessment
    • Resume building, interview preparation, and development of soft skills
    • Ancillary services to support job seekers with barriers to employment
  • Career Clothing Closet

    Appearance is the first impression an individual makes when he/she arrives for an interview, career fair, internship, networking reception, or any other career-related occasion that requires professional attire.

    The Career Clothing Closet provides resources to individuals needing business suits, dresses, shoes, accessories, or other appropriate work attire to wear to interviews or any other professional occasion. Through generous donations by community members, we provide professional attire, shoes, and accessories free of charge.

    OPEN: Tuesdays, 9 AM to 11 AM and Thursdays, 2 PM to 4 PM.


  • Training and Professional Development Programs

    The Akron Urban League’s career training programs offer individuals quick and affordable paths that enhance resume-building and preparation for new roles.

    • Neighborhood Ambassador Program: Professional Development. Pairing you with like-minded people in the business world through mentorship.
    • Recidivism Program: Re-Entry. Anyone affected by the criminal justice system ages 18 & up may sign up. We cover job placement, job readiness & case management.
    • to sign up contact: Becki Moorer


  • Digital Literacy
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Would you like to learn more about our job seekers program? Reach out to get in contact now.