Careers at Towards Employment

Make an impact with Cleveland's best.

Join our team & make a difference in the heart of Cleveland.

At TE, we believe each employee contributes directly to our mission of empowering individuals to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through employment. We strive to create an inclusive culture where each person can show up as their authentic self, and provide opportunities to grow personally and professionally. For example, currently 10 managers started as frontline staff. We want your experience at TE to be fun, exciting, and mission driven.


Our Vision

An equitable workforce system where racial income gaps have been eliminated and everyone, especially those most affected by systemic racism, has access to family-sustaining wages and quality jobs.

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Our Values

At TE every day, we:

  • show respect for those we serve
  • achieve life changing outcomes
  • develop and sustain community partnerships
  • encourage innovation
  • embrace teamwork, diversity, professional growth and fun!

Employee Benefits

Towards Employment offers competitive benefits including employer subsidized medical, prescription drug, vision and dental insurance; matching traditional and Roth 401k; life and disability insurance.  Voluntary benefits include: HSA and FSA savings accounts, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance and dependent life insurance. Also employees receive paid vacation, 10 sick days plus 13 paid holidays annually.


people on staff


have lived experience or are TE Graduates


frontline staff are now managers


have worked at TE for over 5 years

Hear from our staff

Dondreya Allen

Career Coach, OSY

"TE encouraged me to grow my professional and leadership skills by sponsoring me to complete the Neighborhood Leadership Institute program where I developed my skills in fundraising, project management, stress management, civic engagement, as well as learning other great tools. I'm grateful that TE gave me this opportunity for professional growth and success!"

Jonathan Rodriguez

Bilingual Case Manager

"Working at TE has been one of the most fulfilling experiences of my life. I get to wake up everyday, come to work, and help people. What's better than that?"

Stella Shephard

Workshop Facilitator

"One thing that's consistent about TE is that we get the best of the best! I don't know where they come from, I just know that when they are here, they are awesome!"

Open Positions

Don't see your fit?

We are always looking for passionate talent! Send us a general application using the form below.

Internship Opportunities

Towards Employment also has internship opportunities available for students in all program areas, including development and marketing, policy, administrative, outreach, etc. If you are interested in discussing a possible internship experience please contact us at with a copy of your resume.