• Improve access of the Body of Christ and residents of Shelby Park to business partners who need workers
  • Improve hiring and retention
  • “built a bridge” that better connected the Body of Christ and Shelby Park residents to employment opportunities offered by Seed to Oaks business partners
  • Assessed the capacity of the local church as well as community and faith-based organizations  (CBO/FBO) to recruit, train and retain candidates for these business partners
  • Assessed business partners staffing needs and reviewed its commitment to hire and retain

✓ Placed 55 candidates for professional positions (37 ex-offenders)
✓ Recruited and placed minority candidates
✓ Achieved 64% 6 month retention