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PLCH · Library Employment Opportunities
Current job opportunities at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

General Employment and Social Service Assistance

ArtsWave Jobs
Jobs in the arts and culture sector, including volunteer, part-time, and full-time executive positions.
ArtWorks Cincinnati
Youth aged 14-21 work as paid seasonal employees with teaching artists to create public and private art projects.
Brighton Center
Provides education, training, and workforce services for Northern Kentucky residents.
Cincinnati State Workforce Development Center
Education and training for persons not looking at college as an employment source, current or retired workers looking to change jobs or fields, and those looking to add certifications and qualifications to their current resumes.
Cincinnati Works
Provides free, lifetime career coaching and support services, including resume building, job applications, and budgeting.
City of Cincinnati - Human Resources
Find jobs with the City of Cincinnati.
CityLink Center
Provides support network and life-planning. Job training programs include Findlay Culinary Training (Social OTR) and Cornerstone Construction.
Hamilton County Human Resources Department
Lists jobs available in Hamilton County and the application process.
Hamilton County Job & Family Services
Employment, child care, and food assistance.
Kentucky Career Center
Links to employment, workforce information, education & training for Kentucky residents.
Ohio Means Jobs
Job resources for Ohio residents of all ages and need level.
PLCH · Library Employment Opportunities
Current job opportunities at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
Urban League of Greater Cincinnati - Adult Services
Offers free GED classes for adults, with instructors provided by Cincinnati Public Schools.

Training

Cincinnati State Workforce Development Center
Education and training for persons not looking at college as an employment source, current or retired workers looking to change jobs or fields, and those looking to add certifications and qualifications to their current resumes.
Cincinnati Works
Provides free, lifetime career coaching and support services, including resume building, job applications, and budgeting.
Freestore Foodbank - Cincinnati COOKS!
A free 10-week culinary training program for under/unemployed individuals. Learn how to work in a commercial kitchen as well as professional and life skills.
Jobs Plus Employment Network
Free classes and one-to-one coaching on resume preparation, job search assistance, transportation, and more.
Power Inspires Progress
A job training and placement program for individuals with barriers to traditional employment; uses a pizzeria and a commercial catering kitchen as unique classrooms.

Free or Discounted Cell Phone Providers

Free or Discounted Transportation

Cincinnati Bell Connector Discounted Rates
Children between 35 and 45 inches and those with valid Fare Deal or Access ID cards ride for $0.50; Children under 35 inches and Metro customers with a valid 30-day pass, day pass, transfer or valid Access and Metro fare Deal card with ride for free.
Freestore Foodbank Transportation Assistance
Must call(513) 241-1064 for this opportunity. Will provide bus passes to clients who can provide proof of employment documentation on company letterhead. Documentation must include the start date, first pay date and rate of pay along with the manager or HR contact. Does not provide bus passes for temp employment unless it is a guaranteed temp to hire position.
Gest Carts
Powered by advertisers, catch a free ride around downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
Go Metro Discounted Rates
Children under 35 inches ride free; Children between 35-45 inches pay half fare; additionally there are multiple programs available through Go Metro: ACCESS Card (Shared-Ride service pass for riders with disabilities), Fare Deal Card (Half-price fare card for riders who are 65 or older, have a Medicare Card, are disabled, and/or have an ACCESS Card. The Fare Deal monthly sticker is $38.50), Cincinnati State Discount Card (discounted fare pass for students and faculty of Cincinnati State College), UC EZ Ride Card (Discounted fare card options for students and faculty of the University of Cincinnati)
Jobs Plus Employment Network
Free classes and one-to-one coaching on resume preparation, job search assistance, transportation, and more.
Red Bike
Bike sharing system with 57 stations and over 400 bikes in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
St. Vincent de Paul Cincinnati
With proof of employment, will provide free bus tickets for your first two weeks of employment.
University of Cincinnati Metro Card
With valid UC photo ID, you may be eligible for a discounted UC Metro Card.

In-Person Networking Opportunities

Open Interviews in Cincinnati & Surrounding Areas

Inclusive Employment

Cincinnati Works
Provides free, lifetime career coaching and support services, including resume building, job applications, and budgeting.
Easter Seals - Work Resource Center
Employment assistance for people with disabilities, people in need of a second chance, and veterans.
IKRON Corporation
Specializes in services to adults and youth with mental illness, substance abuse issues, and/or physical disabilities.
InRETURN
Provides viable employment to individuals who have suffered brain injury, disease, or disorder, through training for manufacturing jobs and programs to rebuild life skills.
Ohio Valley Goodwill
Employment and training services for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
State agency helps Ohioans with disabilities get a job and become independent; also helps with Social Security disability filings.

Re-Entry Support

Beacon of Hope Business Alliance
Local employers who hire individuals reentering the job market after incarceration.
CEO--The Center for Employment Opportunities
Provides people returning from prison immediate paid employment, skills training, and ongoing career support.
Hamilton County Office of Reentry
HCOR helps with employment, food, clothing, housing, medical/dental care, education, child support modifications, and expungement.
Help Program for Returning Citizens
Located at St. Francis de Sales Church in Walnut Hills, HELP provides mentors, practical assistance, and connections to local employment.
RISE Up News
Reenter Into Society Empowered is a newspaper to help Ohio’s incarcerated and recently released individuals rebuild their lives.
St. Vincent de Paul Reentry Program
Provides returning citizens and their families with basic needs assistance as they get back on their feet.
Talbert House
Provides services, programs, training, and resources that focus on prevention, assessment, treatment and reintegration into the workforce.
Tender Mercies
Helps adults with mental illness achieve security, dignity, and community with housing, GED help, and job support.
United Way Ex-Offender Employment
18 programs in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.
Volunteers of America Residential Reentry
Case management, mental health and substance abuse counseling, job readiness training, skill development, community referrals.

Apprenticeship and Trade Programs

Cincinnati Jobs Corp
U.S. Department of Labor provides no-cost education and career technical training programs for young people, aged 16-24.
Great Oaks Programs
Offers full time and short time certification programs, as well as personal knowledge classes for the adult learner. Find financial aid information on their website.
Greater Cincinnati Apprenticeship Council
Provides contact information for companies and programs in the Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Indiana areas.
Ohio Means Jobs Apprenticeship Index
Searchable database of registered apprenticeship programs and their requirements. Click here for more info on Ohio Means Jobs Apprenticeships
Voice of Black Cincinnati Apprenticeship Programs
Provides detailed list of apprenticeship programs in the area, including cost and contact info. Check availability with desired program before continuing.