Their Success
Is Our Success

REFER A YOUNG ADULT

How It Works

Step 1

Youth make an appointment with the Career Connection Center to receive a one-hour coaching session with a professional from within our community.

Step 2

During the one hour appointment each youth will receive:

  • A professional outfit: shirt, pants/skirt. We also include socks, shoes, and accessories (if available)
  • Resume review & assistance
  • A mock-interview session for interview practice
  • Career counseling & advice
  • A Career Connection Guide full of helpful tips on resumes, interviewing, job applications, job resources, dressing for success, and more.
  • A leadership/personal development book of your choice.
  • A career headshot for use in your professional development materials.

Step 3

After booking the appointment, you will be contacted by a Connections Homes representative to get your clothing sizes. 

Please note: If you do not respond to the appointment confirmation email within 48 hours, your appointment will be canceled.

Book Your Appointment

Use the calendar to schedule an appointment with a Career Coach. Simply choose the day and the available time slot you want your appointment scheduled.

Appointment times are 60-minutes in length.

You will receive an email confirming your appointment.

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Career Connection Center Operating Hours
Tuesday
 – 3:30pm – 7:30pm
Thursday – 3:30pm – 7:30pm
Saturday – 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Volunteer Opportunities

Whether you want to be a professional coach, help sort and prepare our donated career clothing, or provide administrative assistance, there’s a place for you on our team. Your participation can change the trajectory of a young adult’s life forever.

When a young person is mentored, they are:

  • 55% more likely to go to college
  • 78% more likely to volunteer in their community
  • 90% more likely to mentor others
  • 130% more likely to pursue leadership positions

You Make a Difference.

REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER

Professional Coach

Spending 1-hour per youth to coach, interview, and review resumes.

Clothing Prep & Sorting

Sorting clothing donations and preparing clothing for appointments

Administrative Assistance

Data entry, guest greeting, etc.

Donations

Men’s Items

  • Male dress shirts
    (clean and on hangers)
  • Male dress pants and khakis
    (clean and folded)
  • Male dress shoes
    (free of scuffs with good soles, all sizes)
    We have a great need for like-new dress shoes in all sizes.
  • Male dress socks
    (new only)
    We have a great need for new dress socks.

Women’s Items

  • Female dress shirts and blouses
    (clean and on hangers)
  • Female dress pants and khakis
    (clean and folded)
  • Female dress skirts
    (clean and on hangers)
  • Female flats and heels
    (free of scuffs with good soles, all sizes)

Other Items

  • 8.5 x 11 Padfolios
    Many companies have leather padfolios with their logos on them as client gifts. If you have extra, we would love to have them to give youth as a way to keep their resumes nice and feel extra confident walking into their job interviews.
  • Leadership & Personal Development books
    We love giving a book to our youth from our stock of great books. If you have some favorite leadership or personal development books laying around, we would love to add them to our collection for youth to choose from.