Georgia Vocational Solutions

Take the first steps to rebuilding your life.

Georgia Vocational Solutions offers people of challenged backgrounds and circumstances the opportunities to rebuild their lives through vocational skills training. Register today to learn more about our program and how we can help you.

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Introducing GVS

Georgia Vocational Solutions

Welcome to Georgia Vocational Solutions #GVS

Here at GVS our sole focus is to train, employ, and empower disadvantaged workers by providing state-of-the-art vocational skills training and job readiness education for the purpose of aiding them in obtaining a livable wage job.

We pride ourselves on our job placement strategies and network that have provided training and employment opportunities for countless people across Georgia’s various counties. We do this for the sole purpose of reducing recidivism in our communities and helping to individuals to sustain themselves through proper employment. We do this by incorporating:

State-of-the-art Training
Job Readiness Resources
Job Placement Services
Family Services
Classes

Technical Certifications

Find the skill that works for your personality and goals. All courses feature a job readiness or entrepreneur success workshop for maximum opportunity building. 

Servsafe Food Managers

Interested in opening a food truck or working in a 5-star restaurant? In this course. you'll get hands on food handling techniques and safety training.

OSHA Certified Forklift

This OSHA forklift certification course allows drivers to qualify for fulfillment and manufacturing job opportunities nationwide.

HVAC Apprenticeship

Become a skilled HVAC technician with our comprehensive course. Learn the ins and outs of HVAC systems and gain the knowledge and hands-on experience needed for a rewarding career in the field.

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Obtain your CDL with our comprehensive course. Learn the necessary skills and regulations to operate commercial vehicles.

Medical Coding & Billing

Embark on a career in healthcare administration with our medical billing and coding course. Learn the skills to accurately translate medical records and contribute to the efficient functioning of healthcare facilities.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Become a lifesaving first responder with our EMT course. Learn critical medical skills and emergency response techniques preparing you for a rewarding career.

GVS Day Job Fair Attendees

Jobs Placed for Prior Convicted Individuals

Jobs Placed for Veterans

Why Choose Us

You could be our next success story

Georgia Vocational Solutions continually defies the odds every week. With the growing stigma that society has on people who have made mistakes in their lives, we have been able to train and find employment opportunities for our students. 

"Great experience with Georgia Vocational Solutions. Exceptional professional and very knowledgeable on resources and a vast number of amazing employment opportunities!!! Highly recommended from my own personal experience. You won’t regret their services."

Tenisha Phillips 

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Join our community

Our partners across Metro-Atlanta enable us to expand our reach. We’ve partnered with several eager second chance and veteran friendly employers to find great job opportunities for our local residents. 

Our Campus

Visit us at our welcome center

Have questions that you really want to sit with someone and ask? Our campus is open Monday through Friday. Come to weekly intake Wednesday through Friday from 10am -2pm. 

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Hiring Workshops

We host hiring workshops every month for both prior convicted individuals and veterans.

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GVS Day Job Fair

Mark your calendars for a day of empowerment, where innovation meets opportunity, and where your dreams take center stage. Join us for our quarterly GVS Day Job and Resource Fair where we bring together a diverse array of industries, experts, and organizations dedicated to shape your professional journey.

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Expert Mentor

Join GVS every quarter for our Micro Job and Resource Fairs to learn of immediate job openings and available resources for job seekers and their families. 

Who We Support

We have solutions just for you

We get it, we’re not necessarily for everyone, and that’s okay. We provide services that are tailored to individuals who need an advocate and support system right now. 

Prior Convicted

Every year, nearly 700,000 people are released from American prisons, and an estimated 9 million are released from jail. According to the National Institute of Justice, almost two-thirds of them are arrested again within three years. Our services are here to help you avoid reentering the Georgia penal system.

Veterans

With a deep commitment to empowering veterans, providing employment opportunities, and promoting excellence, GVS has developed our veterans program to bridge the gap between military service and civilian employment.

Family Services

We understand the problems of applying for employment and having your family weigh in the balance. GVS has connected with several local resources that can aid you while you’re looking for employment.

Employers

While we have a heavy emphasis on aiding students, we recognize that there are some eager and empathetic employers looking for certified and committed talent. GVS offers both opportunities for those willing to partner with us.

Prior Convicted

Every year, nearly 700,000 people are released from American prisons, and an estimated 9 million are released from jail. According to the National Institute of Justice, almost two-thirds of them are arrested again within three years. Our services are here to help you avoid reentering the Georgia penal system.

Veterans

With a deep commitment to empowering veterans, providing employment opportunities, and promoting excellence, GVS has developed our veterans program to bridge the gap between military service and civilian employment.

Family Services

We understand the problems of applying for employment and having your family weigh in the balance. GVS has connected with several local resources that can aid you while you’re looking for employment.

Employers

While we have a heavy emphasis on aiding students, we recognize that there are some eager and empathetic employers looking for certified and committed talent. GVS offers both opportunities for those willing to partner with us.

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Learn More

Have questions for us

Fill out the application below and we’ll more than gladly send you more information about our innovative program. Call us today and speak with a representative. 

For More Information

(404) 999-1604

Our Team

Meet Our Team

Meet our great list of board members and staff. 

Tony Griffin

Founder and President

SOCIAL MEDIA
Victoria Harrison

Secretary

Kristian Lyttle

Treasurer

A Monique Johnson

Dean of Student Success

Charese Griffin

Curriculum Development Director

TJ Griffin

Communications and External Affairs Director

Kim Griffin

Family & Alumni Outreach Coordinator

Julian Hill

Board Member

Publications and Events

Latest Blogs and Event Updates

We’re busy helping our community and we love the opportunity to share what’s going on. Our blog pages also have many tips for success. 

22Dec

I Need A Job After Just Getting Out Of Prison As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people.” – Joseph B.…

22Aug

Looking to Start A Forklift Job? Forklift operators operate forklifts and other equipment to distribute, store, and move goods and cargo. This job combines operating…

12Aug

I Just Need Another Chance After Going To Prison If you are still breathing, you have a second chance. -Oprah Winfrey In the tapestry of…

01Aug

When hiring for a position, many employers both in Georgia and abroad look for qualified candidates who have received a certain amount of training or…

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