Chatham Apprentice Program

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About the Chatham Apprentice Program (CAP)

CAP helps unemployed and under-employed Chatham County residents find or create career paths that offer family-sustaining wages and opportunities for advancement.

Chatham Apprentice Program Staff

CAP Sessions Cover:

  • How to present yourself to potential employers
  • Resume writing, teamwork, and conflict resolution
  • Personal budgeting and how to build and repair your credit
  • Basic math, reading, and language skills

You’ll also receive:

  • One-on-one coaching
  • Job placement assistance
  • Assistance with obtaining a forklift safety certification, a TWIC card, or other appropriate certifications
  • Assistance with understanding and explaining criminal backgrounds, including record restrictions if possible

Who should attend?

  • Chatham County residents, 18 and over
  • Unemployed or underemployed residents
  • Those who face barriers to employment such as spotty work history, low educational and basic skill levels, or criminal background
  • Those ready and committed to making a change

2019 Class Schedule

Day Classes

(Offered 9:00 am – 2:00 pm)

Class Dates and Times Class LocationOrientation Dates and TimesOrientation Location
January 28 - February 21
9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m
Department of Labor, 5520 White Bluff Rd.January 11 and January 18, 9:00 amDepartment of Labor, 5520 White Bluff Rd.
March 25 - April 18
9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. March 8 and March 15, 9:00 amDepartment of Labor, 5520 White Bluff Rd.
May 13 - June 6
9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m
Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Rd.April 26 and May 3, 9:00 amDepartment of Labor, 5520 White Bluff Rd.
August 5 - August 29
9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m
TBDJuly 19 and July 26, 9:00 amDepartment of Labor, 5520 White Bluff Rd.
September 23 – October 17
9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m
WorkSource Coastal, 7216 Skidaway Rd. September 6 and September 13, 9:00 amDepartment of Labor, 5520 White Bluff Rd.
November 18 – December 16
9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. November 1 and November 8, 9:00 am,Department of Labor, 5520 White Bluff Rd.

Night Classes

(Offered 3:00 pm – 7:30 p.m)

Evening Class Dates and TimesClass LocationOrientation Dates and TimesOrientation Location
January 28 - February 21
3:00 p.m - 7:30 p.m
Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Rd.January 10 and January 17, 3:00 pmSavannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Rd.
March 25 - April 18
3:00 p.m - 7:30 p.m
Tompkins Community Center, 2319 Ogeechee Rd.Date TBD, 3:00 pmTBD
May 13 - June 6
3:00 p.m - 7:30 p.m
Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Rd.Date TBD, 3:00 pm TBD


Download the Goodwill Donation Card
– Take this card with you when you drop off your donations to Goodwill and CAP will receive vouchers for our participants.

For more information:

Call the CAP office at 912-401-0672 or email Edward Gresham, program coordinator, at .


Partners

Housing Authority of Savannah
Moses Jackson Advancement Center
West Broad Street Y
St. Mary’s Community Center
Goodwill of The Coastal Empire
Savannah Technical College

 
  Thank you to Chatham County, United Way of the Coastal Empire, State Farm Foundation, and the City of Savannah for their generous support of this program.