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Project Place, Inc.
  • 1145 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118
  • 617-542-3740
  • Job Search Training
Work Ready
Program activities:

Clients attend daily classroom-based training in order to build the documents necessary to implement a successful job search. This includes, but is not limited to, developing a resume, writing a cover letter, reference sheet, and thank you letter. All clients have access to a computer-lab and also take an in-person computer class to learn basic technology skills and complete job search documents. Throughout programming, clients develop skills around professionalism within the workplace.

The classroom provides the opportunity for learning alongside peers and building community and learn the skills to succeed in the modern workplace. Clients will also have individual assignments and personal goals they are working toward. Teachers provide individualized feedback and guidance. Additionally, each client is matched with a case manager to support their overall progress.

Program is offered in: English
Participant demographics:

Individuals experiencing homelessness, housing instability, and very low-income individuals.

Anticipated number of SNAP participants per year: 50
Total hours: 25
Information About Program Hours: Average weekly hours of 25, can range from 15-39 hours
Program duration: 4 weeks
Rolling Admission: No
Number of cycles: 12
Program start dates: April 8th, May 6th, June 3rd
Sample schedule:
HoursActivity TypeMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
10:00am-11:30amMorning Hybrid Work Ready Class
1:00pm-3:00pmComputer Class
9:00am-10:00amEnrichment Workshop
3:00pm-4:00pmIndependent Study/Work and Office Hours
Other Schedule Information: Clients also must meet with their case managers weekly, and there is also independent study for homework and Customer Service practice tests and office hours.
Is the program offered remotely? Hybrid
Is public transportation available? Yes

Location information:

1145 Washington Street Boston, MA 02118Accessible via public transportation by the Orange, Silver, and Red lines as well as the Commuter Rail.
Additional information about location:

Class based job search and enrichment workshops are taught live on zoom. Computer class is taught in-person at Project Place.

Other requirements: Must be committed to supporting a community of recovery.
Program is CORI friendly? Yes
Anticipated outcomes: Industry Internship Program
Other outcomes: Stackable Credential(s), Employment/Promotion, Industry skills gain, Clients attend daily classroom- based training in order to build the documents necessary to implement a successful job sear

Participant Supports:

Participant Support CategoryAll participantsAs needed
DTA SNAP Child Care Referral
Test/License Fees
Books/supplies (Customer Service & Sales Class)
Computer/Hotspot TGH
Are there any out of pocket expenses for the participant? No
Do participants receive any pay? Stipend
Other, please explain: Graduation stipend upon completion of the program

Contact Information

Program Liaison: Victoria Patlajan
Telephone: 617-542-3740
Program code: PPI-JST
ABAWD Qualifying? Yes