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

Opportunities with Harley-Davidson

Call us at (414) 342-9787 to learn about our next information session for candidates interested in entry-level positions with Harley-Davidson starting in 2017. We will continue to recruit qualified candidates for opportunities as machine operators, assemblers, and forklift operators. Positions are temporary with full-time hours and overtime potential. See our flyer for details!

BIG STEP’s First 40 Years

Vince ToranOn June 9th, we celebrated the 40th anniversary of the BIG STEP program. The event gave us the chance to highlight the incredible impact that BIG STEP has had in connecting individuals to family-sustaining careers in the skilled trades. It also allowed us to honor everyone who created the vision for our organization and laid the foundation in making it a tremendous success.

To read about those who made BIG STEP possible, click here.