Career Services

Skills Enhancement and Career Training Programs

The Social Development Commission (SDC) Career Services offers programs that help Milwaukee County residents create a pathway to fulfilling work that leads them out of poverty. Our programs help people develop skills that companies value. Important skills that allow individuals to be successful and find jobs that do more than pay the bills. In addition, participants graduate with certifications that help them stand out in the workplace.

At the beginning of 2021, Milwaukee’s unemployment rate reached nearly 5 percent. The U.S. Census Bureau also reported over 25% of people in Milwaukee are living in poverty.

We offer solutions.

We also help with resumes, finding career options and connecting with employers.

SDC is here to support you on your career path. There is no cost to participate in SDC career services and to get industry-specific training and certifications.

Download SDC’s Career Services Flyer.

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Absolute Advantage

Are you interested in entering the construction industry, receiving certification, and being prepared to find a great paying new job? If so, register now to learn more about SDC’s Absolute Advantage Pre-Apprenticeship Class.

ChefStart Culinary Program

Do you have a dream of going into the food service or hospitality industry? Begin your journey to culinary success through our a six-week culinary and job readiness training program.

Upcoming Start Dates:  August 16, 2021 | October 18, 2021

CR-Social Development Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need this information interpreted to a language you understand or in a different format, please contact La Toya Jones, Equal Opportunity Officer, at 414-906-2823 or ljones@cr-sdc.org.. Callers who are deaf or hearing or speech-impaired may reach us at Wisconsin Relay Number 711.

SDC-Main Office
1730 West North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53205
414.906.2700

SDC-Teutonia
6850 North Teutonia Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53209
414.963.2684

SDC-Northwest
9155 North 76th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53223

SDC-Southside
2968 South Chase Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207

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