Employment and Job Skills

Resident Services Coordinators work closely with residents interested in entering the workforce, gaining better employment, and furthering their education. This includes one on one work creating resumes, assisting with job applications, and assisting young people with finding employment opportunities or internships. Our programs include:

Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to residents at or beyond a high school level, seeking education or skills training which will demonstrably lead to gainful employment or employment advancement. This objective of the program is to defray costs of higher education and/or training for residents seeking employment or to improve their professional skills to advance in their careers.

Counselor in Training Program

Counselor in Training Program

Counselor in Training Program, available to young people that have aged out from summer camp (6th–12th grade). Young people apply for opportunities to work in summer camp as counselors. Upon successful completion, counselors receive a stipend for their work.

Computer Classes

Computer Classes

Computer classes available for adult and senior residents to gain or improve their computer literacy. Classes meet residents where they are and build on their skills to obtain proficiency in use of the internet and some Microsoft Office Suite programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The facilitators also assist residents with searching for employment.

$5,000

scholarship awards in 2018 for residents pursuing post-secondary education opportunities

$30,000

awarded since the inception of the program in 2012