Author Archives: Jerry

EITC: It’s money you’ve earned – file it, claim it, and get it!

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It’s that time of year again – Federal Income Tax filing season. As in years past, Career Path Services is here to remind people they must file a 2018 federal income tax return to receive the Earned Income Tax Credit … Continue reading

Annual Report for PY17 now available

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Wondering what Career Path Services has been up to over the last year? You can check out our Program Year 2017 Annual Report in both English and Spanish language versions here: PY17 Annual Report (English) PY17 Annual Report (Spanish) You’ll … Continue reading

The Language we Speak

AJ Soto, Practitioner I recently attended “Disrupting the Poverty Cycle”, a conference held in Boston. Being there took me into a whole new world.  When listening to speakers who do comprehensive case management, they used the words like coaching or … Continue reading

Making Dream a Reality

John came to us last spring looking for a career in the art industry. As a local artist who is passionate about pottery, he was having a difficult time turning his dream into a stable career with sustainable wages. John … Continue reading

Career Path Services Recognized for Innovative and Effective Workplace Practices

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Spokane, WA (November 8th, 2018) – Career Path Services has been honored with a 2018 When Work Works Award for exemplary workplace practices. The prestigious When Work Works Award is part of the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) When … Continue reading

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My Voice – Part 2

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This is the second part of a story we published on October 24th, 2018. You can find the first part of the story at https://www.careerpathservices.org/news/my-voice-part-1/ In addition to my job placement and Zach’s classes, I was searching for full-time employment. I … Continue reading

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My Voice – Part 1

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In August of 2018, I had hit a low. I was homeless and fleeing a domestic violence situation. I hadn’t worked in three years, and I had little hope. I made connections with the YWCA and Catholic Charities to help … Continue reading

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At the End – It Does Matter

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At the end of everything we do at Career Path Services, there is a person, someone working towards a better life that just needs someone to extend a hand at the right time. Kelli Eller, our Eastern Washington Commerce Program … Continue reading

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Workforce Development Month: Individual Success

Dan came to our program for assistance in securing full-time employment. During his time in the program, we placed Dan at a temporary work site through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity. He updated his work skills in their warehouse … Continue reading

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What’s new with our Pierce County Commerce Team?

Our Pierce County Commerce Team was busy in August!  Here are a few of the highlights from their newsletter: The Next Steps Initiatives PY17 Grant Project produced some great results: (1) In the Puyallup CSO, Career Path offered a three session course, … Continue reading

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