Employment / Job Training
America’s Job Bank
America’s Job Bank is an employment website created by CareerOne Stop where thousands of new jobs are posted daily by employers. The site provides information and resources related to all aspects of getting a job and allows users to create resumes and cover letters as well as post resumes free of charge.
Doors to Success – HiSet
Doors To Success (DTS) was created to give young adults an opportunity to work toward earning a GED (now called HiSet) and succeed in employment.
For general questions, you can contact ETS Customer Service using any of these methods.
1-855-MyHiSET (1-855-694-4738) — toll free
Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–8 p.m. local time (continental U.S.)
For test-day issues, please call 1-800-257-5123, option 3.
Attn: HiSET – Mail Stop 57-L
Bethany Peace United Church of Christ
11952 Bellefontaine Road
St. Louis, MO 63138
The Center at Spanish Lake
12079 Bellefontaine Rd.
Spanish Lake, MO 63138
Dress for Success
The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
St. Charles Boutique
3000 Little Hills Expressway, Suite 102
St. Charles, Missouri 63301
Phone: (636) 940-8027
Fax: (636) 940-8036
Dress for Success Midwest: https://midwest.dressforsuccess.org/
Dress for Success national website: www.dressforsuccess.org
Educational Opportunity Centers
The HEC Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) are federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education to provide advocacy, access, and support in the areas of financial aid, financial literacy, and college selection for individuals desiring to pursue post-secondary education. There are five permanent offices and multiple satellite centers located throughout the following target counties: St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles, Jefferson, Franklin, Madison, St. Clair, Clinton, and Monroe.
EOP Administrative Center
4236 Lindell Blvd. Suite 105
St. Louis, MO 63108
Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Appointment Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed: Weekends, Holidays, and during inclement weather
All Services Provided Free of Charge
St. Louis website: http://www.heccstl.com/educational-opportunity-centers.html
National website: http://www.eocinc.org/
Employment Connection is a nonprofit St. Louis organization that offers the homeless, ex-offenders, U.S. veterans, high school dropouts, women on welfare, at-risk youth, and other vulnerable individuals jobs, resources, training, and support to inspire and empower them to change their circumstances.
2838 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 333-JOBS (314-333-5627)
Fax: (314) 333-3627
Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps low income young people at least 16 years old learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job.
St. Louis Job Corps Center
4333 Goodfellow Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63120
877 889-5627 TTY
St. Louis website: http://stlouis.jobcorps.gov
National website: https://www.jobcorps.gov/
Kingdom House provides child care, food and clothing assistance, job training, youth and teen programs, and senior companions to help individuals achieve self-sufficiency and economic independence.
1321 S. 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 421-0400
Fax: (314) 241-2366
Metropolitan, Education, and Training Center
The Metropolitan, Education, and Training (MET) Center provides job training and placement, career development services, and transportation services to underemployed, unemployed, and displaced individuals to stimulate the economic self-sufficiency of those living in low to moderate income communities of the St. Louis region.
6347 Plymouth Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63133
Phone: (314) 746-0707
Missouri Division of Workforce Development
The Division of Workforce Development provides information and on-line workforce services for businesses and job seekers, with special resources for the unemployed, agricultural workers, entrepreneurs, youth, and veterans.
Call us toll free at 1-866-506-0251 for more immediate assistance.
Hours of Operation
Technical support staff are available to help Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm CST
Division of Workforce Development: http://jobs.mo.gov/
St. Louis County Government Job Opportunities
St. Louis County Government
41 S. Central Avenue
Clayton, MO 63105
SLATE Missouri Career Center
The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) offers career counseling, GED classes, workshops on resume writing and career success strategies, veteran’s services, and more. SLATE Missouri Career Center provides free training and job placement services, including career counseling and professional development, to St. Louis City’s adult workforce.
1200 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 622-4800
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) specializes in employment and training services such as counseling, job-seeking skills and vocational training, and job placement for individuals with physical or mental impairments that cause problems with working.
205 Jefferson St.
Jefferson City, MO 65101
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO
Main Line: 573-751-4212
Educator Certification: 573-751-0051
WIA Youth Services
WIA Youth Services of MERS/Missouri Goodwill Industries provides youth with assistance to develop job goals, work experience, tutoring, support in obtaining a diploma or GED, and job placement services. These services are currently offered in St. Louis City; the Illinois counties of Bond, Clinton, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, and Washington; and the Missouri counties of Bollinger, Cape Giradeau, Dunklin, Iron, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, St. Francois, St. Genevieve, Scott, and Stoddard.
St. Louis City Phone: (314) 982-8827
Other Locations Phone: (314) 241-3464
WIA Youth Services: https://mersgoodwill.org/youth/
Goodwill Store Locator: http://mersgoodwill.org/locations
MERS Goodwill general website: www.mersgoodwill.org
YouthBuild St. Louis
In YouthBuild programs, low income young people ages 16 to 24 years work full-time for 6 to 24 months toward their GEDs or high school diplomas while learning job skills by building affordable housing in their communities. At exit, they are placed in college, jobs, or both.
St. Louis YouthBuild
93 North Oaks Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63121
Phone: (314) 261-0202
Tomorrow’s Builders YouthBuild Charter School
1798 Summit Avenue
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Phone: (618) 874-1671
Youth In Need
Youth In Need’s programs and services include Early Head Start, Head Start, counseling, Project Safe Place, a street outreach program, an emergency shelter, a transitional living program, a teen parent program, and assistance with foster care and adoption.
24-Hour Help Line: (636) 946-3771 (includes St. Louis City)
St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline: (314) 628-2929 or 1-877-928-2929
St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline: (636) 642-0642
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 946-5600
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