We Need You!

Join us in the FDOT workforce initiative to provide economic impact and change the lives within communities we serve.

OnBoard Tampa Bay is a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) initiative that is committed to partnering and collaborating with community based organizations to create empowerment and deliver lasting workforce solutions.

Supportive Services

Finding a job can be a challenging and stressful experience, especially if you are facing obstacles such as transportation, childcare, food, housing, or personal issues that may prevent you from accessing job opportunities or participating in training programs. However, OnBoard Tampa Bay with the support of our community partners are offering Supportive Services to help you overcome these challenges and achieve your career goals. 

  • Pre-Employment 
  • Transportation 
  • Childcare 
  • Housing 
  • Food 
  • Training/Certification
  • Counseling 
  • and much more

Pre-Employment Services

We have identified community partners to provide pre-employment services and identify qualified candidates that align with the unique roles and hiring needs of contractors. Soft Skills, Language, Resume Writing, Drug Testing

Transportation Services

Many job seekers face challenges due to the lack of reliable transportation. Fortunately, there are several programs and services available to assist with transportation. Public transportation systems, such as buses and trains, can provide affordable transportation options. Some organizations offer ride-sharing programs, vanpools, and carpooling options. Additionally, some employers may offer transportation assistance to job sites as a benefit for their employees. 

Childcare Services

If you are a parent or guardian, finding reliable and affordable childcare can be a challenge. Supportive services are available to assist with childcare, including subsidized childcare programs, before and after-school programs, and summer camps.  

Food Assistance

Accessing healthy and affordable food can be a challenge. However, our Community Partners have many programs and services are available to assist with food needs. Some employers may also offer on-site cafeterias or provide meal subsidies as part of their employee benefits package. 

Housing Assistance

If you are struggling to find stable housing, supportive services can help you access housing resources. There are several programs available that can assist with rental assistance, affordable housing options, and emergency housing. Additionally, some employers may offer housing benefits or subsidies as part of their employee benefits package. 

Training and Certification Programs

Many job seekers require additional training or certifications to qualify for specific job opportunities. OnBoard Tampa Bay with the support of our community partners are offering several programs and services available to assist with training and certification needs. These programs can include soft skills and vocational training, apprenticeships, and job-specific certification programs. Some employers may also offer on-the-job training or tuition reimbursement as part of their employee benefits package. 

Counseling Services

Mental, emotional, and some personal concerns can impact your ability to find and maintain employment. Counseling services can provide support and resources to help address these issues. Many of our Community Partners offer counseling services for individuals facing such issues, addiction, or other challenges. 

OnBoard Tampa Bay is attracting and fostering a continuous pipeline of local skilled workers

Community Partners

  • Abe Brown Ministries
  • Associated Builders & Contractors Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
  • CareerSource Tampa Bay
  • CDC of Tampa
  • Center for Nonprofit and Community Development
  • Centre for Women
  • City of Tampa
  • Florida Department of Corrections
  • Hillsborough Community College
  • Hillsborough County
  • Hillsborough County Public Schools (Vocational/Technical Schools)
  • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
  • Metropolitan Ministries
  • United Way Suncoast
  • University Area CDC
  • Urban League of Hillsborough County
  • Soaring City
  • Sulphur Springs Neighborhood of Promise