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Better Work Columbus is a group of Columbus, GA & Phenix City, ALbased organizations and businesses that believe our community is better when everyone has access to the dignity that comes from work.

We collaborate with dozens of local resources to provide training, support services, and connections to help you find meaningful work.

How can Better Work help you succeed?

Local Services To Help Get You On Your Feet

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Help with childcare, transportation, food, or other services.

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See the available in-person and virtual events and job fairs in your community.


Jobs for Life Open House

Date: 6th March 2024

Time: 5pm - 8pm

Location: Victory Mission: 3448 North Lumpkin Rd. Columbus, GA 31903

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Come learn more about our upcoming Jobs for Life classes! This is the opportunity to ask questions, learn more, and apply if you have not already! Our next class will begin on March 11th, 2024. 

Work should be about more than earning enough money to get by. It should allow you to provide for your needs and give you a sense of purpose. Join us on March 6th to learn how to begin the next chapter of YOUR life!

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It "PAYS" to Prepare for YOUR Future!

Date: 11th March 2024

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Victory Mission: 3448 North Lumpkin Rd. Columbus, GA 31903

Hiring For:

Are you ready for a CHANGE? Join our Jobs for Life Classes! During these classes, you will have access to real people, real employers, and real resources who all want to see you succeed. If you are ready to work and are willing to do what it takes, this could be the opportunity that helps get you in the door with a great company. 

Jobs for Life is a classroom setting where transparency and honesty are given and received. We want to help you write the next chapter of your life! During each session, you will learn valuable skills such as presenting yourself to employers, answering hard interview questions, and creating a resume that makes you stand out! 

These classes are FREE and starting in March! You must submit an application to be considered for the class, please use the link below to apply.

For more information call or text 762.441.1294

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211 is a service of United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley to connect individuals with local resources. Search online, “text your zip code to 898211 for resources or dial 211 M-F, 7am-8pm for assistance from a specialist.

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Aunt Bertha’s mission is to connect all people in need and the programs that serve them (with dignity and ease). Their support and resources search feature is free, open to the public, and easy to use so anyone can find help and connect with programs in just a few clicks.”

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No problem! One of our volunteer employment mentors can help you figure out what you need to make the next best step.


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Our mentors get trained to help assist local residents with resume creation, job search, interview preparation, and encourage them in their search efforts. 

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