Job Point Moves all Columbia Staff & Programs to 400 Wilkes Blvd - April 17, 2015

In March, Job Point moved its Columbia office technology training, rehabilitation programs and administrative services to a more central location.  All Job Point staff members are now located in its renovated office at 400 Wilkes Boulevard.  An open house announcement is forthcoming.

Specialized services are available for:

  • Adults with disabilities
  • Individuals who are unemployed or underemployed
  • People with social, economic, legal and/or educational disadvantages
  • Persons with physical or mental health conditions, including injuries
  • High risk youth ages 17-1/2+

 

PROGRAMS & SERVICES:

Training / Certificate Courses

Prepares individuals for employment in a specific field.  Current offerings include: Office Technology (Basic Clerical, Accounting/Computing, Secretarial Refresher and Medical, Legal or Executive Administration), Office Support Specialist, Retail Sales, Carpentry, Highway/Heavy Construction, Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC), and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).  Classes in Certified Medication Technician and Insulin Administration are coming soon.

 

Employment Services

Equips individuals with the tools for a successful job search.  Individualized services facilitate the best matching of interests, skills and experiences with employer needs.  Once employment is secured, follow-up support is extended for job retention.

 

Employment Services with Supports

Assists individuals with significant disabilities to identify appropriate work goals and secure and successfully retain employment.  Ongoing support is provided during job tryouts, work readiness, development of employment opportunities, coaching and long term follow-up services.

 

YouthBuild

Assists disadvantaged youths to advance educational levels, obtain skills training in the construction field, develop leadership abilities and advance towards high growth, high-demand occupations.  Participants build affordable housing in our community’s most impoverished neighborhoods and improve public infrastructure.

 

Community Housing Development

Addresses the deficit of affordable housing.  With assistance from the City of Columbia, Job Point’s YouthBuild students construct new homes for sale to income-eligible individuals and families.  Participants also assist other community organizations with construction and rehabilitation of homes and other structures.

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