The Employment Center is a newly renovated facility with designated spaces for job seeking and skill building activities such as dance, drumming, meditation, and Tai Chi. The Employment Center will be a resource for OOD Participants, Temp-to-Hire Clients, High School Students, as well as individuals in recovery programs and with criminal backgrounds. Computer stations will be available for job searching and will be monitored by Turning Gears’ staff to provide assistance.
The Employment Center will launch a Temp-to-Hire Agency for adults seeking employment on June 4, 2018. The Temp-to-Hire Agency will focus on placing individuals in permanent employment after 90 days on the job.
The Employment Center will also run a program for High School students that will run on Tuesdays starting September 17, 2018 from 4 pm-6 pm. The program will have an emphasis on providing assistance with resume building and interview training in addition to activities of dance, drumming, meditation, and Tai Chi.