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Rising Through Economic Mobility

Our software empowers entry to mid-level job seekers to find careers, training, and wraparound services to get and keep a job.

How do we rise?
We rise together.
We connect un(der)employed job candidates to careers, training, and resources while providing analytics for employers, nonprofits, and grantmakers.

Join us in helping communities and cities rise.

Get Started
The Job Seekers Journey
1

Register for a free profile on RiseKit

Create a custom-profile to track progress, receive email and text alerts about jobs, career fairs, and supportive services.
2

Resume creation

Input past work experience, education, and skills and we provide you with a professional resume.
3

Fill out a barriers and challenges questionnaire

Helps us determine how we can support your job search as we learn what might be holding you back from getting hired or keeping a job.
4

Gain access to training programs & supportive services.

Use our wide network of resources to maximize your potential. Gain the skills needed to secure higher paying jobs and opportunities.
5

Get hired & help your city Rise

Apply to available positions listed on our job board, secure interviews, and gain employment. Share your experience using RiseKit to help someone else in your city rise.
We are here to help.

No matter what zip code in which you are born, you deserve access to a career pathway.

We help communities rise by empowering entry to mid-level job candidates with the necessary tools to seek and gain long-lasting employment. Through our purpose-driven software, we allow a large network of employers, nonprofits, city governments, and workforce development organizations to gain valuable insight into their communities and hire often overlooked local talent.

Our network is your network.
AIDS Foundation Of Chicago
The Safe and Sound Return Partnership (SSRP) is a three-year program that will help coordinate services for returning citizens living with HIV and AIDS. SSRP will leverage the existing infrastructure of AFC’s Correction Program, which has partners within the Cermak Health Services/Cook County Jail, Cook County’s public health system while strengthening existing partnerships and establishing new collaborations.
Bright Star
Bright Star's mission is to empower residents to share in the responsibility of building community through resource development and collaborative partnerships. We will accomplish our mission by developing innovative performance-based practices and programs to address the need for Violence Prevention, Community Engagement, Economic Development, Education, Healthy Children/Youth and Families.
Clayco
As an employer partner, Clayco is one of the nation's largest privately-owned real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build and construction firms.
Community Council of Greater Dallas
Defy Ventures
Defy’s entrepreneurial programs equip formally incarcerated individuals with new skills, new connections, and a new belief to match their new purpose, and succeed in their new life of economic independence. Their vision is to cut recidivism in half by leveraging entrepreneurship to increase economic opportunities + transform lives.
European Wax Center©
Genesys Works (Chicago)
Genesys Works' mission is to provide pathways to career success for high school students in underserved communities through skills training, meaningful work experiences, and impactful relationships. We envision a future when all youth finish high school equipped and empowered with the knowledge and skills required to achieve career success and a lifetime of economic self-sufficiency.
Georgia Center for Opportunity
Hiring Well Doing Well
Lakeside Alliance
Builder of the Obama Presidential Center, Lakeside Alliance was formed to create a new paradigm that merges community, capability and opportunity. They are determined and dedicated to shift the socioeconomic landscape of the construction industry and level the playing field for the individuals it serves.
Lasalle Network
LaSalle Network is a staffing, recruiting, and culture firm. Their team works to match your potential, passion, and experience, to a company and career that’s right for you.
ReWork Training
Improving outcomes for Chicago’s underrepresented communities and diversifying tech through a free 8-week sales training and placement program.
Teamwork Englewood
Teamwork Englewood's mission is to improve the quality of life of the residents and stakeholders of Englewood by facilitating economic, educational and social opportunities.
Turner Construction
As an employer partner, Turner has a culture that promotes an injury-free environment and provides the safest workplace possible for their employees, subcontractors, clients and others who enter our construction sites. Turner strives to be the highest value provider of global construction services and technical expertise.
University of Chicago
The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. In partnership with their neighbors, they invest in Chicago's mid-South Side across such areas as health, education, economic growth, and the arts. Together, with their medical center, they are the largest private employer on the South Side.
Yearup
Year Up’s mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by ensuring that young adults gain the skills, experiences, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through careers and higher education.
i.c. stars
i.c.stars works to activate a technology community of change agents to power social and economic freedom. Working with low-income young adults, providing them with employment opportunities and preparing them for community-based advocacy allows us to achieve our social purpose.

Impact & News

How Stand Together and RiseKit are partnering to break employment barriers for millions of Americans: 3 Key Benefits
October 1, 2020
How Stand Together and RiseKit are partnering to break employment barriers for millions of Americans: 3 Key Benefits
Stand Together invests $750,000 in RiseKit to develop and scale its workforce solution platform
Meet Dario Medina | Co-founder and VP of Operations at RiseKit
September 23, 2020
Meet Dario Medina | Co-founder and VP of Operations at RiseKit
Dario Medina has been with RiseKit since January 2020 as co-founder and VP of Operations
RiseKit Success Story: Demetrius Jennings
September 21, 2020
RiseKit Success Story: Demetrius Jennings
See what former RiseKit intern, Demetrius Jennings is up to today.
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