Education & Employment Services

The Education and Employment Center offers a variety of programs to attain employment because we believe employment is the key to breaking the cycle of homelessness.

In service of our residents looking to attain employment, we offer a variety of programs and assistance to help navigate the field of employment and aid in the learning and retaining of employment.


The Education and Employment center offers one-on-one assistance to residents. Our Services include, but are not limited to:

In the realm of education, tackling home assignments is an inherent part of the learning process. However, the academic journey can get overwhelming, prompting students to consider alternatives. One such option involves, but it’s crucial to weigh the implications. Striking a balance between seeking assistance and personal effort ensures a meaningful educational experience where growth and understanding remain at the forefront.
  • Resume and Cover Letter Building
  • Biography Writing
  • Online Job Profile Creation
  • Access to Computers
  • Interview Skills
  • Mock Interviews
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Job Application Assistance
  • College Application Assistance
  • FAFSA Assistance

On-the-Job Training

APC’s On-the-Job Training Program assists residents in preparation to re-enter the workforce through part-time employment and focused coursework.

  • On-the-Job Training Program
    • Job Sites: APC’s Farm2Market, Ploughshares Nursery, APC Commercial Kitchen, Education Center, Career Center
    • APC hosts 20 adults per year
    • 6 month course, 17 working hours and 3 classroom hours
  • Summer Youth On-the-Job Training Program
    • Job Site: APC’s Farm2Market
    • APC hosts 10 youth ages 12-17 per summer
    • 10 week course, 18 working hours and 2 classroom hours

Workforce Development

Our Employment team takes a holistic approach to Workforce Development in considering our residents barriers to employment and overall needs. Our Employment team:

  • Creates partnerships with local employers
  • Makes inquiries to employers on behalf of residents
  • Supports residents in receiving employment and/or retaining employment
  • Host a variety of professional development classes for our residents
  • Hosts skilled volunteers to run workshops and classes

Interested in volunteering in our Career Center? Volunteers have contributed immensely to our program, hosting Financial Literacy courses, basic computer skills classes and more. If you are a skilled volunteer looking to get involved, please email our Volunteer Coordinator at or click the link below!