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April Newsletter for Community Partners


Apr 03, 2023
Get updates on upcoming events and useful resources with a newsletter written for our community and referral partners. Not on our list? Sign up for the newsletter here.

Welcoming All Jobseeker Referrals

We work with anyone to provide job placements and free peer coaching. Referrals from our community are the most effective way to identify individuals who could benefit from our services.

Check out our 177 openings here, or click here to refer someone to us now.

Ted's Story: Building Stability and Trust

Ted came back to Vermont after 15 years and had to start over in a big way.

It wasn't just housing and a job, though those were top priorities — it was trusting people after experiencing incarceration, and trusting himself as an alcoholic.

Click here to read Ted's story.

Upcoming Events: It's Job Fair Season

Central Vermont Job Fair
When: 12-6pm on Wednesday, April 5
Where: Barre Auditorium, VT
What: A fair for any and all jobseekers! Make sure to stop by our table.
RICH Conference with SOS Recovery 
When: Tuesday, April 4 - Wednesday April 5
Where: Portsmouth, NH
What: A peer recovery conference. Visit our table, or attend our presentation on recovery-friendly employment.
Working Fields Community Job Fair
When: 3-5pm on Thursday, April 13
Where: Harbor Place, Shelburne, VT
What: A casual job fair for anyone living at or near the Harbor Place housing program. All are welcome.
MassHire Spring Fling Job Fair
When: 4-6pm on Wednesday, April 19
Where: Deerfield, MA
What: We'll be at the annual Spring Fling fair in northern Mass. Spread the word!

Featured Resource: Tolerating Discomfort in Relationships

This month, we're highlighting a great article from the blog of our partners at Pathways Vermont, an organization working to end homelessness and provide innovative mental health alternatives.

Check out this piece on relationship-first practice in peer connection (note: content references self-harm).

Reminder: Referral Contest

Reminder: we're running a referral contest! If your organization refers 10 jobseekers before the end of June, you'll be entered to win $500 towards your favorite charity. If you're a 501(c)3, that prize money can go to you!

Click here to refer someone now.

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