Community Works Akron (CWA)

Employment Services Success


Employment Services

Unemployment rates continue to rise, creating additional needs in the community. Our Employment Services
offers various programs and educational opportunities to help meet this need. Additionally, we work individually
with each participant to help them find meaningful and lasting employment.

For more information, call 330-434-0110 x 434 or email

What We Expect

One Job, One Year

Our mantra is ‘One Job. One Year.’ With our Employment Services team, supported by partner resources, we help participants reduce the barriers that keep them from lasting employment. Key elements of Employment Services include:

– A job readiness and financial literacy workshop
– An emphasis on job retention
– A customized mentoring program
– Transportation assistance
– Relationships with core employers in the community

By training participants to succeed in the workplace, Employment Services also helps Summit County businesses, providing them with a dependable source of productive, reliable, entry-level workers.

Enrollment Information

To enroll in Employment Services, you must contact our Employment Services Manager, James Warner at 330-434-0110 ext. 434 or email at Eligible applicants should be:

– At least 18 years of age
-Summit County residents
– Drug free
– Have a positive outlook and commitment to change
– Wiling to sign an agreement committing to keeping one job for one year

What are you waiting for? Get started with the process today!

Become a Job Coach. Change a life.

To learn more about our customized mentor program, please click the bottom below! Our mentors are a huge part of the continuing success of our graduates!

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