Goodwill’s HELP Program Begins April 1
Goodwill Starts Training for Work in Human Services April 1
Info and testing sessions for HELP program: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon through March 28
WHAT: HELP (Human Services Employment Ladder Program) is Goodwill’s innovative course for job seekers interested in careers helping others. The eight-week program prepares participants to become entry-level direct support professionals in human services. Students learn the essentials of the field while gaining a significant amount of experience in personal interaction with disadvantaged populations. Students learn the nuts and bolts of direct care including terminology and methods, motivating and managing client behaviors, maintaining boundaries and identifying career paths. Graduates become qualified to fill the increasing need for caring, professional workers in community residences, shelters, day programs and other human services settings.
WHO: Individuals who are interested in a career in human services.
WHEN: The HELP class runs Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., from April 1 to May 22. Contact Martha Pires for more information at 617-541-1499 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHERE: Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, 1010 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02119