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Compete Milwaukee Transitional Jobs ProgramEn Español

Compete Milwaukee workersCompete Milwaukee is a partnership between the Mayor, Common Council, workforce development agencies and private employers, created in 2014, with the goal of connecting unemployed and underemployed Milwaukeeans with employment opportunities.  It accomplishes this by providing unemployed city residents temporary work in a variety of professional disciplines, while at the same time providing job readiness training, career counseling and ultimately, a pathway to family supporting employment.

To Apply For a Transitional Job With UMOS You Must:

Reside within the following area:
(N. Sherman Blvd. on the west, W. Silver Spring Dr. on the north, I-43 on the east, W. Mitchell Street on the south).

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Be 18 - 64 years old at the time of enrollment. If 24 years of age or older, MUST be the biological, adoptive or primary relative caregiver of a child under the age of 18.

Have one of the following:

• a child support order
• a child welfare
   reunification plan
• be an ex-offender

Not be receiving W-2 benefits and not be eligible to receive Unemployment Insurance Compensation.
Have been unemployed for the last four (4) consecutive calendar weeks prior to enrollment.

Have an annual household income that is less than 150% of the federal poverty guideline for the household size.

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Contact UMOS at 414-389-6000
to learn about transitional jobs, eligibility requirements, work site placements, training and more.

UMOS_Milwaukee Job Center Southeast
2701 South Chase Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207

Compete Milwaukee Alumni, Jacqueline Matheny and Mayor Tom Barrett
Compete Milwaukee Alumni, Jacqueline Matheny, recognized by Mayor Tom Barrett at the 2016 Mayor’s State of the City Address.