Opportunities for Change
Collaborations with local community partners; to teach basic computer skills through intermediate MS Office Suite Programs; offering basic typing skills from beginning to advance; as well as offering a three-part 90-minute interactive financial session.
Provides revenue-producing enterprises include, but not limited to resale of plants and small shrubs grown by OFC; resale of prison art createdby OFC’s clients
Future revenue-producing enterprises; refurbished computer sales; auto repair/resale; painting/drywall repair and other minor homeimprovement; Farmers Market- landscape services; and a call-center;
Hosting of the “ Jobs for Life” program, an eight week (sixteen sessions) work readiness program implementing the fundamentals of workplace success through:
establishing mentoring partnerships, implementing career & skills assessments; identifying community resources; establishing employer round-table discussions; teaching customer service, networking & conflict resolution skills; and overcoming roadblocks.
Workforce Training and Development