Employment Services

The power of prayer: from the perspective of Catholic Charities’ staff

Mother Teresa’s work came from a deeply held belief about the way God sees the world, and how He wants it to be. Certainly, when living in the grip of poverty, people can feel like they are invisible, hopeless, and even worthless….. and saints like Mother Teresa are...

At times, God writes straight in crooked lines.

  Involvement with the justice system often starts with barriers thrown up by poverty. Lack of life’s basic necessities  - food and shelter – leads to feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. In turn those lead to seeking a solution at any cost. Substance abuse...

New Hope Staffing – Direct Job Placement

Not being able to provide adequately for your family is often one of the most heart wrenching and lonely parts of poverty. A livable wage and a steady job is a determining factor for quality of life. Your financial situation determines your living conditions, access...

Breaking Generational Poverty – One by One, This is how you make an ocean rise

Breaking Generational Poverty - One by One, This is How You Make an Ocean Rise   The image of a drop of water hitting the middle of a pond or a lake, and creating ripples that reach the edge is a visual reminding us that every experience we have, every act of kindness...

The Dignity of Work: Employment Services Restores Confidence – September Newsletter 2022

“We do not get dignity from power, or money or culture. We get dignity from work,” Pope Francis said in a homily for the feast of St. Joseph the Worker; “Work ‘anoints us’ with dignity.” Pope Francis has been quite consistent with his message of the importance of...

Financial Awareness Day – August 14th, 2022

 According to the 2021 NFCS (National Financial Capability Study) report done by the FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority), of the 20% of respondents laid off or furloughed due to COVID, "64% reported difficulty covering expenses and paying bills, compared...

Using Banking Services: Employment Services Presentation

https://youtu.be/qxXNuuDOWPQ Description: Use of the banking system, by having checking accounts, savings accounts, credit or debit cards and other financial services, is common for most households. However, many households are unbanked or underbanked. Being unbanked...

Evergy Utility Assistance Event

Evergy will be hosting a utility assistance information event on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, from 9am-3pm at their Evergy Connect Center located at 1710 Paseo Blvd. KCMO 64108. Evergy staff will be assisting customers with completing LIHEAP & ERPP applications and...

Invest In Veterans Week

According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019 Annual Business Survey, “Veteran-owned businesses made up about 5.9% (337,934) of all businesses, with an estimated $947.7 billion in receipts, approximately 3.9 million employees, and about $177.7 billion in annual payroll”....

How to Be Cautious With “Work at Home Scams”: Employment Services Presentation

https://youtu.be/68oxMkUMh8c Description: Working at Home is increasingly an option for many workers. However with new opportunities come new opportunities for those who would attempt to scam unsuspecting applicants. This video provides an overview of this, offering...


Employment Services


Work has a fundamental and decisive role in our lives. This is why in the document Laborem excercens, Pope John Paul II referred to it as the key to making life more human. Basic job skill training, resume creation and development, interview skills, actual one-on-one employer interviews, plus, job retention strategies, comprises the surround services we offer to those seeking the dignity of work.

Employment Services

Work that pays a livable wage is a proven pathway out of poverty. View our range of services that give job seekers the skills they need to find meaningful employment.

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Financial Literacy

When bills are piling up, it’s important to remember that you’re still in control. The small steps you choose to take can lead to big changes.

Many Starfish Need Many Star Throwers

Many Starfish Need Many Star Throwers

The Bible tells us in Matthew 25:35, 40 this is what being a star thrower means. Putting on the heart of Christ means serving the least among us whether hungry or thirsty, help getting over sickness, or in bad situations. Christ did not come to be among the highest in society, but as a lowly servant seeking to save the isolated and cast out. The manger and shepherds were symbols of that, that even the simplest of situations can bring about the greatest of miracles.

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