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Employment Training and Development Services

The Resident Employment, Training and Development Services assists OHA residents in developing the necessary skills to successfully obtain and retain employment in order to become self-sufficient and reach future goals for themselves and their families.

Participants will receive the following assistance:
  • Monthly mailing on upcoming workshops, career fairs, and hot jobs leads
  • Career planning and goal setting
  • Assistance with job search-job hotlines, employers websites and much more
  • Career Workshops: Sessions on resume development, completing job applications, improving interview skills, how to look for work on the internet, dressing for success, and more
  • Job leads and referrals to community and employment support services
  • Information on community events relating to employment
  • Referrals to community and employment support service
  • Job retention follow up services
  • Meet with potential employers through the OHA Career Club

The program will assist you with employment readiness, employment placement opportunities, and employment retention strategies.

You would be able to:

  1. Identify your career interests and strengths
  2. Identify your skills you have to offer an employer
  3. Develop a job search plan-goal setting
  4. Learn how to dress for success - make a good first impression on the employer
  5. Complete job applications that gets you notice
  6. Develop an effective resume, cover letters, and thank you notes that will attract potential employers
  7. Answer interview questions with confidence and ease
  8. Search for jobs using the internet - tap into the hidden job market for more job leads
  9. Obtain employment - full time, part time, temporary, and permanent
  10. Retain employment by learning how to adapt to the work environment to become a more valuable employee
To learn more, contact:
Resident Employment Coordinator
Gateway Building, 4401 North 21st Street
(402) 444-7100 ext. 292