Employment
Step Up DC to Host Career Fair on June 1st
Calvary’s Step Up DC job placement program will host a Spring Career Fair on June 1st to introduce women at Calvary to a variety of local educational programs and employers that are currently hiring. The Spring Career Fair is open to women cur…
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Step Up DC Participants Tour Deloitte
On Tuesday, April 25th, clients from our Step Up DC program joined Calvary friends from Deloitte for a tour of their Arlington office. Women met with Deloitte operations and admin staff and had a tour of the building to learn about some of the entry…
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Step Up DC Boosts Women’s Confidence
Our job placement program, Step Up DC, has recently gone through some exciting changes. In March, we welcomed Kenisha Boone, our new Workforce Development Specialist. She comes to Calvary from the Light House and Academy of Hope Adult Public Char…
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Calvary to Host Fall Career Fair
Calvary Women’s Services will host a Fall Career Fair on Thursday, October 6th to introduce women at Calvary to a variety of local job opportunities and employers. Step Up DC, Calvary’s job placement program, connects women in Calvary’s…
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Special Opportunities for Women Seeking Employment While at Calvary
Summer has proven to be a busy season for Calvary’s employment program – Step Up DC. Step Up DC provides eligible women at Calvary with twice weekly job searching sessions, resume and LinkedIn help, and one-on-one support from Robinson Cook, our…
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Calvary Women’s Services Receives $25,000 from the Walmart Foundation to Support Step Up DC Job Placement Program
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calvary Women’s Services today announced that it has received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to further its mission of empowering women to end their homelessness and transform their lives. The grant – which was g…
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Step Up DC Volunteer Opportunities
Step Up DC connects women in Calvary’s housing programs with employers in the community, empowering them to find jobs and end their homelessness. The program is currently seeking experienced volunteers to work with women as they pursue their career…
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Job Club Helps Take the Stress out of the Job Search
The launch of the Step Up DC job placement program last fall created many new employment-related activities and opportunities at Calvary. One of the activities that has flourished since September is the Job Club, which meets on Monday nights. At thes…
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Meet Calvary’s First Job Developer
Have you heard the news? Calvary launched the Step Up DC Job Placement Program this month! We also welcomed a new staff member, Robinson Cook, who will oversee Step Up DC as our first-ever Job Developer. Even though he has only been with us a few wee…
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National Conference Focuses on “Employment First” Initiatives
By Jen Van Ness First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a keynote address during the conference on efforts to end homelessness for veterans. Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness sponsored by the Na…
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