Employment Support for Housing Insecure Individuals - Skills for Rhode Island's Future

Providence, RI 02903

Posted: 11/13/2020 Industry: Other Job Number: 2306

Job Description

SkillsRI is offering immediate job training and/or placement support to individuals at high risk of losing their housing through either eviction or foreclosure.

Rhode Island residents considered housing insecure may apply to this SkillsRI job training and/or placement program to acquire and/or retain accessible, affordable and quality housing and financial stability.

Participants of the program will work with a recruiter/employment navigator who will meet one on one with each potential program participant. The recruiter will perform an assessment, gather information about the individual’s employment history, understand the individual’s career interests and job aspirations, and ultimately identify whether the individual needs additional career enhancement services to become job ready, what job training programs might be appropriate, and/or to place the individual in a job.

Who is Eligible:

  • Individuals at risk of losing their housing
  • Individuals living in substandard housing
  • Homeless Rhode Islanders

How to Apply:

Individuals interested in applying, or agencies contacting SkillsRI on behalf of a community member may call Shawnee Taveras Lopez at 401-680-5963 or apply for the program through this job posting.

About SkillsRI:

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future (SkillsRI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping unemployed and underemployed Rhode Islander’s secure jobs that pay well, transforming lives through meaningful employment and economic mobility. This opportunity is offered through a grant from RIHousing.

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Shawnee Taveras Lopez

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