• Employee Spotlight: Walter Evans

    For our first employee spotlight, we’re highlighting our Professional Development Trainer, Walter Evans.    As the Professional Development Trainer, Walter instructs the NET class. NET is a week-long soft skills class that teaches interviewing skills, time management, conflict resolution, and other skills that help someone excel in the workplace and in life.    As an instructor who comes in contact with every person who comes through Integrity, Walter says the most rewarding part of his job are the successes. “I feel like a parent. I don’t have any children personally, so I feel like their successes are also my successes.”    Through teaching soft skills and life skills, Walter really gets to know his students over the course of a week. “There’s success, always, inside each student that I’ve had. I look at each student as being a diamond in the rough.” As an experienced instructor, Walter knows when and how to nudge students out of the comfort zones so that they can accomplish their goals, and sometimes even beyond their goals.   The NET workshop is unique because it is where individuals begin to hold themselves accountable, Walter said, and they being to realize that their past does not determine who they are and their future. “We’re creating more than just a good short period of time. I will say creating or opening doors to being good fathers, mothers, or citizens.” 

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  • FREE Forklift Certification Course Offered At Integrity

    Integrity is offering a FREE two week forklift certification program. Transportation and immediate job placement assistance is available once you complete the program. Upon program completion, students will be issued a certification card and certificate of completion. If you are interested in enrolling, call us at 404-853-1780.  

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  • Westside & Beyond Community Career Fair

    Integrity is hosting its first in-person career fair in over a year: Westside and Beyond Career Fair The Gathering Spot 384 Northyards Blvd NW 10am-2pm Come to the career fair for access to employers, vocational training, information on wrap-around services, and more. Click here to register  

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  • Community Job Connection Impacts Local Communities

    Flipper Temple Apartments

    The Community Job Connection visits many apartment communities throughout the Westside and Atlanta, offering job training and job opportunities to residents. Flipper Temple Apartments is one of those communities. Flipper Temple Apartments, located on Abner Terrace off of Hollywood Road, has residents that range from young adults to senior citizens. After talking to Integrity Case Manager Judy McDaniels and discovering what the Community Job Connection could do for the community, Community Manager Ronta Davis agreed to have the mobile units come by. The CJC has had a positive impact on Flipper Temple Apartments. “It’s given our community a little hope,” Davis said. “We have high school-aged men who are looking for something to get into positive, and just don’t know how to do it. When the Job Connection came through, it gave them the ability to start getting job training and put them in a situation where they have somewhere to go and something to do and something to focus on.” Davis said he enjoys having the Community Job Connection and its staff come to his community. “When they come, I’m excited. Our residents seem to be enjoying it and just happy for the ability to get some training and go forth in their life.”   Villages at Carver Another community the Community Job Connection frequents is the Villages at Carver in the South Atlanta. Villages at Carver is a larger mixed-income community, made up of families, college students, and senior citizens. At the Villages at Carver, if you are an abled-bodied person between the ages of 18 and 61, you must fulfill a work requirement of 20 hours of employment per week. Because of this requirement, the Community Job Connection benefits everyone in the community, according to Community Engagement Manager Alexei Stokes. Stokes said that she was looking for an organization to help with job training and job placement within Villages at Carver when Integrity Case Manager Judy McDaniel told her about the Community Job Connection. “I was looking for an organization that would do exactly what Integrity is doing, assisting our residents, being able to have face-to-face interaction with them, because sometimes our residents need a little bit more support, versus just being able to access [job resources] online,” Stokes said. Having accessibility to jobs during a pandemic is an enormous benefit, especially since many people lost their jobs. “It was encouraging to our residents and helped alleviate some of the fear of not being able to find a job during a pandemic,” Stokes said. “You all are on site and saying ‘We have all these resources,’ so I think for many of our residents it’s definitely a blessing.”

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  • New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Integrity Hosts Vaccine Event

    New Jerusalem and Integrity Transformations Community Development Corporation, in partnership with Physicians Pharmacy,  is offering the Pfizer vaccine.  Please make  an  appointment  and  follow  the  directions  in  the  registration  link. Click here to make an appointment.

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