Do you live in Jersey City, Bayonne, Hoboken, Harrison, Guttenberg, North Bergen, Union City, Secaucus, East Newark, West New York, or Kearny and are looking for a job? From job training and career coaching to general resume help and job-search assistance, WomenRising's Workforce Development program goal is to make sure you leave our office with the tools necessary to get a job. Join us today to make a positive change in your life! 



Career Development Programs:


1. Community Partnership in Hotel Employment

The "CPHE" Program trains for employment and careers in the hospitality industry. A part of WomenRising’s commitment to help women gain economic independence, CPHE provides a trained local workforce for the growing hospitality industry in Hudson County.

Services include:

  • 15 week training cycle and supervised internships in partnership with the Culinary Arts Program at Hudson County Community College

  • Industry/related training

  • Referral & job placement assistance

  • Advocacy and liaison with employers

  • Job coaching

  • Job Club/ Alumnae Club

2. Strong Foundations

Strong Foundations assists women to move toward self-sufficiency by equipping them with knowledge, resources and workplace skills. Participants receive assessments, training and linkages to job skills and education, and develop solutions to health and childcare and other issues that can impede success in a work environment.

Services include:

  • Vocational and educational assessments

  • Individual short-and long-term employ-ability plans

  • Supervised work experience

  • Case management and coaching

  • Individual counseling and instruction

  • Referral and job placement assistance

  • Scholarships

3. Transportation, Logistics and Distribution (TLD)

This 4 week program prepares students for a career in the TLD industry. Students who successfully complete the program and pass the certification tests will receive a Forklift Operator certification and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) 10 certification.

Services include:

  • Job Readiness and Life Skills Training

  • Fundamentals of Logistics

  • Forklift Operator Safety

  • Shipping and Receiving

  • OSHA

  • Resume Coaching

  • Job Fairs/ Emploer Outreach & Networking

  • Job Placement

4. Women's Pre-Apprentice Program

The Northeast Carpenters Apprentice Training and Education Fund and the Sisters in the Brotherhood are launching a Women’s Pre-Apprentice Program. This opportunity can lead to a five-year apprenticeship with the carpenters union where you earn while you learn.

The Pre-Apprentice Program allows for a trial period to fnd out if carpentry fits your career path.

Qualifications include:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Physically able to perform work (stand, lift, bend).

  • Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

  • Willing to submit to and pass a drug test and physical.

5) Microsoft Office Training Program

Join WomenRising for the Microsoft Office Training and receive the benefits necessary to stand out in your job search, such as:

  • Confidence in computer skills

  • Professional edge and better career prospects

  • Universal skills that result in professional and personal flexibility

  • The ability to collate data, build charts, and create databases

  • Heightened communication, organization, presentation, and planning skills

Please contact Jonathan Jimenez at or (201) 333-5700 Ext.552 for more information **Microsoft Office trainees must receive TANF or unemployment benefits

To sign up for any of our training programs, please fill out the information form here



Looking for a job? Stop by our Job Bank today

270 Fairmount Avenue  Jersey City, NJ

Our Job Bank provides employment services to community residents. The Center also serves as a clearinghouse for information, events, and community services.

Services Include:

  • Employment Prep Workshops

  • Recruitment Events

  • Computer Training Courses

  • Job Search Assistance

  • Community Resource Referrals

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Open Position: Click here to learn more about ABM's full-time temporary office cleaning positions available in New York City this summer! 

To sign up for any of the services at the Job Bank, please fill out the information form here


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