We strive to facilitate life-transformation through providing training & education for cycle-breaking employment opportunities.
We’ve learned over the years that one of the most effective ways to help the homeless in Baton Rouge is through employment. The following services were created after surveying how to make the greatest impact for vulnerable people in our community. The Christian Outreach Center’s employment services exist to make success possible and the future hopeful.
Job Readiness Classes
Our job readiness program prepares participants to get jobs, keep them, and excel in the work environment. We use a faith-driven approach to empower participants as we walk alongside them during their transformative experience into a self-sustaining life.
Employee Case Management
A case manager will work with you one-on-one to create personalized goals and an achievable plan to move from vulnerability to success
A group of employers and recruiters all gathered in one place to offer opportunities and education for clients in the job search process.
"Before Jobs for Life, my life was completely unmanageable... I looked forward to going to that [JFL class] every Monday and Wednesday. It gave me a little bit of something to hope for. Through Jobs for Life I’ve regained my confidence back. There is a way out... if you want to take it."
-Stephanie, Jobs for Life graduate.