Current Category > Employment
Mental Health Community Center
Supported employment program offers individuals with a mental health diagnosis, direct job placement, and ongoing support services.
Women’s Resource Center
Offers various services and classes to the community, including employment services and coaching, computer tutoring, ask an attorney, money empowerment, divorce, estate planning, social security planning, and enrichment support groups.
Senior Employment Service Programhttp://www.aarp.org/
Provides low-income unemployed individuals aged 55 and older with temporary work experience. Enrollers are placed in non-profit or public service host agencies 20 hours per week to receive on-the-job training while searching for a permanent position.
Career Source Suncoast
Five Convenient Locationshttp://www.careersourcesuncoast.com/
3660 North Washington Blvd.
Sarasota, Florida 34234
The one-stop center is dedicated to helping the area employees look for employment. The career centers offer a one-on-one meeting with a Career Coach to help youth, adults, veterans, migrants, and seasonal farm workers obtain work. Provides access to computers, e-learning courses, job listings, online job search, resume building tools, skills, aptitude, and interest assessments.
Informative website to assist those looking for employment and employers searching for candidates. Offers help in finding a job, creating a resume, reemployment assistance, and education and training.
Employment Services - Job Connection & Supported Jobs Plushttp://www.experiencegoodwill.org/
1781 Dr. Martin Luther King Way
Sarasota, Florida 34234
Provides a variety of employment services to those 18 years or older, including job fairs, job listings, assistance with resumes, interview skills, career assessment, and computer skills. They also offer a special veteran’s program to assist those who are unemployed.
Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the Suncoast
This FREE Employment & Financial Stability Program helps Sarasota County asset-limited, income-constrained, employed families identify and pursue opportunities to increase household income. Services include career and financial coaching, career development and planning, and case management. Services are eligible to Sarasota County residents with at least one school-aged child in the home and household income at or below 80% of the area median income.
Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
600 8th Ave. West
Palmetto, Florida 34221
871 Venetia Bay Blvd.
Venice, Florida 34285
Federal and state programs for people who have physical or mental disabilities. Programs include school-to-work transition, deaf & hard of hearing services, supported employment, independent living programs, injured worker programs, and mental health programs.