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Community Work Services
  • 174 Portland Street, #2, Boston, MA 02114
  • 617-720-2233
  • Supervised Job Search
Job Placement Services
Program activities:

All participants in this component works with a Case Manager or Placement Specialist to create an Individualized Placement Service Plan specifically focused on job development and placement. The individual Service Plan sets benchmarks, activities and completion dates. Some Examples of tasks listed on the Placement Service Plan include: Attend mock interview sessions, attend employer tours, apply to at least 12 jobs per month, document follow up contact with employers, attend job fairs, meet with assigned CWS staff member weekly.

Participants are expected to do 10 hours of Job Search per week, which will be combination of time in the CWS Computer Lab, attending CWS events and activities, and networking in the community. Participants track Weekly Job Search Activities through a log that is reviewed weekly during the case management meetings.

Program is offered in: English
Participant demographics:

Low Income, disabled, underemployed, homeless adults, recovering from substance use

Anticipated number of SNAP participants per year: 100
Total hours: 10
Program duration: 12 weeks
Rolling Admission: Yes
Sample schedule:
HoursActivity TypeMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
10:00am-12:00pmJob Search/Mock Interviews
Other Schedule Information: Meeting with CWS Staff Computer Lab Job Search Community Connections: Interview Workshop Interview Job Fair. Note: Participants will set their schedule individually with their assigned CSW Staff member: Admission is offered on a rolling basis.
Is the program offered remotely? Possible, but not typical
Is public transportation available? Yes

Location information:

174 Portland Street Boston, MA 02114Accessible Via Public Transportation
Program requirements: CORI check, SORI check
Program is CORI friendly? Yes
Other outcomes: Employment/Promotion

Participant Supports:

Participant Support CategoryAll participantsAs needed
DTA SNAP Child Care Referral
DTA SNAP Transportation Support
Are there any out of pocket expenses for the participant? No
Do participants receive any pay? Not applicable

Contact Information

Program Liaison: Silvia Juarez
Telephone: 617-720-2233
Program code: CWS-JS
ABAWD Qualifying? No