Chatham Apprentice Program

How to apply? 

Call 912.401.0672 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.

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

2020 Class Schedule

Day Classes

(Offered 9:00am – 2:00pm)

Class Dates Class LocationOrientation Dates and TimesOrientation Location
January 21 - February 14


Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. January 10
9:00am - 4:00pm
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St.
March 23 - April 16
Pennsylvania Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
March 13
9:00am - 4:00pm
Pennsylvania Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
May 18 - June 11
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. May 8
9:00am - 4:00pm
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St.
August 3 - August 27
Pennsylvania Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
July 24
9:00am - 4:00pm
Pennsylvania Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
September 28 - October 22
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. September 18
9:00am - 4:00pm
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St.
November 16 - December 11
Pennsylvania Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
November 6
9:00am - 4:00pm
Pennsylvania Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404

Evening Classes

(Offered 2:30pm – 6:30pm)

Evening Class DatesClass LocationOrientation Dates and TimesOrientation Location
January 21 - February 14
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. January 10
9:00am - 4:00pm
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St.
March 23 - April 16
Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
March 13
9:00am - 4:00pm
Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
May 18 - June 11
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. May 8
9:00am - 4:00pm
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St.
August 3 - August 27
Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania AvenueJuly 24
9:00am - 4:00pm
Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue
September 28 - October 22
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St. September 18
9:00am - 4:00pm
Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410 Richards St.


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.

Download the CAP needs assessment- Click on the link to complete the assessment. https://forms.gle/14KtrFdmy2vgk23d6

For more information:

Call Tanika Rivers, Program Coordinator – Day classes at 912.525.2255 ext. 4008

Call Monica Daughtry, Program Coordinator – Evening classes at 912.525.2237 ext. 4007

 


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.