Career counseling

In the search for fulfilling work, it’s not uncommon for young adults to be uncertain about how to find career options that match their skills and interests. It can be beneficial to partner with a qualified career counselor who can help with aptitude testing, skills training and job-seeking techniques. Learn about local employment resources that help young people in Stark County through every step of the process.

Employment resources

Alliance Career Center

Supporting students with skills and experience to prepare them for employment in their desired career fields through technical training, continued education and career guidance.
500 Glamorgan St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 829-2267
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8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bridges

Bridges is a voluntary program for young adults in the foster care system who are ages 18, 19 or 20. It provides guidance and support during the transition to adulthood for individuals who are in school, working or have a qualifying medical condition.
Phone: (614)-490-4357

Coleman Health Services: Employment

Employment placement and career counseling services for youth, veterans and people with disabilities.
400 W. Tuscarawas St.
Suite 200
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: 330-438-2400
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Goodwill Community Campus: Employment

Helping individuals as they overcome barriers to find and keep good jobs:
  • Career counseling
  • Assessments
  • Work adjustment
  • Job coaching
408 9th St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: 1 (800) 942-3577
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Stark County Community Action Agency

Offers employment services, financial support and career counseling to the Stark County community.
1366 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 454-1676
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8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Stark County Job & Family Services

For help with the foster system, emancipation, employment, independent living skills, basic needs referrals and more. Visit the Stark JFS website for more information.
221 3rd St. SE
Canton, OH 44702
Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
Local: (330) 452-4661
TDD: (330) 451-8879
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Local libraries

Visit your local Stark County District Library for access to free job and career resources, including on-line databases, blog posts and video training materials. They even have career help events where you can get help with resume writing, cover letters and more. Call or email a branch near you to schedule a personal session with a member of the library staff.

East Canton Branch

224 N Wood St.
East Canton, OH 44730
Phone: (330) 488-1501
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm

DeHoff Memorial Branch

216 Hartford Ave. SE
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 452-9014
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jackson Township Branch

7186 Fulton Dr NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 833-1010
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Lake Community Branch

565 Market Ave. SW
Uniontown, OH 44685
Phone: (330) 877-9975
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Madge Youtz Branch

2921 Mahoning Rd. NE
Canton, OH 44705
Phone: (330) 452-2618
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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North Branch

189 25th St. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (330) 456-4356
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Perry Sippo Branch

5710 12th St. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 477-8482
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Plain Community Branch

1803 Schneider St. NE
Canton, OH 44721
Phone: (330) 494-3399
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7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Stark Main Library

715 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 452-0665
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Technology Training Services

715 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 452-0665
Helpful links

Canton Chamber

Learn about local career opportunities throughout Stark County.

My Next Move

Interactive site where you can discover how your interests match with various fields of work.