Strive

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

 

OFS Strive has cohorts in:

HEALTH CARE (Nursing Assistant coursework)

and

CONSTRUCTION

The next Strive Construction and Health Care cohorts will begin in early 2020.  

Complete the application below to get on the waiting list!!!

CONSTRUCTION:

In the CONSTRUCTION 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

 

HEALTH CARE:

In the HEALTH CARE 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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