We are looking for partners in the San Antonio area business community who are willing to offer foster-friendly work environments. This means they are able to be understanding and patient with unique situations of current and former foster youth including, but not limited to: transportation obstacles, communication (computer/cell phone) challenges, past trauma, and childcare.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE STRUGGLES
OF FORMER FOSTER YOUTH & EMPLOYMENT?
We conducted a survey with the youth currently in our program to ask them some questions about the challenges they face in relation to employment.
What is the hardest part about finding a job?
What is the hardest part about keeping a job?
What is the longest job you've had??
- 1-2 years
- Less than a year
- More than 2 years
- I have never had a job
If you’d like to learn more about our THRU Works program, please fill out the form below. We’ve also provided a link if you’d like to post any job openings with us!