Upgrade from a job to a career.
Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired?
Jump-start your career with LifeWorks, our no-cost, biblically based training program. In-person classes, life and work coaching, and exclusive events connect you with jobs, education, and community resources. LifeWorks sets you up to make life-changing career moves in just 12 weeks.
Free Career Coaching & Mentoring
Build or revise a resume with assistance from HR professionals.
Classes meet once a week for 12 weeks.
Gain confidence in presenting your best self.
Free Interview Attire
Dress for success with a new business professional outfit.
Exclusive Partner Access
Network with our extensive community and business partners.
Attend our exclusive Career Fair with business partners who are ready to hire.
Being a mentor in the classes was one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever had.
— Mike Zizmer, LifeWorks Coach & Financial Partner
The structure, curriculum, and support provided by Jobs Partnership allows each church to use their unique strengths to flourish as agents of change. No matter the makeup or size, any church can bring value to this family of churches, businesses and community resources for the benefit of our community.
— Elizabeth Cronlund, Church Partner Representative and Community Development Coordinator at Summit Church
Many of our directors, managers, and supervisors have volunteered their time to lead classes, mentor Participants, review resumes, conduct mock interviews, and assist participants in finding employment.
— Dorathy Nevitt, Former Director of Human Resources, Orlando World Center Marriott
During the Lifeworks Course I learned about my God-given abilities, how to interview, and so much more. I even got hired by one of my Employer Partners within the first few weeks. I am now a Health Unit Coordinator with the goal of continuing my training to be a registered nurse.
— Jasmine, LifeWorks graduate
The coaches at JP believed in me and helped me get into my dream career.
— David, LifeWorks graduate
Frequently Asked Questions
Before you connect with our team to start your LifeWorks journey, please check that you meet the following requirements:
- 18+ years old
- High-school diploma or GED
- U.S. citizen or “right to work”
- Stable housing
- Ability to read and write English
- No felonies in past five years
- No current drug/alcohol addictions
- Willingness to learn
- How to create and pursue a career path through skills, interest and personality assessments
- Communication and relationship skills
- How to prepare for an interview
- How to create a professional resume
- How to develop professional skills necessary for promotion
- Gain financial management tools
- Mentor relationship with a volunteer
- Opportunity to receive an interview outfit
- Private Resource Fair with Community and Educational Partners
- Interviews and Private Career Fair with Employer Partners
- Access to vocational training and exclusive career opportunities
- Access to current online job openings with network of employers
- Access to alumni support network
LifeWorks Training is free for Participants, as they are sponsored by our generous business, church and individual supporters.
The three-hour classes meet on either Tuesday or Thursday for 12 weeks. Most classes meet from 6pm to 9pm. Morning classes currently meet on Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm . Classes meet at neighborhood centers, churches, schools and local businesses.
No, all beliefs are welcome, and you do not have to be a member of a church. Jobs Partnership is a nonprofit organization that offers a biblically based curriculum with a focus on career development.
No. We are not a placement agency but an agency that strongly believes in the power of partnerships. We connect participants with potential employers, educational pathways and exclusive career opportunities.
You may be eligible to receive a tuition voucher or scholarship for vocational training. Stipends may be available while a participant or graduate is enrolled in vocational training.
You must be 18 years of age or a graduating high school senior.
No. Children are not allowed in class and most classes do not provide childcare. On occasion, a site may elect to provide childcare for all participants.
We can help with applications, answer questions about our program, and provide additional information.