SECOND CHANCE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES INC

Rating: 5 stars   12 reviews

Issues: Job Training

Location: 818 18th Street, NW Suite 420 Washington DC 20006 USA

Mission: Our mission is to promote financial security for at-risk women and their dependents through comprehensive job training and employment placement services. The vast majority of the women we serve are victims of domestic violence, though we serve other at-risk women as well. Second Chance provides free professional human resource services to help our clients enter the workforce. We establish the communication pipeline between public and private organizations who offer employment and sponsorship opportunities, we guide clients through every aspect of their job search, and we follow up with our clients for at least two years after placement. (See www.scesnet.org) The goal is to actively assist at-risk women in achieving meaningful, long-term employment positions. We have seen from experience that when these women obtain such employment, they are empowered to become truly self sufficient, to rebuild self-worth, and to leave the cycle of violence permanently. Women from all walks of life have been placed in meaningful, long term employment positions with SCES' assistance. In fact, Second Chance has placed over 600 women in such positions since we opened our doors in 2002.
Results: Over 600 women placed in meaningful, long-term employment positions; Over 1,200 women served.
Geographic areas served: DC, MD, VA, NY, and more
2009 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

Second Chance Employment Services takes the next step in assisting the abused...once they get to a shelter...how do they get out? How do they make a life for themselves? This is where Second Chance comes in...they make it possible for abused women and children from all walks of life to start anew...by getting food, shelter and clothing...as well as the economic independence that comes with gainful employment. Having been involved with this charity for many years in both an Advisory Board capacity and as a donor, and having seen the positive effects SCES has had on the lives of many...I believe this is a worthy cause.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing the positive changes it has made in the lives of the clients of SCES.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the wonderful people I have met who back this charity as well as the people who have benefitted from it.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

dedicated to the cause, and to expanding its reach worldwide.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

further expand its reach to open chapters in cities all around the US as well as to countries around the world...possibly by bringing a greater level of awareness via the UN.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-9-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

Second Chance does amazing work, helping women who have been abused becomefinancially independent. I had the privilege of being a job partner with Second Chance to help place some if their clients in positions. The candidates were excellent and well prepared and there was no fee! This is a win win situation for employers. I urge potential employers to partner with Second Chance and be part of this wonderful organization. You will get a great candidate pool and be giving back. I also urge those of you who feel in the Holiday Spirit to send donations. In preparing these women for the positions second chance needs resources.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

being able to place excellent candidates in vacant positions and helping these women to become financially independent.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

getting to know and owrk with it's founder Ludy Green.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Professional and devoted.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Help chance the world and be one step closer to stopping domestic abuse.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-12-01

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