Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

At LDS Employment Resource Services (LDS Jobs), we'll help you become gainfully employed through education and networking with local companies.Whether just starting out in your career or well established in your career, LDS Employment Resource Services (ERS) or Self-Reliance Services (SRS) can help you accomplish your career goals. The employment center or self-reliance center offers one-on-one coaching, workshops and a large database of employment, education and self-employment opportunities. By visiting the center you learn the most effective job search practices, build your network and find resources to help you further your education or manage a successful small-business.

We recommend that you log-in and begin creating your profile on ldsjobs.org prior to visiting the employment center. Even if an employment center or self-reliance center is not close enough for you to visit, ldsjobs.org offers many online resources. If you desire, an employment advisor can also provide assistance over the telephone or through e-mail.

Upcoming Events

Accelerated Scholarship Group

September 26, 30, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

 An Accelerated Scholarship group meets for 90 minutes a week for 6 weeks in a group of 4-6 people. In the 6 weeks participants will 

  • Identify 30-40 scholarships perfect for them
  • Prepare reusable master applications, power statements, letters of recommendation, and reusable essays
  • Apply for 3 of the 30 scholarships they identified. 

We encourage parents to attend with their children, and for friends to attend together. 


One single mother earned $160,000 in 12 months after participating in this group.


Appointments are required by calling 801-240-3523 and ask for an appointment to the option you desire.

Career Workshop 2-day (Tuesday and Wednesday)

September 27 - 28, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

(PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER, 801-240-9523) Those who are looking for work, wanting to enroll in school, or starting a business will benefit from learning the concepts taught. Come and learn how to identify your skills, build a resume, interview, and succeed once you land your job. This is also a great resource for anyone who may be underemployed. The workshop is designed to be very interactive, motivating, and fun. It is held on the second and fourth week of each month on Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Materials are provided. You will have an increased confidence in your ability to be successful in your career goals. Individuals who take the Career Workshop and apply what they learn are able to shorten the time they spend looking for work. Please come dressed for a job interview.

Accelerated Scholarship Group

October 3, 7, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

 An Accelerated Scholarship group meets for 90 minutes a week for 6 weeks in a group of 4-6 people. In the 6 weeks participants will 

  • Identify 30-40 scholarships perfect for them
  • Prepare reusable master applications, power statements, letters of recommendation, and reusable essays
  • Apply for 3 of the 30 scholarships they identified. 

We encourage parents to attend with their children, and for friends to attend together. 


One single mother earned $160,000 in 12 months after participating in this group.


Appointments are required by calling 801-240-3523 and ask for an appointment to the option you desire.

Accelerated Scholarship Group

October 10, 14, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

 An Accelerated Scholarship group meets for 90 minutes a week for 6 weeks in a group of 4-6 people. In the 6 weeks participants will 

  • Identify 30-40 scholarships perfect for them
  • Prepare reusable master applications, power statements, letters of recommendation, and reusable essays
  • Apply for 3 of the 30 scholarships they identified. 

We encourage parents to attend with their children, and for friends to attend together. 


One single mother earned $160,000 in 12 months after participating in this group.


Appointments are required by calling 801-240-3523 and ask for an appointment to the option you desire.

Career Workshop 2-day (Tuesday and Wednesday)

October 11 - 12, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

(PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER, 801-240-9523) Come and learn how to identify your skills, build a resume, interview, and succeed once you land your job. This is also a great resource for anyone who may be underemployed. The workshop will be held on the second and fourth week of each month. It is a two day event held Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Materials are provided. You will have an increased confidence in your ability to be successful in your career goals. Individuals who take the Career Workshop and apply what they learn are able to shorten the time they spend looking for work. Please come dressed for a job interview.

Returned Missionary Employment Orientation Seminar

October 11, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

The Riverton Employment Resource Center holds a monthly Returned Missionary Employment Orientation Seminar on the Second Tuesday of each month 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  This event covers the following:

            •Introduction to job searching including networking, resumes, interviewing

            •Scholarship and education funding

            •LDSJobs.org•Skills training available to help individuals develop a marketable skill set

            •One-on-one coaching 

This free two-hour seminar is designed to assist returned missionaries during their adjustment period back into post-missionary life. 

