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37 W 7TH St Ste 200 Cincinnati OH 45202 USA


Job Readiness - Provides job seekers with soft skills to be successful, promotable employees This program focuses on job acquisition and retention In 2008 total employments reached 706, consisting of 376 new employments and 330 repeat employments The job retention rate was 80%


Job readiness: provides job seekers with soft skills to be successful, promotable employees. This program focuses on job acquisition and retention.

the phoenix program: formerly known as cirv (cincinnati initiative to reduce violence), is now referred to at cincinnati works as the phoenix program. The phoenix program is designed to help those with criminal backgrounds enter and remain in the workplace.

advancement: advancement is the forward movement in the conditions of employment whereby the stabilized employed person gains improvements in one or more of the following areas, including but not limited to: compensation, education, marketable skills, desired behavior facilitating movement along a defined career path, ultimately reaching self-sufficiency.

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Cincinnati Works is a great charity! I have had a pleasure of working with them for about two years. The impact that they have on individual lives is tremendous. Their workshop gets people in poverty encouraged and excited about getting a job. It teaches how to find a job, how to interview, how to succeed once on the job - things that simply aren't taught in school. I've volunteered to do mock interviews and you can see the hope that these folks have from Cincinnati Works. Then their job placement program works closely with corporations across the area to find and match the right job. Finally, they continue to support the whole employee for the long term with other services like financial counseling, mental health counseling, job support, and much more. The best was seeing a member with a brand new apartment key around his neck that came from his hard work. This is truly teaching people how to fish. I am a volunteer and a financial supporter. ---Matt---

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