How a 5 Step Program Helped Me Find a Job

Say “Hello!” to Catherine, Jim, and JoAnn—three graduates from the RochesterWorks! 5 Steps to Rapid Employment Program. Now, “What is 5 Steps to Rapid Employment?” you may ask. Instead of hearing it from our perspective, keep reading and learn more about it from graduates who have used the principles they have learned to find a…

RochesterWorks! and a 5 Step Program– a Dynamic Duo that Works!

Meet Deborah, Beth, and Chris—three RochesterWorks! 5 Steps to Rapid Employment Program graduates. Each of these graduates faced struggles common to many job seekers. Deborah struggled with staying positive, Beth struggled with networking, and Chris struggled with interviews, but none of them struggled alone. They came to RochesterWorks! for help and participated in one of…

Meet Our 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program All-Stars

For six weeks this summer over 400 youth were given the opportunity to gain work experience, meet people, and learn new skills through the RochesterWorks! Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The program, offered in collaboration with the City of Rochester’s Summer of Opportunity Program (SOOP), provides six weeks of paid work experience through work sites…

RochesterWorks! Navigators Invest in Rochester’s Youth

Many youth in our community want to be self-sufficient but lack the resources and skills necessary to achieve this result. To address this issue a plan was created through the Navigator Model to help youth move toward self sufficiency. At its core the model enables adults to partner with youth along their path to self…

Why We Do What We Do

On March 27, 2015, RochesterWorks! was designated a Top Workplace in Rochester by the Democrat and Chronicle. When we spoke with our employees–who were the reason we got the award–we asked them to give us some insight into their passion and motivation for their jobs and the Rochester community. Here’s what they said… “Why do…