Good Paying Jobs

​Good-Paying Jobs

As an economic leader in our state, nationally and internationally, Charlotte is committed to enhancing economic opportunity for everyone. Our residents, of all ages, must have the ability to compete for good-paying jobs in viable careers that help them live fulfilling lives and save for their futures.  Our efforts will address labor market shortages for high demand occupations and assist those with barriers to employment through training programs, apprenticeships, mentoring, and other supportive services.

  • Train workers in high demands occupations
  • Address labor market shortages
  • Remove barriers for potential workers
  • Job placement, career coaching, case management & other supportive services
  • Youth employment & mentoring
  • Enhancement of Mayor's Youth Employment Program

​Good-Paying Jobs:
Key Accomplishments to Date

  • Project P.I.E.C.E. (Partnership for Inclusive Employment and Career Excellence)
    • 70 individuals enrolled in Project PIECE training with 52 graduates to date.
    • Of the 52 graduates, 40 were placed in jobs.

(posted 4/28/17)

  • 250 community contacts to date, via in person community outreach sessions, phone contacts and email contacts.
  • All youth programs are pushing out info about Mayors' Youth Employment and Project P.I.E.C.E., which includes info shared with community leaders for the Tuesday morning breakfast program.
  • 3,869 youth served through programs to date.
  • 2291 attended Charlotte Career Discovery Day event. (private, charter, home school and CMS); 103 employers.
  • 939 number of students, goal of 1,000 by calendar year.
  • 21 apprenticeships or pre-apprenticeships created to date.
  • Two youth employment specialists hired.
  • 432 will be placed in youth employment.

(posted 4/28/17)