March 2016 Newsletter – Crossroads Jobs Helps Dulles South Food Pantry Support Guest Self-Sufficiency Goals

crossroads-jobDSFP has partnered with job placement organization Crossroads Jobs to provide job counseling services to its guests.

To date, Crossroads has assisted nearly 200 people in regaining control of their situations by finding jobs that help them earn living wages in Loudoun County. The only job placement service of its type in the county, Crossroads provides a comprehensive process for candidates—from orientation to job placement.

“Crossroads offers concrete steps individuals can take to lead them on the path to independence,” said Charlene Jones, president, DSFP. “Our organizations complement each other in extending support to Pantry guests.”

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Crossroads Jobs Helps Dulles South Food Pantry Support Guest Self-Sufficiency Goals

crossroadsTucked away in their office in downtown Leesburg, the unassuming staff of Crossroads Jobs, led by Carol Smith, changes lives. Through the job placement organization, Crossroads Jobs, Smith has assisted nearly 200 people in regaining control of their situations by finding jobs that help them on the path to earning living wage in Loudoun County.

“We really strive to get our clients to the point that they don’t need public assistance,” said Smith. “It’s really expensive to live in Loudoun County, and it’s a journey for many to be able to get to that point.”Continue reading