Having a stable job is key to building an independent, stable life. By providing a "hand up" and not a "hand out," Interfaith is able to help our clients get back on their feet and become self-sufficient by obtaining and retaining secure employment. Click here to download more information on our employment programs.

VOCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Interfaith assists clients in their pursuit of self-sufficiency by helping them research, prepare for and retain stable employment. After assessing a client's needs, volunteer vocational planners and employment services staff work with clients one-on-one to set employment goals and objectives through a customized plan. Clients meet with staff regularly to work through each step of their plan, receiving the direction and encouragement they need to succeed.

Services available to clients include:

-Career assessments and employability tests
-Resume and online application preparation
-Interview preparation and self-esteem mentoring
-Job search assistance
-Advocacy to resolve legal issues affecting employability
Filing for unemployment/CalJOBS
-Researching and/or applying for school and training opportunities, financial aid, scholarships and grants
-Workshops on typing, computer skills, and soft skills

TRANSITIONAL YOUTH ACADEMY

Interfaith's Transitional Youth Academy (TYA) Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program supports youth who are dedicated to improving their academic and career outcomes, and life skills. The program combones academic support with intensive mentoring, leadership development, career development, and opportunities for paid internships to increase work readiness. The goal of the program is to prepare students for job placement and completion of their high school diploma, GED, trade school, certificate program, or other post secondary educational programs.

Program objectives include:
-Promote successful completion of GED, High School Diploma, or other academic program
-Promote entering higher education program, trade school, or certificate program
-Increase leadership and civic engagement
-Increase work readiness skills
-Place every client in a job, or secure a higher paying job

For more information about the program and eligibility requirements, please contact Shay Gebler, Program Manager, at sgebler@interfaithservices.org

Click here to download more information on our Transitional Youth Academy WIOA Program.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMPLOYERS

Is your business or organization looking for qualified employees to join your team? Interfaith has a full-time Job Developer that will help you fill your open positions at no-cost with job seekers that possess the appropriate experience and qualifications to suit your needs.

For more information about about how Interfaith can help connect your business with qualified job seekers, please contact Tiffany Hance, Job Developer, at thance@interfaithservices.org

VETERANS PROGRAMS

Interfaith is committed to helping veterans find sustainable employment opportunities. We network with local employers and vocational training programs, as well as providing coaching to help our veterans become job ready.

These services include:

-Work readiness training
-Resume preparation
-Job search assistance

Specialized employment assistance is also available for female veterans and veteran families.

For more information about about how Interfaith can help you find a sustainable employment opportunity, please contact Tiffany Hance, Job Developer, at thance@interfaithservices.org

NORTH COUNTY LABOR CONNECTION

North County Labor Connection (NCLC) is a neutral location where laborers can connect with employers for daily, temporary, or permanent job needs. Job connections are available Monday - Saturday and typically include home improvement projects, painting, moving, yard work, construction cleanup, and more. Skilled labor, such as masonry and tile work, is also available with requests made in advance.