Thursday Dec 3rd, 2015
Kaoue was a student who was studying to become a registered nurse. As she progressed through her program she realized it was imperative to plan for future employment.
In order to give herself the best shot at finding a job, Kaoue connected with the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development’s Community Job Hub located at the Govans Ecumenical Development Corporation in Baltimore (GEDCO). The GEDCO Community Job Hub is one of three Job Hubs located in Baltimore City to help residents access all the job preparation services they need in order to become employable.
At the Job Hub, Kaoue attended job readiness classes and received staff assistance with her resume and cover letters. She also got help navigating the sometimes cumbersome requirements of online job applications.
Outcomes & Benefits
Shortly after visiting the Job Hub Kaoue landed a full-time job at Tribute Homecare as a Nursing Assistant making $11.00 per hour. Additionally, by using the wrap-around services available at GEDCO, Kaoue was able to receive a low cost computer intended to assist with bridging the digital divide. The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development helps Baltimore residents like Kaoue get all the resources they need in order to be successful in their career endeavors.