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Organization Contact Info Notes
Center for Employment Training-Cleveland (800) 533-2979
Entry-level workers in welding, machining, printing, graphics, shipping & receiving
Cleveland Engineering Society (216) 361-3100
The CES Career and Employment Center offers free resume postings and job listings
Employment Connection (216) 664-4673
Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Dept. of Workforce Development collaborative effort. Job postings; pre-screening referrals, assessment, testing; Lay-off & dislocation service;
Emp. Connection: Incumbent Worker Training (IWTP) Vince Richards
(216) 898-6114
Grant reimburses up to 50% of training expenses, max. $10,000 per employee. For new training initiatives for incumbent employees. Company must provide match.
Emp. Connection: On-the-Job Training Tony Schweppe
(216) 898-6100
Up to 50% of trainee's wages (max. $10,000). Small businesses may be eligible for more than 50%. For short-term training of adults and dislocated workers if required as a condition of accepting a job offer.
MAGNET (Mfg. Advocacy & Growth Network)
For manufacturing companies: post jobs, filter resumes, find interns custom workforce training, job placement for veterans
Metalforming Job Center (216) 901-8800
Partnership of Precision Metalforming Association & PMA Educational Foundation - connects job seekers with employers in metal stamping, forming, fabricating and tool & die industries. Resume postings and job searches are free to job seekers. Employers pay a fee to post jobs.
Project: Learn - Education at Work (216) 621-9483
Basic academic skills and GED training for incumbent workers
Spanish American Committee (216) 961-2100
Labor resource within Hispanic community; job readiness & job search assistance
U.S. Dept. of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics Principal fact finding organization in the field of labor resources
WIRE-Net (216) 588-1440
Fee-based recruitment service for member companies seeking welders, machinists, and other skilled production workers.
Work Opportunity Credit - IRS (216)898-6102
Tax credit For employers who hire low-income individuals
Cleveland State University - Div. of Continuing Education (216) 687-2000
Custom training, professional development, certification and licensing programs
Cuyahoga Community College - Corporate College East (216) 987-2800
Classroom, on-line and customized on-site training in employee development professional development, organizational excellence, technology solutions.
Cuyahoga Community College - Workforce & Econ. Development / Unified Technologies Ctr. (866) 933-5175
Credit & non-credit training for individuals and businesses in healthcare, mfg. & applied technologies. Fast-track & customized training.
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (440) 526-5200
Entry-level job posting service; incumbent worker training; high school vo-ed work-study program incl. machine technology
Kent State University- Regional Corporate & Community Services 330-672-5828
For credit or non-credit customized professional development courses in organization process improvement, management/leadership skills
Kent State University Career Services Center Kent State University Career Services Center Career fairs, resume search service, on-campus interviews, job board; internships
Lakeland Community College Workforce Development & Continuing Education 440-525-7538
On-site custom training for employee performance, quality training, technical skills,computer, industrial maintenance, general industrial training; retraining for downsized employees; job/skills assessments
NEOintern (216) 420-9200
Student internship program
Polaris Career Center (440 )891-7622
High school work/study program (incl. precision machining technology); adult training; job postings for employers
Ursuline CollegeAdult Accelerated Program (440) 684-6130
Bachelor of Arts degree programs for working adults
Ohio Job Creation Tax Credit Program ODSA (800) 848-1300
Tax credit on corp. franchise, state income, or CAT tax. Up to 75%, up to 10 yrs. Must create min. 25 new FT jobs & pay min. 150% of fed. min. wage. (Possibly 10 new FT jobs paying min. 400% of fed. min. wage)
Ohio Means Jobs Job postings for employers
Ohio Workforce Guarantee Training Grant (formerly OITP) ODSA (614) 466-2317
Grant - Max. 100% reimbursement for instructional costs, training materials for customized training through a college, university or career center. 75% if training provided by co. or private vendor. Max. $300/ employee. Companies on targeted industries list that invest in facilities, equipment and training that result in job retention and creation. NEW APPLICATIONS NOT CURRENTLY BEING ACCEPTED.
Third Frontier Internship Program Student internships w. businesses in targeted areas (advanced mfg., adv. materials, bioscience, info technology, instruments/ controls/ electronics, power and propulsion. Reimburses up to 50% of intern's wage up to $3,000/yr.
Koinonia Enterprises 216-741-6659 Brooklyn Heights business offers labor resources for volunteer and paid positions
Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission (800) 282-4536
1) Job placement & training for persons w. disabilities. 2) Grants to buy capital equipment in exchange for hiring ORSC clients. 3) Pays partial salary for on-the-job training. For companies in business at least 3 years that hire persons w. disabilities.
Solutions at Work, Inc. (Cuyahoga Cty. Bd. of Developmental Disabilities) (216) 736-4572
Labor resource for packing, assembly, parts sorting, data entry, custodial services.
AMVETS Career Center 614-431-6990
Training, job placement
The Returning Veterans Project at MAGNET (216) 432-5300 Manufacturing job matches
Employment Connection (216) 898-6102 Job placement for veterans
Work Opportunity Credit - IRS (216)898-6102
Tax credit For employers who hire veterans

     Mayor Michael S. Procuk 

Please direct Economic Development inquiries to Mayor Michael Procuk

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Municipal Center
345 Tuxedo Ave.
Brooklyn Heights, OH 44131
Office: (216) 749-4300
Mobile: (216) 408-5612
Fax: (216) 741-3753


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