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South Bay Workforce Investment Board

Meet Destiny

Workforce Challenge

As a single parent, Destiny was juggling parenthood, part-time school and a job search. Without a lot of time and work experience, she struggled to secure full-time employment. Destiny decided to visit Beach Cities One-Stop for job search assistance.

Workforce Solution

Destiny was already a CalWORKs participant. When she met with Beach Cities One-Stop, they placed her with the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce where she helped update and maintain the Chamber’s mobile application. After further assessment, Destiny was also enrolled in the Summer Youth Employment Program. As part of the program, she helped with data entry and event promotion. She successfully completed the 20 hours of Pre-Employment Training and 100 hours of Paid Work Experience with flying colors. Her Supervisor stated “She is a joy to have and wonderful help to us!”

Outcomes & Benefits

As a result of her training and paid work experience in the Summer Youth Employment Program, Destiny was offered full-time employment with the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce. She is happy to gain valuable experience and provide for her family while attending school.

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