Get Personal Help With Your Job Search

At Self-Reliance Services (LDS Jobs), we'll help you become gainfully employed through education and networking with local companies.

Employment Resource Services (ERS) offers a variety of services and resources to aid you in getting the personal help you need when searching for a new job. 

Support for Church Leaders

ERS supports Church leaders as they address the needs of people in their stakes and wards. At the stake president or bishop’s request, ERS staff can train quorum and Relief Society leaders, stake and ward employment specialists, or other leaders.

Workshops

The Career Workshop

The Career Workshop is a course that can help you set career goals and plan how you will achieve them. It also provides an introduction into what you can to do to acquire more education or become self-employed. In the workshop, you will learn how to present your strengths in an interview, write an effective résumé or curriculum vitae, and make a career successful. Learn more about the Career Workshop.

Self-Employment Workshop

The Self-Employment Workshop focuses on helping you learn how to create a successful business plan. You will learn about the elements of a business plan and apply what you learn. Learn more about the Self-Employment Workshop.

Professional Placement Program

This program helps you as a professional, manager, or executive to find or improve your employment. As part of the Professional Placement Program, ERS teaches a version of the Career Workshop directed to professionals. The program also has networking meetings, one-on-one consultations, professional resources, and facilities and equipment to conduct job searches. Learn more about the Professional Placement Program.

Networking Relationships

Networking group meetings, which many centers offer, can help you increase your networking opportunities. Contact your local employment center to learn more about networking groups.

ERS works to create relationships with schools, small businesses, companies, and other resources to provide opportunities and to assist you in networking.

Education Resources

Employment center staff can help you identify and plan for education and career goals, learn about financial aid programs, and identify schools that specialize in the skills you hope to attain.

One-on-One Coaching

ERS offers one-on-one coaching to help you strengthen your job searching, interviewing, and networking skills.

Job Posting Database

Post and find jobs in your community and stake in the ldsjobs.org database. Sign in here.

Technology Resources

To help you search for a job and explore your community resources, ERS offers the following equipment and resources:

  • Computers
  • Internet access
  • Fax and copy machines
  • Telephones
  • Professional
  • Facility and equipment

Meetings and Events

Check with the nearest employment center to learn about upcoming meetings and events hosted at the employment center and in your community, such as career or education fairs.

Additional Training Materials on ProvidentLiving.org

Resources for Job Placement, Career Development, and Small Business Management

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