Workforce Development and Section 3 Employment
JCHA has a full-time Workforce Development Coordinator who designs and facilitates programs to improve resident access to workforce training and employment opportunities. The coordinator can support residents in obtaining degrees or certifications, registering for short- or long-term training opportunities, writing resumes, conducting job searches, and preparing for interviews. Sign up here to share your career development needs and join JCHA’s biweekly workforce email blast.
The coordinator also promotes hiring of JCHA residents by contractors for work done on JCHA properties to meet federal Section 3 requirements. Such jobs range from skilled trades and laborers to security and administrative/support staff, and employment periods range from a few weeks or months to full-time employment. JCHA has a highly successful track record of meeting or exceeding Section 3 employment compliance; promoting, recruiting, and monitoring employment of JCHA residents and low-income Jersey City residents on HUD-funded development projects city-wide. Fill out our interest form to be considered for these opportunities and have a sample resume developed.
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Residents & Housing Choice Voucher participants interested in career development, workforce training opportunities, and employment can contact JCHA’s Workforce Development Coordinator directly: