Hope Works - Work Readiness

Address

3337 Summer Avenue
Memphis, TN 38122

(901) 272-3700

www.whyhopeworks.org

AKA:

CJC Jobs; DTD; HopeWorks; TTS;Ex-Offender Job Finding Assistance; CJC

Description:

NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19, AS OF 6/11/2021, ALL CLASSES ARE BEING HELD BOTH IN PERSON AS WELL AS VIRTUALLY ONLINE. THERE IS LIMITED SEATING FOR IN PERSON CLASSES; CALL FOR SCHEDULING. ONLINE PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE INTERNET ACCESS AND A LAPTOP OR TABLET WITH A CAMERA AND MICROPHONE TO ATTEND THE ONLINE PROGRAM. Provides faith-based personal and career development classes through a ten-week program that meets Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Class helps chronically unemployed or under employed persons, including justice involved persons, identify career path, improve work readiness and employee skills, and self-promotion skills. Students participate in counseling, computer practice, academic refresher and spirituality. Job search assistance is provided. Students have a chance to earn an internship opportunity. Those who need their high school equivalency diploma can work towards it while enrolled.

Hours:

Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Intake Process:

CALL OR EMAIL: (901-272-3700 x 106; email: info@whyhopeworks.org)

Program Fees:

No Fee

Eligibility:

Must be 18 years or over, read at a 6th grade level or better, be mentally and physically able to work in a competitive job market, actively participate in daily group sessions, meet attendance requirements, complete daily homework assignments and be motivated to complete the course. If taking psychotropic medications, must be compliant and stable on meds. Program targets people with little or no work history and justice involved persons. Graduates are then eligible for free GED preparation classes.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resources

Date of Official Change:

June 10, 2021

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

3337 Summer Avenue
Memphis, TN 38122

Contacts

Fran Wilson

Primary Contact

Receptionist

info@whyhopeworks.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(901) 272-3700

Fax

(901) 272-2677

Legal Status:

Faith-based

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