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Haven Staffing provides bridge to work for struggling job seekers

Dec 18, 2014 No Comments by

Alliance member Haven Staffing in Laguna Hills, California began operating this summer and helps foster youth aging out of care, single mothers and veteran job seekers achieve success in the workplace. Founder Scott Henderson has numerous corporate contracts from his 23 years in the supply chain packaging business and, with Haven Staffing, aims to “harness the power of […]

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Messaging guidance for employment social enterprises

Dec 02, 2014 No Comments by

A new resource from REDF offers communications guidance for alternative staffing and other employment-focused social enterprises. The messaging guidelines recommend key words and phrases that resonate with business customers, public officials and funders, based on a survey and in-depth interviews conducted by APCO Worldwide. In communicating with business customers, for example, the report highlights the […]

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SourceAmerica adds commercial staffing services to employ veterans and people with disabilities

Nov 12, 2014 No Comments by

SourceAmerica, a nonprofit agency that brokers federal government procurement contracts with local nonprofits that train and employ people with disabilities, is developing several new lines of business including Staffing Services, targeted to commercial (private sector) customers. For decades, SourceAmerica has helped federal government agencies buy products and services from a nationwide network of nonprofit “AbilityOne” […]

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Cenikor launches new alternative staffing business in Houston

Nov 05, 2014 No Comments by

Congratulations to Cenikor Foundation on its launch of Trusted Employment Solutions (TES), a new staffing enterprise serving the Houston market and focused on helping long-term unemployed and veteran job seekers secure employment. The new business represents an expansion of Cenikor’s programs for people recovering from addiction and builds on existing relationships with some 50 area […]

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TeenForce partners to sponsor Foster Youth STEM and Work Readiness Training

Oct 28, 2014 No Comments by

Alliance member TeenForce has teamed up with Symantec, a leading technology company, and the Silicon Valley Children’s Fund to launch a Foster Youth STEM and Work Readiness Training program. The program will offer Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) training to 9th and 10th grade foster youth in Santa Clara County and provide all who […]

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