Chatham Apprentice Program

Want a (better) job? 

Or download the CAP application

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.

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

2018 Class Schedule

Location Dates Registration
Worksource Coastal
7216 Skidaway Rd.
Mar. 5th to Mar. 29th Feb. 16th and 23rd
Moses Jackson Advancement Center
7216 Skidaway Rd.
April 30th to May 24th April 13th and 20th
Department of Labor
5520 White Bluff Rd.
Aug. 6th to Aug. 30th July 13th and 20th
Moses Jackson Advancement Center
1410 Richards St.
Sept. 24th to Oct. 18th Sept. 7th and 14th
Worksource Coastal
7216 Skidaway Rd.
Nov. 12th to Dec. 11th Oct. 26th and Nov. 2nd

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.