Programs and Services

 
CORE PROGRAMS
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High-Quality Professional Development to Advance Your Career

WFO offers core programs that equip clients to combat the changing landscape of the employment market. Using time-tested curriculum, each program serves clients at different points in their career journey. 

Navigate
Focus: Increase Industry Knowledge
Identify skill set and job opportunities, improve professional image and presentation, hone interview skills, learn networking best practices, and connect to local employers
Target
Unemployed
Length of Program
5 Sessions
Accelerate
Length of Program
6 Sessions
Target
Underemployed
(Part-Time, On-Call, Contract, Temporary)
Focus: Job Retention and Self-Empowerment
Improve workplace soft skills (communication, conflict resolution and teamwork) for employment retention and promotions, manage productivity, and create professional development plan
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Catapult
Length of Program
10 Sessions plus
One-on-One Coaching and Mentoring
Target
Employed
(2-5+ Years)
Focus: Long-Term Career Planning and Economic Self-Sufficiency
Set career and financial goals, intro to entrepreneurship and wealth building, manage change and stress, grow support network, and work with career coach
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Supplemental Services
 
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Immediate Employment Support

WFO offers supplemental services while clients are on the road to self-sufficiency. These services improve clients’ potential and confidence as they are met with new challenges in the job market.

Services Include
 Professional Attire

Target: Newly Hired Clients 

Duration: Year-round 

What's Covered:

1-hour service in which clients work with a trained stylist to receive professional attire for an interview or a new job

 Mock Interviews

Target: Unemployed (Open to Community)

Duration: Year-round

What's Covered:

2-hour workshop hosted by Bay Area companies to help clients network with potential employers while honing their interview skills

 Professional Development 

Target: Open

Duration: Quarterly 

What's Covered:

2-hour workshop that covers topics such as resume writing, building a Linkedin profile, work/life balance, negotiations, and networking

  Financial Literacy 

Target: Open

Duration: Quarterly

 

What's Covered:

2-hour workshop that covers topics such as budgeting, credit, homeownership, tax support, and financial planning/retirement

  Steps to Stability 

Target: Open

Duration: Quarterly 

What's Covered:

WFO works with community agencies to bring its Mobile Career Resource to your community; our new 3-in-1 model combines an express professional styling experience, a career development workshop and learning to network with job markets

WFO's Steps to Stability (STS) Service is a comprehensive approach to helping clients obtain immediate employment. Soft skills training coupled with proper attire and connections to local employers give clients a chance at starting financial self-sufficiency. In partnership with local agencies and affiliates, this event is offered in a public space where clients have access. This service is offered in several underserved communities around the Bay Area.
Community Partners
 
Bay Area Workforce Development Agencies
 
If your agency would like to refer clients to WFO for professional attire, we can provide your clients with a polished look for interviews as they enter the workforce.