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Our Passion | Our Mission

We strive to be the leading agency of quality candidates, to be open to new possibilities, and to learning new methods and skills, a sane and safe work
environment with respect for our co-workers, understand the needs of the ever changing diverse employment market, being one with the community and

foster an environment of open and honest communication.

The Job Shop listens to both the clients and the candidates with equal measure to ensure a custom placement. We believe in a balance of work and life by making sure we have fun along the way, that we don’t take things too seriously and by also giving back to the community.

Listed below are some of our community events.
Please call us if you are interested in attending or helping out!

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SF Public Works Volunteering

Ongoing

The Job Shop is proud to be a continuous volunteer with San Francisco Public Works.

 

San Francisco Public Works is one of the largest and most complex municipal operations in the City. As a 24/7 operation with a diverse set of responsibilities, Public Works touches every neighborhood in San Francisco. The staff designs and manages construction of civic buildings and streets, cleans and greens the right of way, maintains civic buildings, trains people for jobs, keeps the right of way free of hazards, paves the streets, repairs bridges and public stairways, expands accessibility and works at the forefront addressing some of San Francisco’s biggest challenges, including homelessness.  Public Works make volunteering easy. All one needs to do is email them at volunteer@sfdpw.org letting them know you would like to volunteer. They have different volunteer events throughout the year or you can create your own clean up event. Just pick the day, and location and a Public Works worker will meet your group with all the necessary tools to safely and easily pick up trash. Through their program, we have completed some clean up days in the city. Most recently The Job Shop Team went to Baker Beach and spent three hours cleaning up around that area. It was easy, fun, a great way to bond with co-workers and a fulfilling way to give back to our community.

Hospitality House Volunteering

Ongoing

Hospitality House is a non-profit that has multiple divisions in their program. They have a community arts program, community building program, employment program, shelter program and two self-help programs. The Job Shop reached out to Hospitality House and now is a consistent volunteer with Hospitality House and their Employment Program.

Hospitality house’s Employment Program offers options for gainful employment and increased stability by helping community residents remove barriers to employment, secure living wage jobs, and pursue career options. They connect homeless and low-income job seekers to employers through hiring and job fairs, as well as, expanded support services, job seeker support groups, and partnerships with employers, workforce and employment agencies. The Case Managers at Hospitality House forwards resumes to The Job Shop for review on any candidates who are appropriate for any of administrative, accounting, and operations positions.   

 

Hospitality House is always looking for volunteers so if you are interested visit their website:

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SF State Zoom Workshop

April 2020

The Job Shop did a Zoom workshop with a group of soon to graduate SF State students recently. In it, we focused on how to prepare for interviews, what to remember before heading in, and how to handle some of the toughest questions. Social distancing won't stop us from helping the next generation of workers in any way we can!

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Successfull Holiday Drive

November 2019

Thank you to all our wonderful candidates, clients, neighbors, and staff for making our St. Anthony's Foundation holiday drive a success!

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San Francisco Public Works

August 30, 2018

We dedicated some time to clean up around Dolores Park.  Partnering with SF Public Works (who provided us with the gear and supplies) we not only spent quality time together but made a part of our city cleaner!

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St. Anthony's Clothing Drive

April 13, 2018

We volunteered at St. Anthony's Foundation sorting clothes from the donations that came in. St. Anthony's mission is: "to feed, heal, shelter, clothe, lift the spirits of those in need, and create a society in which all persons flourish. This mission is guided by five values: healing, community, personalism, justice, and gratitude."

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Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue

June 23, 2017

The Job Shop put in work supporting GGLRR (Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue) at the Pride Parade on Larkin St. The Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. (GGLRR) provides assistance in placing Labradors directly from the current owner to a new owner without the dog having to go into a shelter. Our program doesn’t eliminate shelters, but we attempt to keep as many Labradors in the home environment as possible. Our program is run completely by volunteers. No one within our organization is paid for their time and/or services. The money we receive goes exclusively to our dogs that we rescue. The only exception would be the small amount we spend on our newsletter that we send to our supporters.