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EVAS VILLAGE INC

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Partner with Eva's Workforce Development Program, whose goals are to empower, mentor and prepare clients with the knowledge, courage and tools necessary to successfully find a job. Work with Eva's clients so they can learn how to complete a job application, prepare a resume/reference page/thank you letter and do basic internet job searches. Train them on interviewing skills by working with volunteers and participating in bimonthly mock job fairs that focus on practicing interviewing.

Clients who attend the Workforce Development program are in their first weeks of Orientation (4 weeks in total) at the Halfway House Addiction Treatment Program at Eva’s Village. They are adult men and women who vary in age, education and work skills. They are referred to Eva’s by various county Drug Court Systems, detox or other treatment facilities, or simply come on their own to get help. Although many of the clients have been in prison, none are violent offenders, including sexual abuse and/or crimes against persons or children.


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About EVAS VILLAGE INC

Location:

393 MAIN ST, PATERSON, NJ 07501, US

Mission Statement

Eva’s Village is a non-profit, comprehensive, social service organization. Our mission is to combat poverty by delivering services that provide both short-term relief and long-term solutions to individuals who are struggling with hunger, homelessness, physical and behavioral health issues, and the scourge of addiction.

Description

Started in 1982 as a simple soup kitchen with the goal of feeding 30 homeless men in a church basement, Eva's has progressed to serving over 5,000 people annually through our 20 integrated anti-poverty programs. These programs address the need for Food & Housing (Community Kitchen, Emergency Shelters and Transitional Housing, Eva’s Village Apartments); Recovery & Medical (Residential Substance Use Disorder Programs for Men, Women, and Mothers with Children; Outpatient Programs for Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health; Recovery Community Center; Opioid Overdose Recovery Program; Medical & Dental Clinic); and Education, Training and Jobs (Workforce Development Program, The Culinary School at Eva’s Village, and Childcare/After-School Program).

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

393 Main StreetPaterson, NJ 07501

(40.91216,-74.17176)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Recruiting
  • Career Counseling / Coaching

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 am to noon.

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