Job Training and Employment Services

Education is central to securing better employment.

Catholic Charities provides the tools and resources to develop a successful career path. Specialized education programs teach new languages and prepare individuals with the skills needed for new careers.

Our Programs and Services

Bank Sales Representative Course

This training program prepares participants to qualify for bank sales representative positions. Two years’ sales experience and bilingual skills are required for the 10-week course.

English as a Second Language Course

Our Spanish Catholic Center in Gaithersburg offers English as an Other Language (ESOL) classes designed to provide educational resources that will allow non-native English speakers to learn vital life and work skills.

Green Construction Program

The Green Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Program prepares clients for a rewarding career in green building by covering topics such as sustainable building and solar panel installation.

Professional Counseling Education Program

This program offers courses to prepare individuals to counsel people with substance abuse issues. The National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors has approved the program, and we are one of the only providers in this region.

Supported Employment for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Employment specialists work one-on-one with adults with a developmental disability to help identify their strengths and interests, develop the needed skills, place them in a positive work environment, and provide ongoing support to ensure success.

Job Search Assistance

From resume reviews to employment orientation, our programs focus on helping you find employment.

Washington, D.C.

Staff members at the Refugee Services Center assist clients in doing online job applications and job research.

Employment referrals and job readiness programs in D.C. and Maryland compile weekly employment opportunities for job seekers, particularly Latino immigrants, and offer regular workshops to prepare job seekers for success in careers.


Staff at the Catholic Charities Center in Silver Spring assist clients as they complete on-line job applications, search for jobs and create resumes.

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