Employ Our Residents

We are seeking employers who will enable them to reach their full potential. Our residents are skilled and motivated individuals who simply need an opportunity. In these ever-changing economic times, for many in our community, a job is the difference between stability and homelessness.

Our residents complete an intense 12-month program, in which they work on and improve all areas of their lives. 12 weeks of employment classes and a 140-hour job-training program prepare men and women for excellence in their jobs. They also work toward educational certifications from local technical and community colleges.

Why hire our residents?

We provide:

  • Employee referral
  • Placement assistance
  • Ongoing employee relationship support for 90 days
  • A motivated, educated employee eager and excited to get to work
  • Random drug screenings
  • Background checks

The government provides:

  • Significant tax benefits in hiring former welfare recipients
  • Tax credits of up to $8,500 for each employee through federal programs
  • Tax write-offs of about $2,400 if you hire an ex offender
  • Federal bonding program offers employer insurance of around $5000
Call 813-209-1076 today to schedule an appointment with an Employment Counselor.
Michelle Santana
A highly motivated and very determined to assist her clients as an Activity Director at an assisted living facility. She is Bi-lingual, fluent in Spanish. She has worked in the last 10 years providing quality customer service and team leadership to her co-workers. Very dedicated and goes above and beyond to get the job done. Very effective in what she does and it shows in the quality of work and her personality reflects the motivation and determination. Read More
Altagracia Caride
She is an outgoing , highly qualified candidate who strives on quality customer service. She has worked in the hospitality field in the last 5 years. Enjoys working in a team environment and can adapt to change. Her desire is to work in Customer service field and looking for job to provide her with opportunity and growth. Read More
Elna Jean-Pierre
Has worked in the last five years in the medical field. She has her C.N.A. license and is seeking a job opportunity that will provide stability, growth and room for advancement. She strives on providing outstanding customer service, team leadership. She is a go getter and has outstanding personality who that allows her to work at different capacities. Read More
Erica Glover
She is highly motivated, team player. Seeking a challenging position that she can utilize her customer service skills. Ability to multi-task and is looking for a job in the childcare field where she can adapt and grow. Read More
Angelic Whorrall
She is an outgoing , highly qualified candidate who strives on quality customer service. She has worked in the hospitality field in the last 5 years. Enjoys working in a team environment and can adapt to change. Her desire is to work in Customer service field and looking for job to provide her with opportunity and growth. Read More

You can be a part of training great employees

Help our residents learn how to write a resume, search for jobs and practice interviewing.

To learn how to be a part of Metropolitan Ministries employment training, contact us at 813-209-1267.

You can make a difference in the lives of families in our community by becoming an Employer Partner.

To learn how to become an Employer Partner or sponsor an employment boot camp, call 813-209-1267.

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