Employers And Industry Partners
Employers need a skilled workforce to remain competitive and productive. In a tight labor market, the challenge to find and retain quality employees intensifies. Specialized services to reach target populations, identify high-potential individuals, and work with entry-level workers to navigate their workplaces can be highly effective in helping employers strengthen and maintain a strong team. By working with employer partners, Seedco enhances our effectiveness, paves the way for individuals’ employment success, and strengthens community assets overall.
Acacia Network, Promesa Inc, and Seedco have launched a program to support veterans experiencing homelessness. Veterans struggling to find sustainable housing and in need of job readiness and employment support are encouraged to apply.
Services and benefits:
Seedco’s West Baltimore Career Pathways Collaborative engages local employers, service providers, and correctional agencies in establishing career pathways for individuals coming out of the criminal justice system. By helping individuals find a job and establish a path for advancement, Seedco improves their chances of successfully integrating into their communities and staying out of prison.
Since 2015, our program designs training and placement around locally in-demand sectors, including manufacturing and construction, and integrates:
A key partner in outreach and service delivery is Bon Secours Community Works. Other local partners in the West Baltimore CPC include the Maryland Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, the Baltimore Workforce Investment Board, the Mayor’s Office of Human Services – ReEntry Division, and Job Opportunities Task Force. The US Department of Labor funds this program.