Definition; 1.) In service of others. To be a servant, attendant, support.
Project Diakonia is a solutions-oriented project working with professionals in the foster care system and the juvenile justice system to address gaps in services for youth transitioning into adulthood.
Resources as diverse as our clients
We help youth transitioning out of foster care and the juvenile justice system prepare for jobs in industries that offer a livable wage, a progressive wage, and a professional work environment.
Having someone believe in and look out for you is sometimes all it takes. Our staff provides the support needed to succeed and the resources needed to thrive.
Employment alone does not make for a sustainable transition into adulthood. That’s why we assist youth in attaining stable housing and provide mentorship throughout their transition.
A platform FOR LIFE
Job Readiness Training
Our programs help young adults understand what employers are looking for and obtain the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace.
Entry Level Employment
Through our job placement services, we help our students secure great positions with employers that want to see them succeed and achieve their potential.
Career Development Support
Graduation from one of our programs is just the beginning. That’s why we work closely with employers to provide on-going support as our young adults navigate the challenges of a new job.
An eagerness to learn and an ever-expanding knowledge base keep our students competitive and in increasing demand.
Success in the workplace requires preparation, but it also requires maintenance. Our mentorship program helps students stay on track after completing our job training.
Opportunities to Give Back
There’s no greater success than overcoming adversity to then help others do the same. We provide opportunities for students to stay connected and help future students succeed.
8-Week Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program*
- Earn HBI Certification in as little as 8 weeks
- Enjoy industry-leading career navigation services with career placement
- Learn the foundational skills for entering a career in the trades
*In partnership with BuildStrong Academy. Tuition assistance available.
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