Career and Employment

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Workforce Development Resources

Need assistance with your job search? Listed in this document are different types of workforce development resources located in and close to Clayton County.

Workforce Development Resources Links

Accession Distribution Training & Staffing

658 Lamar Hutcheson Pkwy, Riverdale, GA 30274 


Accession Distribution Training & Staffing is a nonprofit corporation focused on increasing public safety, preventing incarceration, and reducing recidivism. They work to train unemployed and underemployed, at-risk youth, veterans, seniors and returning citizens (ex-offenders) in the fields of logistics, forklift operations, heavy industrial equipment operations, and construction hauling. Email them at:

Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency

458 Edgewood Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30312


Fax: 404-681-1592

Job banks; Job readiness workshops; Job search techniques; Job placement; Resume preparation assistance; Career counseling. Services are provided to the homeless, indigent, unemployed and ex-offenders.

Atlanta Urban League, Inc.

100 Edgewood Avenue, SE, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30303


Fax: 404-659-5771

Job banks; classroom training; job search/placement

Bobby Dodd Institute

2120 Marietta Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30318


Fax: 678-365-0098

Bobby Dodd Institute connects people with disabilities and disadvantages to jobs and the security and purpose that work brings. Job banks; job readiness workshops; job search/placement

An online career and job searching site. Post your resume online and search for local career opportunities.

Career Resource Center: Clayton Branch

3000 Corporate Center, Suite 350, Morrow, GA 30260


The Career Resource Center, Clayton Branch is a one-stop center providing a variety of free basic and advanced services to assist individuals seeking employment, training and education services. Basic services available include: help with finding a job and job matching; resume preparation; workshops on how to develop interview skills and how to look for a job; how to use a computer to prepare resumes and assist with job searches; and access to computers and general office equipment to prepare cover letters, make copies of your resume, and fax and email your resumes to prospective employers.

Career Resource Center of Duluth

Gwinnett County Youth Project

3885 Crestwood Parkway, NW, Suite 200, Duluth, Ga 30096


Fax: 770-806-2035

Job readiness workshops; job search techniques; job search/placement; resume preparation assistance; apprenticeship training; career change counseling; career counseling; and interview training and techniques.

Central Outreach and Advocacy Center

201 Washington Street, SW, Atlanta, Ga 30303


Fax: 404-601-3159

Job readiness workshops; job search readiness; job search techniques; and resume preparation assistance.

Clayton County Chamber of Commerce

2270 Mt. Zion Rd, Jonesboro, GA 30236

678- 610-4021

The Chamber promotes business, drive economic development, and serve as a catalyst to elevate quality of life in the community and region.

Clayton County Community Services

1000 Main Street, Forest Park, GA 30297 


Offers a variety of support services for employment searches. Email:

Community Council of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.

80 Walnut Street, SW, Suite 103, Atlanta, GA 30314


Fax: 404-935-5859

Priority male program for job readiness workshops and resume building and preparation.

Free 26 week career development and life skills program.  Program is geared towards young black men ages 18 to 28 years of age.

Covenant House Georgia

2488 Lakewood Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30315


Fax: 404-832-1282

Job readiness workshops; job search/placement. Services are provided to homeless and at risk youth.

Creative Enterprises, Inc.

701 Hi Hope Lane, Lawrenceville, GA 30043


Fax: 770-962-6624

Classroom training; job readiness; job search/placement; and vocational evaluations for persons with disabilities.

Dress for Success Atlanta

67 Peachtree Park Drive, Suite 101, Atlanta, GA 30309


Fax: 404-589-1187

Job readiness workshops; job search techniques; resume preparation assistance; career development tools; interview preparation; and workplace readiness. Professional women’s support group. Provides disadvantaged women with professional attire and a network of support.

Georgia Department of Labor

1630 Phoenix Boulevard, Suite 200 , College Park, GA 30349 


The Georgia Department of Labor is dedicated to assisting Georgians with finding work; building career skills; and offers resources to finding local jobs

Georgia Department of Labor: Job Corps of Atlanta

239 West Lake Avenue, NW, Atlanta, GA 30314


Fax: 404-794-8426

Class room training; GED instruction; and job search/placement

Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

2801 Buford Highway, Ste. 500, Atlanta, GA 30329


Fax: 404-929-9908

Job banks

Goodwill Industries of North Georgia, Inc.

