Services and Facilities

The Mobile Job Center

Mobile Job Center bus

The Mobile Job Center visits communities in Baltimore city to provide support where access to services can be challenging.

What can the Mobile Job Center help with?

The Mobile Job Center offers computers, books, information, and assistance for job seekers and career changers in Baltimore city.

The vehicle features twelve individual computer workstations, a print collection, and library staff to help with:

  • Basic computer assistance
  • Creating résumés and cover letters
  • Databases on careers and test preparation
  • Information on training programs
  • Job searching and completing applications
  • Preparing for job interviews
  • Referrals to job and career organizations
  • Referrals to Adult Basic Education and GED classes
  • Registering for the Maryland Workforce Exchange
  • Signing up for an email address

The Mobile Job Center is also equipped with a handicap lift as well as a large HDTV screen inside the vehicle for presentations, classes, and demonstrations. An awning and additional exterior HDTV screen allow for expanded group presentations.

Where can I find the Mobile Job Center?

Locations

Currently, the Mobile Job Center schedules stops in the following communities:

Requests

If you would like to request the Mobile Job Center for your community event, please fill out the Mobile Job Center Request Form.

Schedule

Fall Schedule (PDF)

Exceptions to regular schedule

  • No service on the following days:
    • Labor Day (Monday, September 4, 2017)
    • Columbus Day (Monday, October 9, 2017)
    • Veterans Day (Friday, November 10, 2017)
    • Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 23, 2017)
    • Christmas Day (Monday, December 25, 2017)
  • No service when undergoing scheduled maintenance (for approximately one week starting Tuesday, September 5; for approximately one week starting Monday, October 23; for approximately two weeks starting Monday, December 18)
  • Vehicle will be at the following locations on the following dates:
    • Wednesday, September 27, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Participation in "WorkBaltimore: Empowerment to Employment Convention" through our regular Wednesday stops
    • Friday, September 29, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Kaiser Permanente Barber Shop and Beauty Salon Health and Wellness Initiative working with Short Cutz Salon at 330 N. Paca St., Baltimore, MD 21201 and Illusions Barber Shop at 536 W. Franklin St., Baltimore, MD 21201. The Mobile Job Center will be stationed in the PMS parking lot at Mulberry and Diamond Streets immediately behind the Barber Shop.
    • Saturday, September 30, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Mayor’s Resource Fair and Call to Action at the Lillian S. Jones Rec. Center at 1310 N Stricker St., Baltimore, MD 21217
    • Saturday, October 7, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Planned Parenthood of Maryland Resource Fair at the Lexington Market, N. Howard St., Baltimore, MD 21201
    • Friday, October 20, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Kaiser Permanente Barber Shop and Beauty Salon Health and Wellness Initiative working with New Beginnings Barber Shop at 1047 Hollins St., Baltimore, MD 21223 and Vanity the Salon at 1052 W. Baltimore St. Baltimore, MD 21223. The Mobile Job Center will be stationed at numbers 7 through 11, S. Arlington St. 21223.
    • Monday, November 13, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. DRU Judy Center Parent Job Fair at the Dorothy I. Height Elementary School, 2235 N. Fulton Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217
    • Friday, November 17, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Kaiser Permanente Barber Shop and Beauty Salon Health and Wellness Initiative working with Short Cutz Salon at 330 N. Paca St., Baltimore, MD 21201 and Illusions Barber Shop at 536 W. Franklin St., Baltimore, MD 21201. The Mobile Job Center will be stationed in the PMS parking lot at Mulberry and Diamond Streets immediately behind the Barber Shop.
    • Friday, December 8, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Kaiser Permanente Barber Shop and Beauty Salon Health and Wellness Initiative working with New Beginnings Barber Shop at 1047 Hollins St., Baltimore, MD 21223 and Vanity the Salon at 1052 W. Baltimore St. Baltimore, MD 21223. The Mobile Job Center will be stationed at numbers 7 through 11, S. Arlington St. 21223.


For more information on schedules and locations, email gojobs@prattlibrary.org, or call 410-396-5429. 

Mobile Job Center - front and side photos combo

Support for the Mobile Job Center is provided by BGE, an Exelon company.

BGE, and Exelon company (logos)

Where can I find more information on job and career resources from the Enoch Pratt Free Library?

The Job Seeker’s Toolkit provides access to information on:

  • researching a career
  • finding a job online
  • completing an application
  • preparing a resume and cover letter
  • preparing for a job interview
  • library classes and programs

Job and career workshops and services offered at the Library are listed on the Library’s online calendar of events.

The Job and Career Information Center provides additional resources including information on upcoming programs at Central Library and Branches.

Where can I find more information about getting a job?

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, or DLLR, “provides job development and employment training as well as access to the Maryland Workforce Exchange: a powerful online job seeker/workforce services system which provides a complete set of employment tools in one website.”

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, or MOED, “coordinates and directs workforce development initiatives responsive to the needs of Baltimore City employers and job seekers.”