Gearing Up For Success
We promote the economic independence of low-income men by providing financial literacy training, a network of support, professional attire, career development tools, job-readiness and essential life-skills training that help men enter the workforce, stay employed and become role models and mentors to their families an communities.
What We Do
Job Readiness

The Job Readiness Program is designed to help men prepare for their interview to enter or re-enter the workforce. Career Gear has helped more than 50,000 men make that critical first impression with:

  • Interview Clothing
  • Image consultation
  • Pre-interview Counseling
  • Interview Preparation
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Professional Development

The Professional Development Series offers weekly group workshops facilitated by corporate managers and career counselors focusing on four main developmental categories:

  • Job Search Techniques
  • Financial Literacy
  • Family & Child Support Services
  • Life-skills Development
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The MAST MENtoring Program provides intensive, individualized counseling to help our clients navigate everyday barriers and challenges. Men are paired with expert mentors for six months and tackle specific tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Resume & Job Search Techniques
  • Credit & Debt Management
  • Addressing Child-support Orders
  • Engaging in Healthy Lifestyles
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Who We Serve
We help men in need change their lives

We offer vital services to men of all ages and ethnic backgrounds, including recipients of public assistance, the disabled, recovering addicts, veterans, the previously incarcerated, and those who face other formidable barriers to job acquisition and retention.

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Impact Statement

Since 1999, Career Gear has served over 40,000 men.

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