CAREER READINESS


Since 2016, ATS has been providing training and group coaching services to underserved, disconnected and/or underemployed young adults (ages 18-30) in low-to-moderate income communities to build skillsets needed for workforce readiness, self-sufficiency, and upward mobility. 

In 2020, we shifted our business model to a completely online and remote delivery program to keep participants safe and to expand our capacity to serve a greater number of individuals. Additionally, we expanded our training services to include corporate, government, and small business clients seeking workforce development training and support for their staff. The are paying clients that allow us to earn income to support the mission of our organization.

We partner with workforce development entities and other community-based organizations nationwide that are focused on self-sufficiency and helping low-to-moderate income individuals have access to quality careers that have upward mobility. Through these partnerships, we provide access to our self-paced learning management system, Success Learning Academy, as well as specific instructor-led workshops and accelerator programs to guide individuals through personal and professional growth so that they can thrive and succeed in the work environment.

Participants  of our Pathways2Success program go through multiple program levels containing various components of our services.


Level 1-Self-Awareness & Discovery - includes growth mindset and personal development, self-discovery, values and beliefs exploration, career exploration, work readiness, and work ethics and attitude.


Level 2-Career Pathways Preparation - includes self-paced training courses focused on financial literacy, digital literacy, life skills, leadership development, community service, public policy and advocacy, an introduction to basic entrepreneurship skills, and industry guest speakers.


Level 3-Career Pathways Exploration - includes specific introductory training on select career paths, including entrepreneurship/small business ownership.


Level 4-Career Pathways Transition - includes specific training on select career paths, as well as, small business ownership. Level 4 also includes paid internship and transitional work opportunities to provide on-the-job-training in real world scenarios.