Chatham Apprentice Program

How to apply? 

Call 912-525-2237 or

Download the CAP application here

complete and email to jbonner@stepupsavannah.org

 

 

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
May 13 - June 6
9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. 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
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. July 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
Pennsylvania Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
September 6 and September 13, 9:00 amDepartment of Labor, 5520 White Bluff Rd.
November 18 – December 13
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
August 5 - August 29
3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. July 19 and July 26, 9amGeorgia Department of Labor
September 23 - October 17Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
September 6 and September 13, 9amGeorgia Department of Labor


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 Jairus Bonner, program manager, 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.