The City of Hollywood is committed to ensuring residents are knowledgeable about the great assets in our community; and is committed to building the best and brightest workforce to ensure the City’s viability as a vibrant center of commerce. Below is a sample of resources in our community to help you prepare for your next job or career change.
CareerSource Broward is governed by a 34-member Board of Directors known as the Broward Workforce Development Board (BWDB) and the CareerSource Broward Council of Elected Officials. The CareerSource Broward Council of Elected Officials consists of the Mayor of Ft. Lauderdale, the Mayor of Hollywood and a Broward County Commissioner. Representatives from private businesses, educational institutions, elected officials and community-based organizations comprise the Board.
The Employ Florida Marketplace is a one-stop online resource for job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance and much more. Please visit Employ Florida for more information.
Sheridan Technical Center
Sheridan Technical Center (STC) is the oldest of Broward County’s three technical centers. As a Broward County Public School, STC offers post-secondary workforce development programs affording students the opportunity to gain skills in high wage, high demand occupational fields and compete successfully in the local employment marketplace. Students appreciate the flexible schedule online learning allows as well as the ability to continue working full-time, caring for a family and still being able to upgrade their job skills at anytime from anywhere.
STC provides students full or part time training using the latest industry-approved technology and equipment. Its instructors are licensed and certified teaching professionals. To meet the needs of students preparing for occupations, 45 workforce development programs are offered, including 3 applied technology diploma programs and 42 vocational certificate programs.
A vocational certificate program is defined as a cours?e of study that leads to one or more occupational completion points or clusters of vocational competencies that qualify a person to enter an occupation as delineated in the state curriculum frameworks. An applied technology diploma is a course of study that is part of a degree program, is less than 60 credit hours, and leads to employment in a specific occupation. Vocational credit only is awarded by STC, with college credit awarded to the student upon articulation to a community college or university.
Hispanic Unity of South Florida
The purpose of Hispanic Unity of Florida is to empower Hispanics and other members of the community to become self-sufficient, civically engaged and to lead productive lives. In addition to health education, free tax preparation, summer camps, children's literacy, and senior activities, Hispanic Unity also provides job placement service. The Center for Working Families (COW) is a new approach to help low-income families reach financial stability. The CWF approach brings together-or bundles- access to a full range of essential economic supports, including income enhancement and work supports, employment services, and asset building services in one convenient location to help families build self-sufficiency, stabilize their finances, and move up the economic ladder. This model teaches clients to "Earn It", "Keep It" and "Grow It."
Liberia Economic Social Development Inc.
Liberia Economic & Social Development, Inc. is a Community Development Corporation(CDC) and a Community Based Organization that provides certain services to low-income children and families to address family needs, such as career counseling, employment training, job retention, affordable housing, food and childcare.