Youth Programs

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Companies Hiring During COVID-19

Updated 7/2/20

The City of Charlotte is committed to keeping our community aware of job opportunities and other information related to job and career readiness. Many individuals have been impacted by COVID-19, and we want to provide the most up-to-date job information and communicate any opportunities for individuals to improve themselves professionally.

 

Job Opportunities: Companies Hiring During COVID-19
In wake of the recent pandemic, Charlotte Works and the City of Charlotte are committed to connecting job seekers and employers during this time. Below is a list of employers that have immediate hiring needs.

Acts Retirement Communities: multiple positions. Apply here.

Advanced Auto Parts: multiple positions. Apply here

Aerotek: multiple positions. Apply here.

Affinity Living Group: multiple positions. Apply here.

Ally: 70 positions available in Charlotte, including IT, digital, finance, risk, customer care and compliance. Apply online here

Amazon: multiple positions.  Apply here.

Arbys: multiple positions. Apply here.

AutoZone: multiple positions. Apply here.

Bayada: multiple positions. Apply here

Bank of America: multiple positions. Apply here.

Bellhops: movers. Workers manage their hours through an app with schedule flexibility. Apply online.

Brookdale Senior Living: multiple positions. Apply here.

Buffalo Wild Wings: multiple positions. Apply here.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools: multiple positions for the fall 2020 school year. Apply here.

Chili's: multiple positions. Apply here

Chipotle: multiple positions. Apply here

Circle K: multiple positions. Apply here

CMPD: police officers and telecommunications positions. Apply here.

Compass Group: multiple positions. Apply here.

Cybercoders: multiple positions. Apply here

Dollar General: sales associate. Apply here.

Dominos: multiple positions. Apply here.

GenPak: multiple positions. Apply here.

Harris Teeter: clerks, cashiers and stockers. Apply here.

Hendrick Automotive Group: hiring multiple positions. Apply here.

Hertz: multiple positions. Apply here.

Honeywell: multiple positions. Apply here.

Humana: multiple positions. Apply here

Hungry Howie's: delivery drivers, assistant managers. Apply here

Ikea: multiple positions. Apply here.

Insomnia Cookies: multiple positions. Apply here

KForce, IT Staffing Agency: multiple IT contracts. Apply here

Lowes: cashiers, receiver/stocker, and IT. Apply here.

Moes: multiple positions. Apply here.

National Whitewater Center: multiple positions. Apply here.

Novant Health: multiple positions. Apply here.

OrthoCarolinas: multiple positions. Apply here.

PepBoys:  hiring multiple positions. Apply here.

Pizza Hut: delivery drivers, management. Apply here.

Printful: multiple positions in IT, engineering, warehouse and fulfillment. Apply here.

QuikTrip: multiple positions. Apply here.

Randstad Staffing Agency: multiple positions. Apply here.

Ross: multiple positions. Apply here.

Sabor: multiple positions. Apply here.

Securitas: security positions. Apply here.

Target: multiple positions. Apply here.

TGI Fridays: multiple positions. Apply here.

Value City Furniture: multiple positions. Apply here.

Walgreens: multiple positions. Apply here.

Wal-Mart: multiple positions. Apply here.

Weiser Security: multiple positions. Apply here.

Wells Fargo: technology, sales, relationship management. Apply here.

UPS: multiple positions. Apply here.

XPOLogistics: multiple positions. Apply here.

Zoe's Kitchen: multiple positions. Apply here.

We have partnered with Charlotte Works to host virtual job fairs each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Join us to see the area's largest employers that are hiring right now, learn how to apply, and speak to featured employers one-on-one. Learn more here.


Many other companies are also hiring. Click here to view a recent list from WCNC.


Unemployment Assistance

The Federal CARES Act has three unemployment programs to assist people who have lost employment during this pandemic: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation. Learn more about these federal programs here, including expected timelines for payment. Click here to see an FAQ from NC's Department of Commerce on unemployment benefits due to COVID-19.

 

Career Information
As we adjust to a more remote workplace, we would like to share some tips that you can take advantage of while you're staying at home. Below you will find links to information that you can take advantage of to position yourself for the next phase of your career.

 

 

Training Opportunities
Many organizations offer free trainings and courses to help you learn more and excel in your desired career. Below is a list of resources that you can take advantage of during this period.

  • Alison has over 800 free courses available across nine categories. Courses are self-paced and have been designed by subject matter experts. 
  • Amazon and its partners are offering free online access to sponsored computer science courses in the United States. Content is intended for learners in grades 6-12, and teachers who are remotely teaching this age group. Parents can also access this curriculum online.
  • BitDegree offers 50+ free tech online courses. This includes gamified courses in programming, web development and blockchain, that normally cost $10 to $15 each. Sign up for courses here.   
  • Goodwill is offering services online and by phone. Anyone can request assistance online or by calling (704) 372-3434.
    • Virtual training services include customer service, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications, interview skills, online programming (Python, Java, JavaScript, HTML and CSS), and basic construction.
    • Virtual employment services offered include career coaching, employment referrals, and job seeker support.
  • Google has free online courses to help you learn analytics.
  • iTunes-U has hundreds of free courses that can be used to learn a new skill or get started towards what you need to know for a certification.
  • JetBrains Academy launches coding classes for free during COVID-19 pandemic.
  • LinkedIn has free learning courses that are available to help you navigate the impact of COVID-19.
  • NCworks has a listing of online offerings and trainings offered by local organizations and agencies. There are opportunities for free trainings as well as other job search and career readiness resources.
  • Skillshare offers online learning opportunities with thousands of classes for creative and curious people, on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more.
  • ServSafe is offering free food safety courses and career development courses for food and hospitality workers.
  • Spark Databox has a slew of free courses on coding and programming.
  • Stanford Online offers learning opportunities via free online courses, online degrees, graduate and professional certificates, e-learning, and open courses.
  • The Timken Company provides three different free online resources to help train automotive technicians.
  • TrainUp.com has launched a training portal loaded with free training content for business professionals to stay sharp and connected in response to COVID-19.

 


 




Are you between 16 and 24 years old and seeking employment in Charlotte? We can help. Join us at one of our Youth Job Fairs, where you can connect with employers directly and with partner agencies to help you secure a good paying job in our community.

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To register fo​r one of these events or to join our mailing list, please visit https://bit.ly/CLTYouthJobFairs.

Are you an employer seeking qualified candidates for open positions? Get in touch with our team directly by contacting Omar Crenshaw at (704) 336-2118 or omar.crenshaw@charlottenc.gov.

This initiative aligns with the goals of The Community Letter and connects youth ages 16 – 24 to employment jobs, ensuring a pathway to a good paying job  and economic mobility.