New Member: Phoenix Hometown Hires, Wilmington, North Carolina

Sep 12, 2017 No Comments by

The Alliance welcomes new member Phoenix Hometown Hires, a nonprofit in North Carolina’s Cape Fear region that helps job seekers attain employment and improve their economic stability. Job seekers initially participate in Jobs Week, a 32-hour week-long workshop that equips them with skills needed to find and maintain employment. People who are working continue with […]

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Wheels to Work finds strong employer demand for transit services

Aug 25, 2017 No Comments by

Alliance member Hope Network in Grand Rapids, Michigan launched Wheels to Work in June of 2016 to address a gap in public transit services to Walker, a nearby suburb where many manufacturing firms are located. A year later, they have provided over 70,000 rides, connecting new hires and incumbent workers with over 15 participating employers, some […]

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TeenForce merges with Silicon Valley Children’s Fund

Jul 10, 2017 No Comments by

Alliance member TeenForce in San Jose has joined forces with its long-time partner Silicon Valley Children’s Fund in a move designed to strengthen its services to help foster youth successfully transition out of care and on to professional career paths. John Hogan, founder and CEO of TeenForce, will serve as Vice President, Career Services of […]

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New Member: Juma Ventures

May 30, 2017 No Comments by

The Alliance welcomes Juma Ventures, founded in 1993 in San Francisco, and today providing staffing services in nine cities nationwide. Juma employs young adults (ages 18-21) while also providing them with soft skills certification, money management training, career exploration and life supports designed to position them for long-term success. Juma recruits and hires candidates willing […]

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GoodWork Staffing opens first on-site office

May 09, 2017 No Comments by

Alliance member GoodWork Staffing recently became the primary vendor for two well-known distribution centers located in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. As a result, GoodWork Staffing has opened its first on-site office and currently has over 100 employees working and 100 more orders to fill for picking/packing positions! Opening an on-site office was a growth goal […]

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