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Open Position: Case Manager

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Case Manager STARTING PAY $21.00 - $25.00/hour, DOE APPLICATION DEADLINE August 3, 2021 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Constructing Hope’s mission is to rebuild the lives of people in our community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training and education in the construction industry. We provide no-cost, ten-week construction training programs, placement services, and career advancement support. We serve minorities, people coming from incarceration, and low-income adults. A youth summer camp provides [...]

July 25th, 2021|Categories: CH News, Employment|Tags: , , , , |

Open Position: Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

JOB POSITION Outreach and Recruitment Specialist STARTING PAY $18.00 - $22.00/hour, DOE DEADLINE August 3, 2021 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Constructing Hope’s mission is to rebuild the lives of people in our community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training and education in the construction industry. We provide no-cost, ten-week construction training programs, placement services, and career advancement support. We serve minorities, people coming from incarceration, and low-income adults. A youth summer camp [...]

July 25th, 2021|Categories: CH News, Employment|Tags: , , |

Story of Hope: Charles Potter, Fall 2016 Graduate

Charles was just 17 when he was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole. When he was released after 31 years, his felony record and lack of experience were both obstacles as he tried to find work. As someone with a criminal record, many people wouldn’t give him a chance, and Charles remembers that “a lot of doors get slammed [...]

July 13th, 2021|Categories: Stories of Hope|Tags: , |

Second Chance Employment Is a Win for Employers and Employees

Second chance employment provides a win for the formerly incarcerated person who gets to experience the dignity of work; the community wins by reducing recidivism and crime; and employers win by gaining access to valuable talent. Read More

June 24th, 2021|Categories: CH News|Tags: , |

Story of Hope: Edward Truong, Spring 2015 Graduate

Prior to Constructing Hope, Edward didn’t really have a plan for the future. He wasn’t always obeying the law and found himself in quite a bit of trouble. After being released from incarceration and with a felony background the only jobs he could find paid minimum wage, which wasn’t enough to make ends meet. Finding Constructing Hope played a huge role in providing Edward with a second chance, and an opportunity [...]

June 21st, 2021|Categories: Stories of Hope|Tags: |

Story of Hope: Lawrence Archer Fall 2017 Graduate

Flashback to early 2017. Lawrence found himself jobless, borderline homeless and overall not a happy dude. He jumped from job to job when he could get them, and just tried to get from one day to the next. Lawrence ended up learning about Constructing Hope by complete chance. His son had attended a job fair and accidentally dropped a pamphlet about Constructing Hope on the ground. As parents do, Lawrence [...]

June 14th, 2021|Categories: Stories of Hope|Tags: , |
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