Demonstration on How to Earn Scholarships

October 12, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

Learn the 3 keys to earning scholarships: how to find them, how to reduce the time to complete an application, and how to say the right things so that they want to give you the money. One returned missionary earned $90,000 in 9 months using what we demonstrate. We dish it out with a firehouse, but offer free coaching to those who want to do more.


This is perfect for 

  • Priest and Laurel class or combined mutual activities
  • Parents to bring children from 9th grade to college
  • Students currently in college
  • Adults wanting to go back to college
Seating and materials are limited. You must call 801-240-9523 to reserve a seat.

Interviewing Workshop

October 13, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

Interviewing for a job is a nerve-wracking ordeal for many people. You may feel uncomfortable "selling" yourself or fielding unexpected questions. The good news is that interviewing is a skill that you can learn. With the right tips and techniques and practice you can become a master of sharing your value with potential employers and presenting yourself effectively. Please come dressed for a job interview.

Accelerated Scholarship Group

October 17, 21, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

 An Accelerated Scholarship group meets for 90 minutes a week for 6 weeks in a group of 4-6 people. In the 6 weeks participants will 

  • Identify 30-40 scholarships perfect for them
  • Prepare reusable master applications, power statements, letters of recommendation, and reusable essays
  • Apply for 3 of the 30 scholarships they identified. 

We encourage parents to attend with their children, and for friends to attend together. 


One single mother earned $160,000 in 12 months after participating in this group.


Appointments are required by calling 801-240-3523 and ask for an appointment to the option you desire.

Self-Employment Workshop

October 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sandy Employment Resource Center
817 East 9400 South
Sandy, UT 84094
USA

Self-Employment Workshop Monthly – 3rd Tuesday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Classes will be held at the Sandy Employment Resource Center – 817 E. 9400 S. Sandy, Utah) 


Starting a new business can be a confusing and a very intimidating task. LDS Employment Resources (Sandy and Riverton offices) has created a new self-employment orientation workshop that will help attendees understand the pros and cons of starting and owning a small business together with the steps that should be followed in establishing one. It will also help owners of existing small business recognize steps they can follow to make their enterprises more successful. During this two hour workshop, we introduce the essential elements to making a new, small business successful. Topics covered include

· Rewards and drawbacks of business ownership

· Business entry strategies

· Legal and regulatory compliance

· Business planning

· Choosing a form of business ownership

· Debt and equity financing

· Sources of business assistance.


For more information on the workshop, call the Sandy Employment Center, 801-561-9555.

Accelerated Scholarship Group

October 24, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

 An Accelerated Scholarship group meets for 90 minutes a week for 6 weeks in a group of 4-6 people. In the 6 weeks participants will 

  • Identify 30-40 scholarships perfect for them
  • Prepare reusable master applications, power statements, letters of recommendation, and reusable essays
  • Apply for 3 of the 30 scholarships they identified. 

We encourage parents to attend with their children, and for friends to attend together. 


One single mother earned $160,000 in 12 months after participating in this group.


Appointments are required by calling 801-240-3523 and ask for an appointment to the option you desire.

Career Workshop 2-day (Tuesday and Wednesday)

October 25 - 26, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

(PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER, 801-240-9523) Those who are looking for work, wanting to enroll in school, or starting a business will benefit from learning the concepts taught. Come and learn how to identify your skills, build a resume, interview, and succeed once you land your job. This is also a great resource for anyone who may be underemployed. The workshop is designed to be very interactive, motivating, and fun. It is held on the second and fourth week of each month on Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Materials are provided. You will have an increased confidence in your ability to be successful in your career goals. Individuals who take the Career Workshop and apply what they learn are able to shorten the time they spend looking for work. Please come dressed for a job interview.

Interviewing Workshop

October 27, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

Interviewing for a job is a nerve-wracking ordeal for many people. You may feel uncomfortable "Selling" yourself or fielding unexpected questions. The good news is that interviewing is a skill that you can learn. With the right tips and techniques and practice you can become a master of sharing your value with potential employers and presenting yourself effectively. Please come dressed for a job interview.