Blog

Ready to start your career?

Get help. Get trained. Make a change.

Apply for Training Here

Save the Date for Graduation!

See GO's latest news & upcoming events!

This Holiday Season, Give Back to Your Community by Supporting GO’s Job Training Programs

Shop Local & Sustainable

Up-cycled cutting boards handcrafted by our YouthBuild students with reclaimed wood from the Edington Center gymnasium are now for sale! This is your chance to purchase a little piece of Southside history. Each cutting board is unique and features the mark of our young woodworkers-in-training, like Sarah, pictured here sanding a cutting board.

Read More

Join the Early Childhood Teacher Workforce Development Program, Beginning Nov. 6th

 

Are you interested in a career in early childhood education?

 

Buncombe Partnership for Children, Green Opportunities, and A-B Tech are partnering to provide an exciting opportunity for individuals interested in becoming an Early Childhood Education professional. Licensed early childhood educators are in high demand.

 

By joining this cohort, you will be paid to attend training to make you eligible for job placement as a substitute teacher working in licensed child care programs in Buncombe County.

Read More

Job Seekers: Brush Up Your Soft Skills in GO’s Three-Day Ready to Work Class

Asheville job seekers, are your soft skills are up to snuff? If you want to brush up your essential skills like workplace communication, professionalism, interview techniques, and conflict resolution to boost your job search, enroll in GO’s Ready to Work program. This tuition-free class for job seekers meets Tuesday through Thursday from 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Job seekers who complete the three-day Ready to Work class may receive case management, job placement services, and job referrals from GO staff.

Read More