Fathers and Families Center’s Employment, Training, and Career Services provides comprehensive services that are focused on the ABC employment approach (A job, Better job, Career). The steps to our process include job readiness assistance, job placement, post-employment assistance, and career/training certifications. We place a special emphasis on getting our participants ready for high-demand positions around Indianapolis.

Job Readiness Assistance 

Our classroom job readiness sessions focus on crucial steps to prepare you for successful employment. Sessions include:

  • Resume building
  • Employer expectations
  • Dressing for success
  • Mock interviewing
  • Company and career tours
  • Online/traditional job application
  • The do’s and don’ts of a job search

Employment Placement Assistance 

After completing job readiness sessions, you’ll be well equipped to start looking for a job. While you’re searching, Employment Specialists will continue to provide support and guidance in finding employment, and they can assist with transportation, work clothes, and other needs. Our team has relationships with more than 70 preferred employers throughout Indianapolis. Employment placement assistance services include:

  • Support with online and traditional applications
  • Assistance finding job leads
  • Computer lab for job searching, company research, and online applications
  • Weekly career clubs and quarterly career fairs that bring employers and participants together for initial introductions and interviews

Post-Employment Assistance

Getting the job is an important step, but keeping the job and building a solid work history is the foundation of a successful career. We’re here to help you become a better employee by:

  • Finding out what employers expect and helping you use that information to get better at your job
  • Providing strategies for climbing the career ladder
  • Giving you tips on how to deal with difficult co-workers
  • Emphasizing the value of teamwork

Career and Training Certifications

Our career specialists will help you identify the right career path based on your interests, skills, and abilities. We partner with training centers around the city to offer you lots of opportunities to obtain a recognized certification at little or no cost that includes:

  • Fork Lift
  • IT
  • HVAC/Apartment Maintenance
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Logistics
  • Health and Life sciences
  • And more!

Contact us to learn more.