The Employment Skills Center has been helping individuals become more employable, productive, and self-sufficient community members through Education and Training for the last 44 years. We are a community based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, a Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) authorized Adult Education provider, and a DonorEdge participant.
Formed in 1967, we have served more than 14,000 people in Carlisle and Cumberland County, helping them step up from poverty and dependency to employment and self sufficiency.
We serveadults in search of raising their levels of basic academic skills, acquiring job-readiness and employability skills, and refining their life skills so that they will be empowered to succeed, while better defining their life's goals.
Our programs represent a second chance for many to achieve a better education, a better job, and a more fulfilling life.
Our programming includes:
GED (General Educational Development) preparation
English as a Second Language(ESL)
Nurse Aide Training
Basic Computer Training
We also help organizations become more efficient, safe, and productive with Customized Workforce Training designed to deliver foundation skills to incumbent workers. With these customized programs, employers gain a more skilled and effective workforce - and grant money is available to help defray the initial development costs. Call today to schedule a presentation!