Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

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

Independence Day - Resource Center Closed

July 3, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center
Office closed for Independence Day

Resume Workshop

July 6, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

(PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP) To win an interview! A resume introduces you to prospective employers. It is an advertising tool used to obtain an interview with a prospective employer. Join us and find out how to create an effective resume. If you are unable to attend this class, feel free to call our office to arrange for one-on-one assistance.

Accelerated Job Search (AJS) (Monday - Friday)

July 6 - 10, 2015
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center
Accelerated Job Search (AJS) program: AJS program members meet at 8:00 am every day (M-F) - except for center holidays. Presently, the average time to find a job in the United States is over 7 months. Participating in the AJS program can reduce that time to 4-6 weeks. To learn about prerequisites, daily job search requirements, and how to be admitted into the program, please call or email Russ Harrington, Associate Manager, Riverton LDS Employment Resource Services; 801-240-9515, rharrington@ldschurch.org.

Career Workshop Adapted for Professionals (Evening Tues., Wed., Thurs.)

July 7 - 9, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

(PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER) There is more emphasis on professional-level working environments, and the discussions are geared toward the types of issues encountered in these fields. Resources are developed specifically to meet the needs of the professional job seeker. Candidates who participate in this workshop are self-declared professionals. The term “professional” often refers to those who have been managers or executives or those who aspire to those positions. These definitions could be based on several qualifications, including skills, education, or past experience. The common thread among these individuals is that they are career-focused. This workshop will be held the first week of the month. The workshop is held from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Leadership Orientation - Ward and Stake Leaders

July 9, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center
The Employment Resource Center holds a Leadership Orientation on the second Thursday of every other month beginning January, 2015 at 7:00 pm (odd numbered months). This event will end at 8:30 pm and will cover the following: • How the center can be a resource to you as you help your members with employment needs • 2-Day Career Workshop • Accelerated Job Search Program • LDSJobs.org • One-on-One Coaching • Skills training money available t o help under/unemployed members improve job readiness • Questions and answers. It is intended that this event be a great resource for newly called Ward & Stake Employment Specialists or a refresher for those that are experienced. As you know, things always have a way of changing so all are invited to attend - Bishops, High Priest Group Leaders, Elders Quorum Presidents, Relief Society Presidents, Stake Presidents (and/or counselors) and Stake High Councilors .

Accelerated Job Search (AJS) (Monday - Friday)

July 13 - 17, 2015
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center
Accelerated Job Search (AJS) program: AJS program members meet at 8:00 am every day (M-F) - except for center holidays. Presently, the average time to find a job in the United States is over 7 months. Participating in the AJS program can reduce that time to 4-6 weeks. To learn about prerequisites, daily job search requirements, and how to be admitted into the program, please call or email Russ Harrington, Associate Manager, Riverton LDS Employment Resource Services; 801-240-9515, rharrington@ldschurch.org.

Returned Missionary Employment Orientation Seminar

July 14, 2015
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 from 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 money 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. 

2-Day Career Workshop (Tuesday & Wednesday)

July 14 - 15, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center
(PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER) 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.

Interview Techniques Workshop

July 16, 2015
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.

Resume Workshop

July 17, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

(PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP) To win an interview! A resume introduces you to prospective employers. It is an advertising tool used to obtain an interview with a prospective employer. Join us and find out how to create an effective resume. If you are unable to attend this class, feel free to call our office to arrange for one-on-one assistance.

Resume Workshop

July 20, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

(PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP) To win an interview! A resume introduces you to prospective employers. It is an advertising tool used to obtain an interview with a prospective employer. Join us and find out how to create an effective resume. If you are unable to attend this class, feel free to call our office to arrange for one-on-one assistance.

Accelerated Job Search (AJS) (Monday - Thursday)

July 20 - 23, 2015
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center
Accelerated Job Search (AJS) program: AJS program members meet at 8:00 am every day (M-F) - except for center holidays. Presently, the average time to find a job in the United States is over 7 months. Participating in the AJS program can reduce that time to 4-6 weeks. To learn about prerequisites, daily job search requirements, and how to be admitted into the program, please call or email Russ Harrington, Associate Manager, Riverton LDS Employment Resource Services; 801-240-9515, rharrington@ldschurch.org.

Self Employment Workshop

July 21, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

(Classes will be held at the Sandy Employment Center - 817 E. 9400 S., Sandy, Utah.)  For more information on the Workshop, call the Sandy Employment Center @ 801-561-5955.

Pioneer Day - Resource Center Closed

July 24, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center
Office closed for Pioneer Day.

Accelerated Job Search (AJS) (Monday - Friday)

July 27 - 31, 2015
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center
Accelerated Job Search (AJS) program: AJS program members meet at 8:00 am every day (M-F) - except for center holidays. Presently, the average time to find a job in the United States is over 7 months. Participating in the AJS program can reduce that time to 4-6 weeks. To learn about prerequisites, daily job search requirements, and how to be admitted into the program, please call or email Russ Harrington, Associate Manager, Riverton LDS Employment Resource Services; 801-240-9515, rharrington@ldschurch.org.

2-Day Career Workshop (Tuesday & Wednesday)

July 28 - 29, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center
(PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER) 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.

Interview Techniques Workshop

July 30, 2015
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.

Resume Workshop

July 31, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Riverton Utah Employment Resource Center

(PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP) To win an interview! A resume introduces you to prospective employers. It is an advertising tool used to obtain an interview with a prospective employer. Join us and find out how to create an effective resume. If you are unable to attend this class, feel free to call our office to arrange for one-on-one assistance.