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PROGRAMS

Bridge to Employment

Desert Best Friend’s Closet’s Work Attire Program enables clients to make a positive first impression at job interviews.  But clients need more than wardrobe assistance to secure employment. The Bridge to Employment Program complements our Work Attire Program by helping clients become better prepared for their job searches. Bridge to Employment provides focused, personalized coaching on resume and interview skills in a small group setting of no more than five individuals.  Our interview workshops include role-playing, mock interviews and personalized videotaped feedback by experienced job coaches who give job seekers candid and expert feedback on their interviews.  This program helps our clients gain confidence and reduce their anxiety about the job search. 

Program Goals:
  • Assist clients in achieving economic independence through employment
  • Assist clients in developing a job interview strategy
  • Assist clients in developing a professional resume strategy
  • Improve client preparedness for job searches

Program Objectives: 
  • 90% of clients will leave with a prepared one-page resume with job-appropriate key words
  • 80% of clients will agree that they are more confident to get a job
  • 100% of clients report being treated with dignity and respect

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