Employment Services

The Boston Employment Network provides jobseekers with the individualized job search supports needed to secure employment in their career interest area. Services provided include individual support from an Employment Specialist, classroom based career readiness curriculum and computer labs for jobseekers to conduct their own independent job search.

ST. FRANCIS HOUSE

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Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program
(MAP) 39 Boylston Street, 4th Floor,
Boston MA
(617) 654-1257

MAP is a 14-week intensive classroom-based program designed to help students identify their talents, strengths and abilities and use them for obtaining employment and meaningful careers. Classroom topics include job readiness and basic computer skills, overcoming barriers to employment, personal development and career exploration.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MAP PROGRAM INCLUDE:

  • Sober transitional housing
  • Weekly stipend for participation
  • MBTA pass
  • Image consulting and professional work attire
  • Resume writing and job search assistance
  • One-on-one support from an Employment Specialist
  • Case management services (including access to legal assistance)
  • Support services through the MAP alumni program

Individuals with histories of homelessness, substance abuse and incarceration are encouraged to apply.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • Be over the age of 18
  • Experiencing homelessness (verification of homelessness is required)
  • Be sober for a minimum of 30 days (verification of sobriety is required)
  • Commit to a sober lifestyle
  • Be able to read and write independently in English
  • Have immediate intentions of finding employment
  • Commit to the hours of MAP (9am-3pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, 9am-12pm Weds, Fri)

To learn more about the Moving Ahead Program and to enroll, attend an information session on Tuesday or Thursday at 10:30am on the 4th floor of St. Francis House. No appointment is required.

PROJECT PLACE

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PROJECT PLACE

1145 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118
(617) 542-3740 info@projectplace.org

 

 

communIty Re-entRy foR Women (cReW)

CREW provides an avenue of reintegration for female offenders from the Suffolk County House of Correction though wrap­around services including: job readiness and life-skills instruction; intensive case management and re-entry supports with the goals of employment, housing & reducing recidivism.

PARTNERSHIPS TO OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN IN RE-ENTRY (POWR)
POWR is a partnership of multiple local agencies targeting women ex-offenders and providing wrap-around case managementservices within 180 days of re-entry. POWR provides an opportunity to engage in job training, job skills, mental health services, mentoring and paid for work opportunities with the goal to reduce recidivism and unemployment.

HOMELESS VETERANS REINTEGRATION PROGRAM (HVRP)

HVRP provides tailored case management services for veterans and their families. Through our Homeless Veterans ReintegrationProgram (HVRP) we provide traditional support services and, in addition, participants are assessed for veteran’s benefit eligibility,provided referrals for specific needs and are given assistance in obtaining discharge papers (DD214).

NEW ENGLAND CENTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANS

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17 Court Street, Boston, MA

 

 

THE VETERANS TRAINING SCHOOL (VTS)

VTS is a vital resource for former military men and women seeking economic independence in the civilian community. VTS staffmembers work individually with each Veteran helping to provide a sense of direction and viable pathways during their quest for meaningful employment and independent living.

Staff members continuously monitor student performance, job-seeking success, and promote employment retention once a job is secured, providing each Veteran with an outlook of confidence and success.

The VTS is comprised of three components, all provided at our Center located at 17 Court Street, Boston:

  • Training – Vocational and Life Skills classes
  • Employment Services (including paid internships)
  • Information Resource Center (IRC)

For information regarding the Vocational Track Courses

please contact Tony Padilla at 617 371-1736/tony.padilla@nechv.org

For information regarding Employment Services

please contact John Silva at 617 371-1742/ john.silva@nechv.orgor Christine Pineda at 617 371-1751 christine.pineda@nechv.org

For further information about the IRC

please contact Chuck Santos at 617-371-1786 chuck.santos@nechv.org

IMPACT EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

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105 Chauncy Street, 5th floor Boston, MA 02111
O (617) 892 7974 • F (617) 556-0094

JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE TRACK

Assistance with development of resume, cover letters, job applications, and interview skills

We offer:

  • Basic computer proficiency skills
  • Transportation assistance while you are job searching
  • Interview clothing

You are welcome to participate in our programs if you are:

  • interested in getting a job now or in the future
  • homeless in Boston or residing in PSI housing
  • authorized to work in USA

CAREER ADVANCEMENT TRACK

Identifying career goals, referrals to employers offering career pathways in jobs paying Boston living wage

Targeted Industries: Healthcare, Human Services, Information Technology, Pet Services

We offer:

  • Free intermediate and advanced (A+ certification) computer training
  • Financial support to assist with job training fees
  • Financial incentives for reaching career based milestones
  • National Career Readiness Certification
  • Transportation assistance when you attend training or job searching
  • Interview clothing, uniforms, and tools
  • Other support based on individual needs

We have open enrollment. Come to our office any day at 10:30 AM to attend program orientation

For more information on any of these programs, please contact:

Client Services Specialist617.892.7975

Office Hours:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8 am–4:30 pm Thurs 8 am–7 pm

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