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Board and Committee Membership
"CWEE has helped me build my self-esteem. I feel worthy and inspired to do something positive everyday. Because of my wonderful experience at CWEE, I’m able to share it with others."
– Shawan, Alumni Award Winner 1998 & former CWEE staff member for 13 years
"I sit on many boards and councils but the endeavor that I am most passionate about is sitting on the Board of Directors for the Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE). CWEE helps individuals receiving TANF get the education and skills necessary to obtain viable employment putting them in a position to eventually transition off of public assistance and hopefully out of poverty."
– Taryn Lewis,
Board of Directors
"CWEE has given me the confidence I need and brought me some hope through this difficult time in my life. I am really grateful to be here."
– Michelle, CWEE Participant
CWEE has been a wonderful and positive experience for me. I’ve updated my skills and am preparing to re-enter the workforce. It has revived my self-worth.
– Rochelle, CWEE Participant
"One of the highlights of my year is taking pictures of the women and men of CWEE. I have the utmost respect and admiration for the graduates of this program, and especially the Alumni Award Winners."
– Whitney Yeager,
Whitney Yeager Photography
"Presenting at CWEE is an enjoyable and worthwhile experience. The participants are fun, interactive and willing to learn."
– Linda Hicks, Premier Members
CWEE would like to highlight Employment Services volunteer Jillyn Fowler. Jillyn has volunteered her time with CWEE since early 2016. She has been a valued volunteer, providing beneficial insight to our phase 3 and career seeking participants as a mock interviewer. Jillyn is a dedicated volunteer that can be counted on for her esteemed healthcare knowledge. She is able to quickly build rapport during the short time allotted to her during the mock interview process and offers feedback necessary to help participants find success in their job search. Jillyn’s assistance with mock interviews has led to tailored resume reviews, job leads and even employment offers for our outstanding CWEE participants interested in pursuing employment in the healthcare realm. Thank you for your continued support, Jillyn!
Career Exploration Tour
Hyatt Regency Denver
CWEE staff and participants had the opportunity to explore careers in the hospitality industry thanks to our partner, Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. Participants and members of CWEE’s employment services team enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the Hyatt and learned about the various positions that exist to not only be one of Denver’s popular destinations for both locals and visitors, but also one of Fortune 100’s Best Companies to Work for in 2017. Attendees also had a private Q & A session with key members of Hyatt’s team who shared their career paths, why they enjoy being a part of the culture at Hyatt and insider information on Hyatt’s application process. Thanks to partners like Hyatt, CWEE is able to provide career seekers opportunities to explore career options that help guide their decisions in choosing their next step towards their career path.
CWEE offers a variety of opportunities for individuals and companies to support Colorado’s workforce. Below are ways you can get involved individually or bring a team to help CWEE.
CWEE’s on-site boutique provides participants and alumni, both men and women, with current business casual and business professional attire. The boutique not only provides a valuable service to our participants and alumni, but also builds their self-esteem and gives them pride in their appearance so they may obtain long-term employment.
Get connected by contacting Stephanie Pacheco-Davidson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All volunteer positions for this area are currently filled.
Get connected by contacting Kira Maples at 303.892.8444 x 323 or email@example.com
Customized company volunteer days can be arranged by contacting Emma Feitelson at 303.892.8444 x 344 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Denver, CO 80204