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Vine Maple Place

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Our mission here at Vine Maple Place is to break the cycle of generational homelessness for single parents and their children by offering safety through various housing solutions, building emotional stability and equipping parents for self-sufficiency. One vital area is in Employment Development. Our current needs are:

Employment Coaches - Good with résumés and job interviews? Volunteers assist clients with job searching, providing feedback on résumés or cover letters and conducting mock interviews. Volunteer should be motivating, flexible, have excellent communication skills, moderate computer skills and enjoy working in small group settings.

Wardrobe Stylist -- Assist with clothing for that important interview or new job

Employment Classes and Job Club are offered three times weekly: Wednesday, 1:00- 4:00 pm and 5:5-6:45; Thursday 6:00-7:15 pm; and Friday 10:00-11:45 a.m. or one-on-one as needed.

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About Vine Maple Place

Location:

PO BOX 1092, MAPLE VALLEY, WA 98038, US

Mission Statement

Vine Maple Place is a Christian organization that addresses the complex issues of family homelessness. Our mission is to break the cycle of generational homelessness for single parents and their children by offering safety through various housing solutions, building emotional stability and equipping parents for self-sufficiency.

Description

Vine Maple Place utilizes a unique and innovative approach to meet the needs of our families. Recognizing that there is a path that leads to homelessness, we strive to meet families wherever they are in their crisis, toxic stress and trauma. As a team, parents, volunteers and staff work collaboratively to implement a custom action plan that emphasizes each family members' strengths, assets and challenges.
We strive to meet families wherever they are on that path through:

  • Housing Stability
  • Financial Skills Education
  • Employment and Livable-wage Development
  • Life Skills
  • Counseling
  • Child and Youth Program
Education & Literacy
Employment
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

21730 Dorre Don Way SEMaple Valley, WA 98038

(47.40674,-122.03563)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Internet Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • Employment Classes are offered three times weekly. We are looking for consistency, but not necessarily every week.
  • A volunteer screening and background check will be required.

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