City of Albany Poverty Reduction Initiative

Job Training Opportunities

Workforce Development & Job Readiness

Several local agencies are offering assistance to Albany County residents:


Homeless and Travelers Aid Society

Warehouse worker on-the-job training.


Albany Housing Coalition

Job placement for veterans.


Albany Community Action Partnership

Medical assistant training through Schenectady County Community College, and CDL license training.

Medical Center Partnerships

Two local hospitals, Albany Medical Center and St. Peter's, are working with CAPRI for recruitment.  This developing partnership is focused on finding ways to connect local residents to job openings at these organizations, including jobs that are not directly related to the medical field.