Strive

OFS Strive offers you a chance to learn skills, gain experience, and prepare for higher paying work.

 

Strive Construction

In this program YOU will:

  • Work with a construction professional
  • Earn a Pre-Apprenticeship Readiness Certificate
  • Become certified in OSHA 10, CPR/First Aid and Flagging
  • Learn about different careers, get job leads and help applying
  • Learn important job-readiness skills, including: resume development, interviewing skills, and personal presentation

 

Strive Healthcare

In this program YOU will:

  • Be supported as you prepare for the Nursing Assistance course at Madison College
  • Enroll as student at Madison College
  • Be a part of a small group of select candidates for the Nursing Assistant program
  • Complete 120 hours of Nursing Assistant education and training
  • Learn about different health careers, get job leads and help applying
  • Learn important job-readiness skills, including: resume development, interviewing skills, and personal presentation

 

YOU are eligible if:

  • You are a high school graduate age 17-24
  • You currently earn less than $24,000 a year
  • You are not currently enrolled in a college
  • You want more than a job, you want a future!

Strive for your future success!

Do you want to learn more about Strive? Complete the brief application and we will contact you:

Strive Application (Printable PDF)

 

Operation Fresh Start is a Madison-based, nationally-recognized non-profit organization that provides a pathway to self-sufficiency through meaningful work and education.

We would like to thank the following partners and funders for the Strive program:

Caritas Foundation

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