The scope of services provided to our participants will include but not be limited to the following:
- Community citizenship
- Mentoring for higher self-reliance
- Mentoring for higher self-esteem
- Mentoring for increased independence (personally and financially)
- Training and resources to find and keep a family wage job
- Use a strength based approach to mentoring low income individuals to find and keep a family wage job.
- Establish a positive working relationship using the Strengthsfinder test and building confidence with our participants.
- Incorporate an individual centered marketing strategy highlighting a person’s unique qualities and accomplishments.
- Incorporate 21st century strategies for applying and interviewing for family wage jobs.
- Implement a one on one training method that is designed for the specific needs of each participant.
- Establish a mentoring relationship that will continue a minimum of six months from their date of hire.
- Strengthfinders test
- Individual centered resume
- College entrance
- Interview skills
- Professional development
- Strength based management
- Improved communication (building trust)
- Generational strategies
- Family wage job search and placement
- Job mentoring
- Giving back
- Job mentoring to include conflict resolution and engagement
- One on one interview with participants
- Assessment of experience, barriers, and desires for a full time family wage job
- One on one mentoring through all program milestones using in-person meetings, online training, email, and telephone interactions
- Monthly evaluations to monitor and improve performance (results) throughout the training process
- Every participant has the right to privacy, confidentiality, equal opportunity, and freedom from harassment
- Every participant will have easy access to program resources and training
- Every participant will approve all strategies and modifications to our program to ensure all program outcomes
How can we make a difference? According to the World Health Organization; the determinants that make people healthy include:
- Income and social status – higher income and social status are linked to better health. The greater the gap between the richest and poorest people, the greater the differences in health.
- Education – low education levels are linked with poor health, more stress and lower self-confidence.
- Social support networks – greater support from families, friends and communities is linked to better health.1