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Employment First

Meet John

Workforce Challenge

John has been on food assistance for multiple years and all the EF staff is familiar with this customer. He has a hard time finding employment, so he has remained in Employment First.

Workforce Solution

He has the opportunity to choose another workfare site in order to do his hours for Employment First, but he has chosen stay with the arc and complete his hours there.

Outcomes & Benefits

The customer was recognized from the Arc and they offered him a position. Through the Arc, he actually received employee of the month. EF staff had the opportunity to tour the Arc and the state volunteer coordinator knew exactly who John was because of his employee of the month and his great work with the Arc. EF was excited to see John get a job and recognized for his great work.

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