Workforce-Related Nonprofit Organizations

The following nonprofit organizations offer low-cost or no-cost job skills training and workforce readiness training.  If your organization would like to be listed, please contact city staff. 

BankWork$ Career Training Program
Helps young adults from low-income communities build meaningful careers in the banking industry, through a free eight-week career training program, placement assistance, and ongoing coaching
https://www.dallascollege.edu/cd/ce/training/business-mgmt/pages/bankworks.aspx

CitySquare
The Women's Workforce Readiness Initiative provides Dallas-area women with the necessary social support and technical and soft-skills training needed to secure employment in high-growth industries including Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics, Sales and Marketing, and Food & Hospitality Management
https://www.citysquare.org/womenatwork

Generation
Provides workforce training in four program areas (cloud support, machine operator, customer service supervisor and customer care) to young adults
https://usa.generation.org/

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders
Offers hybrid skills training (leadership, soft, and technical industry learning) to increase opportunities for living wage income, jobs with full benefits, wealth building and home ownership
https://www.inspiretl.org/ 

Merit America
Merit America provides a path to skilled careers for adults without Bachelor’s Degrees
https://www.meritamerica.org/

Oak Cliff Works
Connects residents of Southern Dallas to workforce training in targeted industries
https://oakcliffworks.org/

Per Scholas Dallas
Provides technology skills training and professional development tailored to business’ needs, to highly motivated students from overlooked talent pools
https://perscholas.org/

Skill QUEST
Supports low-income Dallas, Collin, and contiguous counties residents enrolled in qualified community college courses by providing additional supports
http://www.skillquestcareers.org/ 

WiNGS
Specially designed for women, WiNGS career development program provides professional skills training, personalized career guidance and connection to competitive job opportunities through partnerships with employers in the community.
https://wingsdallas.org/for-women/career/

Year Up Dallas/Ft Worth
Closing the opportunity divide by providing young adults with the skills, experience, and support to reach their potential through professional careers (IT and Business Development) and higher education
https://www.yearup.org/seize-opportunity/dallas-fort-worth/

  1. Heather Lepeska

    (Interim) Assistant Director
    Phone: 214-670-1222