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MISSION & PURPOSE: Restore For Life (RFL) is a non-profit organization created in 2002 as a training and counseling resource center. RFL’s training sessions are designed to educate, as well as develop and strengthen the self-esteem and confiden... Read more
Restore For Life (RFL) is a non-profit organization created in 2002 as a training and counseling resource center. RFL’s training sessions are designed to educate, as well as develop and strengthen the self-esteem and confidence of young adults. RFL’s mission is to primarily restore purpose in the lives of young parents, empowering each one with skills to succeed. RFL ultimately serves low-income parents in need of a helping hand. RFL empowers our participants to become self-sufficient, independent and productive members of society.
PROGRAMS & SERVICES:
Our program features a series of training sessions to include computer and interviewing skills that will ultimately develop career competency. Additionally, we offer basic TV production sessions. Our workshops include:
1. Interview skills training
This session focuses on everything from effective resume writing, job searches, job applications, preparing for a job interview and landing the job. There will be follow-up discussion surrounding employee/ employer expectations.
2. Computer skills training
This session focuses on computer exercises to get our participants familiar with basic computer operations. These workshops focus on the differences between hardware and software and internet navigation. The basic software skills of word, excel and power point will be reviewed. Session II will be available soon and includes media web casting, video blogging and website building.
3. Video Production training
This session focuses on the basic skills of storyboarding to include pre-production, production and post-production analysis. We will provide the tools necessary for creative storytelling through video. Session II will be available soon and includes hands-on video.
WHO WE’VE SERVED:
Maryland State Department of Education, Middle Schools and High Schools; Prince George’s County Executive Office, Jack Johnson; Maryland Department of Social Services; Shepard’s Cove Homeless Shelter and Prince George’s County Public Library