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Preparing for employment opportunities.
Shuttered storefronts, vacant offices, empty restaurants, deserted malls. The devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic loom everywhere, and they all add up to shattered dreams. This pandemic has affected everyone, but it has hit job seekers like you especially hard. But Davis Consulting Solutions (DCS) is here to offer you an opportunity to start a new career through Community2Work® (C2W) our workforce development program.
We are happy to announce our partnership with one of our region’s largest employers, UPMC, for an inclusive community workforce program to help job seekers gain skills, connect to resources, and learn strategies to find a job and build a successful career. Our C2W team understands that our target audience represents individuals who need the most help, which is why it is free of charge for qualified participants. Let us work collaboratively to get you into the UPMC pipeline by providing you with a clear plan of action to reduce barriers.
We are here to help job seekers with resources!
Reach out to our Workforce Case Management Coordinator for help with resources during this trying time:
- Assistance for food
- Information on utility assistance and rent
- Let us know your other needs by filling this out
WHO SHOULD APPLY
Our C2W team is looking for individuals who are ready to achieve higher levels of performance, boost their productivity and find stable career opportunities. C2W seeks candidates for various careers such as customer service, administrative assistance, retail sales/clerk, intake coordination, environmental services, and more.
Services are FREE of charge for qualified candidates and on a sliding scale for others. This program is designed to quickly move individuals from at-need to work-ready. Dedicated job seekers can complete the program in four weeks. Job seekers attend training and participate in coaching and recruitment/job readiness events which meet their needs.
Program topics primarily include:
- Professional Development
- Resume Preparation and Personal Marketing
- What You Need to Know About Applying
Successful job placement is not guaranteed but Community2Work can increase the likelihood of your gainful employment.
If you believe you qualify based on the information below and are interested in receiving assistance, complete the inquiry form today!
How to qualify for the program
This program is designed for recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and other low-income individuals. In order to qualify for the program, participants must meet the following requirements:
- 18 years of age or have a work permit
- Legally permitted to work in the U.S.
- Resident of the Greater Pittsburgh Region
- TANF recipient or meets government definition of “low-income”
- High School Diploma or GED recipient
We encourage the inquiry to this program, even if the individual is uncertain about meeting qualifications. Participants are selected on a case-by-case basis. We have connections with other community resources to help individuals find the best resource for their needs.
How to succeed
Participants begin with a one-on-one information session to determine job readiness. We make training recommendations based on the information collected during this meeting. Program activities, workshops, coaching and training components are designed to ensure candidates have adequate employment skills. Professional resume writing support helps candidates highlight talents, skills, and work experience before they enter the job application process. Our network of partner employers offer leads to open positions which participants qualify for.
Full participation is recommended for successful results. Contact us to apply for help today!
If you know you qualify, have completed your inquiry form, and do not have a resume let’s jump start your success. Complete the Resume Worksheet Form below. A DCS team member will be in touch shortly and assist you in highlighting your talents, skills, and work experience.