Career Center

CAREER COUNSELING

Depending on your job search needs, the Career Center may pair you with a Career Advocate to provide one-on-one support.

 

JOB CONNECTIONS

We work with several local companies, workforce specialists, and volunteers to provide jobseekers with connections to jobs.

CAREER WORKSHOPS

Join us as we explore strategies to help you on your job search, from how to write an excellent resume to interview tips and tricks. 

TRAINING PROGRAMS

Through connections with local organizations, the Career Center can connect you with job skill training programs, often at no cost to you.

About the Career Center

CAC launched the Career Center initiative in September, 2021. The Career Center is a natural extension of CAC’s mission of providing emergency assistance to those in need and promoting their self-reliance.

The Career Center offers a wide range of services, including volunteer Career Advocates, who serve in a mentorship role both short term and long term basis. The objective of the Career Center is provide guidance for career transition, help enter the job market, and to provide tools for our clients to find better jobs and transition into financial self-sufficiency.

All jobseekers, including those from outside of Dunwoody and Sandy Springs, are welcome to make use of Career Center services.

Location & Contact Information

CAC Career Center

1130 Hightower Trail, Sandy Springs, GA 30350
careercenter@ourcac.org
770-552-4339, ext. 240

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Job Connections

CAC works with local companies, from independently-owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies, to create connections between jobseekers and hiring managers. Job searches are facilitated not only on a one-on-one basis through our Career Advocates, but through job fairs and informational sessions designed to get jobseekers into higher-paying jobs at an accelerated rate.

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Sandy Springs Connects! Job Fair
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sandy Springs Connects! Job Fair @ City Springs | Sandy Springs | Georgia | United States

Sandy Springs Connects! is a job fair that brings together local jobseekers and the thriving business community that resides in Sandy Springs. From Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, healthcare to retail, there’s a wide variety of quality companies in varying industries right in our backyard.

Explore your career possibilities at Sandy Springs Connects! This job fair places an emphasis on positions and careers with great benefits and upward mobility. Visit face-to-face with local companies and find a great career path right in our community.

Join us on Thursday, January 12, 2023 from 10:00am-2:00pm at Sandy Springs City Hall (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30326) to experience Sandy Springs Connects!

Sandy Springs Connects! is a partnership between the City of Sandy Springs, the Community Assistance Center (CAC), and Goodwill of North Georgia.

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Career Workshops

CAC’s Career Center, in partnership with Goodwill of North Georgia, provides FREE workshop sessions to help jobseekers in their job search. At every event, you’ll have the opportunity to register for Goodwill’s Career Connector platform, which will give you access to tools like a resume builder, job board, job training, and more!

Career Training Programs & Certifications

CAC’s Career Center facilitates connections with training programs and certifications that can make real, impactful change in an individual’s career and earning potential. Contact careercenter@ourcac.org for more information on these programs.

Women in Technology (WIT) Single Mothers Program

Women in Technology (WIT) is providing a cyber Security Certificate program to benefit 20 adult single mothers per semester, living in poverty, interested in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) workforce education and employment, and are looking to improve the quality of their lives and the lives of their children.

The Cyber Security Educational Program for Single Mothers overall goal is to support single mothers (in Georgia) living in poverty who are in college and/or working and have a foundational understanding of technology, to work with WIT and our program partners to be educated in Cyber Security and Information Security, one of the fastest growing fields in technology with an astounding workforce gap and shortage of talent amongst men and women.

 

 

Goodwill Career Services

Goodwill of North Georgia provides jobseekers with a variety of tools, workshops, job fairs, and programs to help North Georgians find their new career path. In 2021, Goodwill helped over 20,000 jobseekers find new employment.

Goodwill’s Career Services Programs provide training for an in-demand job path, often at no cost to you, thanks to grants. With courses ranging from 5-16 weeks, counseling, and assistance with job placement after program completion, Goodwill is ready to help CAC Career Center clients! Programs may include:

  • Welding
  • Technology
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Maintenance
  • Hospitality
  • Logistics