Neighbors who seek assistance with vocational goals are referred to RISE (Reaching for Independence and Self Sufficiency through Employment) at Horizon House. Enrollment in this program provides access to job readiness training, an internet-connected computer lab and vocational case management — all in an effort to help meet neighbors’ educational and employment goals.
Employment services include application assistance, resume writing, mock interviewing, transportation assistance, and employment clothing. Neighbors also have access to a dedicated phone line with voice mail service, enabling reliable communication with potential employers. Offering a job readiness workshop and customized individual coaching, job seekers are prepared to secure better jobs with true potential for financial independence and self-sufficiency