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TRADE Job and Provider Fair
We are having a job and provider fair August 7th to help individuals transitioning out of incarceration connect with employment opportunities. Click here for more details on this event.
Each year we offer senior portraits, free of charge, to high school seniors from low-income families. Photos are taken by professional photographers and developed at the Center for People in Need. This year’s event takes place from 10am to 2pm Saturday, August 29.
Center for People in Need – Now Filling Positions
The Center for People in Need is accepting applications for positions with the AmeriCorps Program. We are also seeking a Case Manager and Building Maintenance/Custodial Instructor for the TRADE Program, serving those transitioning from prison to the community. In addition, we are seeking to fill three AmeriCorps VISTA positions. Descriptions of the positions and instructions on how to apply are available here.
Annual Report Released
The Center for People in Need has released its 2014 Annual Report. It is available online here.
The Face of Poverty Released
The Center for People in Need has released its 2015 Face of Poverty report, detailing the barriers that families face in poverty at the Center. More than 60% of our clients live in “deep poverty”, less than 50% of the poverty level. Shockingly, 84% of those individuals that work near full-time are still in poverty. Read the full report here.