Our Mission

WRTP/BIG STEP is a 501(c)3 nonprofit workforce intermediary dedicated to connecting people to family-sustaining jobs.

Our mission is to enhance the ability of public and private sector organizations to recruit, develop, and retain a more diverse, qualified workforce in construction, manufacturing and emerging sectors of the regional economy.

By being industry led, worker centered, and community focused, WRTP/BIG STEP helps under-employed, under-served, and under-represented individuals succeed in well-paying careers while exceeding industry’s workforce needs.

The Latest

Compete Milwaukee Applications Accepted Through June 9th, 2017

The Compete Milwaukee Transitional Jobs Work Experience Training Program is currently accepting applications from eligible candidates. See flyer for details, and register now as space is limited!

Click here to view flyer.

New WRTP/BIG STEP Office Open at MATC in Walker’s Square

We are proud to announce the start of the Milwaukee Skilled Trades Consortium, a partnership with the MATC Education Center at Walker’s Square. Join us for our open house on April 6th to celebrate this new partnership.