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Education & Career

"Education opens the door to everything in terms of having a career and an impact on society and not being a slave to your job, really."

-Naomi Harris

Website: www.careeronestop.org

Phone: 1-877-872-5627

This organization offers free assessments, training assistance, job placement assistance, practice job applications, work values matcher, resume assistance, and other resources.

Website: www.hirefelons.org

This website assists in finding jobs for felons and providing educational resources.

Website: www.dosomething.org

This organization provides scholarships to students ages 13-25 who participate in volunteer campaigns. 

Website: www.nul.org
Phone: 212-558-5300

This organization assists underserved and the working poor in obtaining jobs and obtaining educational opportunities. 

Website: www.abilityone.gov

Phone: 800-999-5963

This program provides employment opportunities to those who are blind or have significant disabilities. 

Website: www.rif.org

Phone: 1-877-743-7323

This organization provides free books to children across America to help in their education. These books are free to choose and keep.

Website: www.connectionstosuccess.org

Phone: 636-940-8027

This non-profit helps people living in Missouri, Illinois, and Kansas that are also living in challenging situations. It assists by linking individuals to employment resources and provides professional development classes, mock interviews, and career connections.

Website: www.saylor.org

This non-profit offers free online courses and free certification programs.

Website: www.helpinghandsforsinglemoms.org

Phone: 972-220-9589

This organization assists low income, single mothers living in Dallas and Phoenix with unrestricted scholarship money, tutoring, and assistance in obtaining college education.

Website: www.chegg.com

This website matches students to over $1 billion dollars in scholarships and merit aid rewards. It also provides homework help and exam prep. 

Website: www.va.gov/education
Phone: 800-698-2411

This program helps veterans receive job training and compensation, as well as helping veterans receive degrees, certifications, or technical training.

Website: www.dannonproject.org
Phone: 205-202-4072

This non-profit provides job training and education services to adults and young adults who have had contact with the law.

Website: www.voa.org
Phone: 800-899-0089

This organization offers employment resources, resume assistance, and interviewing skills to those in need.

Website: www.mercyed.net
Phone: 313-963-5881

This project is dedicated to providing education, academic and life skills to at-risk women and young girls.

Website: www.fourblock.org

This website assists returning service members transitioning from the military to civilian life. It provides career readiness programs to service members and their families.

Website: www.usa.generation.org

Phone: 888-633-1352

This organization offers free job training, placement, and support.

Website: www.uopeople.edu
Phone: 626-264-8880

This is the first and only online tuition-free degree program. 

Website: www.imaginationlibrary.com

This website sends free books each month in the mail for children of all ages.

Website: www.collegescholarships.org

This website provides an extensive directory of all financial aid opportunities available.

Website: www.jewishfederations.org

Phone: 212-284-6500

This organization offers free education programs and job search assistance.

Website: www.yourtickettowork.ssa.gov
Phone: 1-866-949-3687

This federal organization provides job referrals, vocational rehab, and employment training to those who receive disability through the government.

Website: www.goodwill.org

This organization provides career counseling, job placement, and training programs to help people find temporary and permanent jobs.

Website: www.doe.org

Phone: 212-628-5207

This organization assists homeless individuals and incarcerated individuals with economic opportunities and career services in various cities across the country.

Website: www.khanacademy.org

This website offers free practice exercises, instructional videos, personalized learning dashboards with test prep to people all around the world. They serve students k-12, and all courses can be translated into 36 different languages.

Website: www.sharedharvestfund.org
Phone: 323-880-0121

This organization pays off student debt by giving people the option to participate in volunteer opportunities in exchange.

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