Step Up DC
Fall Career Fair at Calvary Women’s Services
Dozens of women from Calvary Women’s Services and the general public attended our annual Fall Career Fair on November 8th. From morning until early afternoon, women had the opportunity to discuss their qualifications and job opportunities with a d…
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Summer Job Fair at THEARC
THEARC is a beautiful town hall, education, and arts campus located in Washington, DC’s Ward 8. Dressed in professional attire, carrying polished, well-crafted resumes and brimming with optimism, three women participating in Step Up DC, Calvary…
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The Need to “Dress for Success”
Women at Calvary preparing for a career fair For many, looking good means feeling good. This is a notion that the women enrolled in Step Up DC (Calvary’s job placement program) know can be especially important when job searching. But finding clothe…
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“A Boost of Confidence” – Calvary’s Spring 2018 Career Fair
Last week over 65 women donned their finest business attire and attended the first biannual career fair of 2018 at Calvary Women’s Services. As part a part of Step Up DC, Calvary’s job placement program, the objective was to introduce women l…
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Calvary Women’s Services Receives $25,000 from the Walmart Foundation to Support Step Up DC Job Placement Program
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 given to the organizat…
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Dressing the Part: Lessons in How to Best Present Yourself as a Job-Seeker
Last week, volunteers from Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) DC came to Calvary to lead a workshop for women in our job placement program. Entitled “Dressing the Part”, the workshop provided practical advice to job-seeking women at Cal…
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Hunting for a Job in the Summer
Even though it’s the summer, women in Calvary’s job placement program, Step Up DC, are as busy as ever. In late July, Step Up DC was honored to host a table at the Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School’s Career Fair, and later on, we join…
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Step Up DC Joins Skyland: First to Offer Job Placement Services Specifically to Women
Calvary Women’s Services recently expanded its job placement program, Step Up DC, to Skyland Workforce Center. The nonprofit collaborative and pilot site for The Work Place DC offers employment services to adults working toward self-sufficiency and…
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Calvary Kicking Off Step Up DC @ Skyland
We invite you to celebrate the expansion of Calvary Women’s Services’ job placement program, Step Up DC, to Skyland Workforce Center! To kick off our job placement services for women at Skyland, we’re hosting a block party on Friday…
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Summer Career Fair Presented New Opportunities to Women at Calvary
Calvary’s job placement program, Step Up DC, hosted a Summer Career Fair on June 1st – and it was an excellent day! Nine employment and educational partners attended the event, presenting current job and educational opportunities to the atte…
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