WHW (Women Helping Women/Men2Work)
Rating: 4.94 stars 48 reviews
Issues: Homeless & Housing
Location: 1800 East McFadden Avenue, Suite 1A Santa Ana CA 92705 USA
Results: WHW experienced some amazing growth during 2013-2014. With expanded educational workshops and advanced computer training, this was the very first year in WHW history where we served more clients in our Education Program than in our Apparel Program. Our Resume Development Workshop, where clients work with Resume Coaches to create an effective resume and our Mock Interview Workshop where clients have the opportunity to be video taped as they interview and see just how they present themselves to potential empowers are two of our most popular workshops. Advanced computer classes on Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are at capacity every week and our LinkedIn Workshop which included professional photos was a favorite. One WHW clients sums it up this way, “You helped me create a resume, build my skills, prepare for interviewing and build my self-confidence. I wouldn’t have this great job today if it weren’t for all of you.” 2013-2014 WHW Highlights •6534 Employment Success Program Clients served, an increase of almost 49%! •3388 Clients attended WHW Educational Workshops and Computer Training •2642 Clients received Professional Apparel and Accessories •1051 Volunteers provided 23,116 hours of service •275 Nonprofit partners sent WHW their clients •WHW received 2,645 inkind donations to support our clients •WHW supporters held 86 Clothing Drives to support WHW job seekers
Target demographics: Challenged job seekers looking to overcome barriers to employment.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 6,000+ job seekers will be ready for employment success!
Geographic areas served: Orange County, California
Programs: WHW offers a comprehensive Employment Success Program (ESP) for men, women and teens at no charge or obligation focused on the power of employment and economic self-sufficiency supporting over 6,000 job seekers annually from over 275 partner agencies.
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