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Career Development

Welcome Career Development!

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The City of Chattanooga Department of Youth & Family Development (YFD) Career Preparation Center is here to assist you with developing employment tools and skills needed for job-growth in the Chattanooga region.

This system will also allow you to perform self-directed services, as well as, request staff-assisted services to start your career and job search journey.

Dr. David Banks, dbanks@chattanooga.gov or call 423-643-6804

The City of Chattanooga and Tech Town are inviting adults to our Tech Workforce Program (TWP).  Last year the program kicked-off with graduates having success in employment in the tech space. Attend a TWP 2.0 session and learn more about the program SIGN-UP HERE! 

TWP.3.0.flyerThe job skills bus tour is coming to a center near you. YFD has teamed up with the TN Career Center, on the Job Skills Bus Tour to the YFD Centers.

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Join us and spread the word to those in the community looking to land the job they want and need. 

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Career Development
dbanks@chattanooga.gov (423-643-6804)

501 W. 12th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402 (map)

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Yolanda Johnson
Executive Assistant
Email: yjohnson@chattanooga.gov
(423) 643-6402
(423) 643-6437 (fax)


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