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

Spring and Summer Schedule (PDF)

Exceptions to regular schedule

  • No service on the following days:
    • Independence Day (Tuesday, July 4, 2017)
    • Labor Day (Monday, September 4, 2017)
  • No service when undergoing scheduled maintenance (for approximately two weeks starting Friday July 21st)
  • Vehicle will be at the following locations on the following dates:
    • 7/8, 9:00am-3pm Job Fair, 700 Block of Ashburton Street, Baltimore, MD 2121
    • 7/15, 9:30am-3:30pm 18th Annual Resource Fair Whitestone Baptist Church, 3001 Baker St, Baltimore, MD 2121
    • 8/12, 10:00am-7:00pm African American Festival at Druid Hill Park, Druid Park Lake Dr., Baltimore, MD 2121
    • 8/18, 11:00am-4:00pm Western District Resource Day, 1034 N Mount St, Baltimore, MD 2121
    • 8/26, 9:00am-3:30pm Perkins Square Baptist Church, 2500 Edmondson Avenue Baltimore, MD 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.”