What We Do / Workforce Development

Career Training

Humanim’s career training programs provide job seekers with the skills and knowledge required for in-demand careers. Each program is custom designed to meet the needs of employers and give job seekers a competitive edge. Trainees participate in comprehensive job skills training, where they are eligible to receive nationally recognized certification. At the completion of training, graduates receive job placement support, many of whom are placed in successful careers within our network of competitive employers.

Current Training Programs


This 10 week program prepares Baltimore City residents, ages 18-29 for employment in administrative positions. Participants are trained in office skills, such as using Microsoft Office and Google documents, and go through an extended training program to receive one of three nationally recognized certifications: Microsoft Office Specialist, Certified Medical Administration Assistant or Professional Administrative Certificate of Excellence. At completion, participants are placed into entry-level administrative positions at partnering anchor institutions.


Humanim’s culinary training program provides free training and certification for people interested in a career in the culinary industry. Delivered in partnership with Moveable Feast, the program includes 12 weeks of basic culinary and safety skills training led by a professional chef, along with hands-on experience in a commercial kitchen. In addition to culinary instruction, trainees receive customer service training, case management, financial education, resume building and customized job placement support. Trainees are also eligible to receive ServeSafe certification along with nationally recognized customer service certification. Our graduates are successfully placed in careers at hotels, upscale restaurants, country clubs, and more.


The Baltimore Elite Service Training is one of Humanim’s most popular customer service training programs. With an 80% job placement rate, this 6 week program prepares East Baltimore City residents with the essential skills needed for success in customer service related careers. In addition to classroom training, participants receive one-on-one financial coaching, case management, job placement support, and are eligible to receive the National Retail Federation Certification.

Hopkins Local

Johns Hopkins University and Health System has launched a citywide local hiring initiative called Hopkins HireLocal. This initiative aims to increase the number of city residents that are employed at Johns Hopkins institutions. Humanim Inc. is partnering with Johns Hopkins to identify qualified city residents who are interested in various targeted entry level positions. If you are a Baltimore City resident interested in a great career opportunity, please contact us at teljobs@humanim.com. Learn more about this hiring initiative here.