For Employers

Power Inspires Progress is on-the-job training in a real business setting that targets disadvanteged inner city residents in order to provide help in overcoming obstacles when seeking and keeping employment. We help connect employers and work-ready employees.

PIP Graduates have participated in a year long employment and education program to learn work skills such as timeliness, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, courtesy, responsibility and honesty.

Job skills taught here include: Customer service, cash register/cash management, inventory, food preparation- prep and line cooking, inventory, sanitation, cleaning.

Many of our trainees have additional skills such as computer and data entry, commercial driving, technical training, high school/GED and/or college education.

Trainees seek employment in a number of diverse fields such as manufacturing and production, construction, the culinary arts, childcare, eldercare, nursing, custodial and janitorial, … etc.

PIP Graduates want to work – and they know how. When we make a referral to you, we are seeking a good fit for lasting long-term meaningful employment at a living wage.

If you are an employer seeking referrals for job openings, please click here to email us at Power inspires Progress.