Woodstock Career Center, 9425 Highway 92, Suite 142, Woodstock, GA 30188


Fax: 770-874-0253

Career Center; job bank; job readiness; job search techniques; job search/placement; resume preparation assistance; and classroom training.

Indeed is an American worldwide employment-related search engine featuring job listings. Indeed is currently available in over 60 countries and 28 languages. In October 2010, passed to become the highest-traffic job website in the United States.

Latin American Association

Atlanta Outreach Center, 2750 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30324


Fax: 404-638-1806

Job bank; job search/placement; and resume preparation assistance.

LinkedIn is a business- and employment-oriented social networking service that operates via websites and mobile apps. It is mainly used for professional networking, including employers posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs. Individuals can create their own webpage to attract employers and search jobs.

LDS Employment Resource Services

4823 North Royal Atlanta Drive, Suite B, Tucker, GA 30084


Fax: 770-908-5792

Career center; job bank; job readiness; job search techniques; job search/placement; and resume preparation assistance.

An American-based global employment website that is primarily used to help those seeking lower to mid-level employment find job openings that match their skills and location.

New American Pathways

4151 Memorial Drive, Suite 205D, Decatur, GA 30032


Fax: 404-622-3321

Job bank and job search/placement. Additional languages spoken: Arabic, Bosnian, Farsi, French, Liberian, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Sudanese.

Rapid Enhanced Active Development, Inc.

130 Eagle Spring Court, Suite 3, Stockbridge, GA 30281


Fax: 678-565-5569

Job readiness workshops; job search placement; resume preparation assistance; employment preparation/placement; government apprenticeship programs; on-the-job learning; job interview training; medical professional career training; and CPC and CMRS Certifications (medical billing and coding).

Sconiers Homeless Prevention Organization, Inc.

Sunset Daycare, 126 Highway 138, Riverdale, GA 30274


Fax: 678-317-9071

Job readiness workshops; employment training; and life skills classes.

Tommy Nobis Center, Inc.

1480 Bells Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30066


Classroom training; job readiness workshop; and job search/placement. Clients must have a documented disability. Clients must have received services from Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency.

Turning Point Enterprise, Inc.

Man Source Center, 995 Roswell Street, Marietta, Ga 30060


Job readiness workshop and resume preparation assistance.

Where Dreams Are Made, Inc.

3303 N. Fulton Avenue, 
Hapeville, GA 30354


Job readiness; job training; job development skills; and resume preparation. Assist youth ages 16 to 25 years of age. Contact: Taneka Hill.

Women’s Corner, Inc.

Towne Center Office Park, 
2795 Main Street, W, Suite 23B, Snellville, GA 30078


Women’s adult literacy programs; women’s job readiness workshops; and computer educational classes. Although this program is geared toward women, men are also welcome to attend the program.

Women’s Employment Opportunity Project, Inc.

Georgia Hill Neighborhood Center, 213 Georgia Avenue, SE, Suite 206, Atlanta, GA 30312


Fax: 404-681-2499

Women’s job readiness program and resume preparation.

24/7 Gateway Center

275 Pryor Street, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303


Fax: 404-215-6615

Career center; job readiness; classroom training; and resume preparation assistance. Clothing closet providing work clothing and shoes.

Academic Resources
Clayton Public School System: S. Truett Cathy Professional

1087 Battle Creek Rd, Jonesboro, GA 30236


Provides students, teachers, and staff members of Clayton County Public Schools with resources, tools, and strategies to enhance 21st century learning.

GED Online Testing Service

An online service with minimal testing and course fees. Contact them at:

Whole Child Outreach

5515 Riverdale Rd, College Park, GA 30349


The agency provides outreach services to communities and disenfranchised neighborhoods. The services provided to qualified individuals included financial assistance, GED classes, job search, childcare tuition program, and after school programs.