About RAISE

The RAISE Mission

RAISE Good Jobs for Greater Akron exists to help individuals, employers and our community move forward – together. We help employers come into neighborhoods with information, so you have access to good jobs and rewarding career opportunities. We bring support to prepare you to be the preferred candidate and succeed. A good job can help improve your life and provide for your family.

Our Goals – The Key to Our Name & Mission

REACH Job Seekers & Employers
Helping you become a preferred candidate for good and promising jobs with local employers.

ACCESS in Your Neighborhood
Bringing you access to opportunities, resources and support.

INFORM Residents of Opportunities & Options
Providing information on job openings, skills needed and training available to take the next step.

SUPPORT to Prepare for Success
We believe in you and know a little support can help you get ready for the good job you want and find solutions to challenges you may face.

ELEVATE Individuals, Employers and Our City
Helping you achieve success and moving our community forward – together we RAISE.

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