REACH Center Hiring Deputy Director (Deadline Sept. 19)

Operations Manager/Deputy Director The REACH Center – Tacoma, WA, United States Effective August 2016 Organization Description: The REACH Center is Pierce County, Washington’s “one-stop” youth service provider for young people ages 16-24 seeking to further their education and careers. Based in Tacoma, The REACH Center brings resources from multiple community organizations and regional colleges together…

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Never too late

Meet Manuel and Zeferina, both over the age of 80! Manuel and Zeferina have been clients of Tacoma Community House since September of 2014 and have just recently earned their citizenship. Manuel originally immigrated to the United States in 1964 from Mexico as an agricultural worker. Zeferina immigrated to the United States in 1999 from…

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The Desire to Help

When Carolyn Ohlson retired nine years ago from her teaching and student counseling career, she began looking for an opportunity to give back. Carolyn happened upon an ad recruiting for tutors at Tacoma Community House (TCH), and has been an incredible volunteer asset to TCH for seven years now. Carolyn began as an individual literacy tutor,…

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Employment Advisory Board

TCH’s employment team makes it a priority to ensure the services we provide to clients and business partners are meeting the expectations of both. Case Managers assist job seekers through resume development, interview strategies, job trainings and more. Upon completion of trainings, job seekers are ready to embark on their journey to employment. TCH’s Job Developers…

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Meet Lillia

Meet one of our ESL students, Lillia, and learn about her journey to the United States.  My name is Lillia. I was born in Ukraine, but now I live in the US in Tacoma. I came here on July 17, 2013. I currently work as a housekeeper and study at TCH. I never thought about…

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Project I-DEA

The Education Department at Tacoma Community House launched a pilot program, Project I-DEA, with the intent to increase digital, career and college-readiness skills of adult English students. The Integrated Digital English Acceleration (I-DEA) Program targets adult learners in the lowest levels in English as a Second Language classes.  Supported by the State Board of Community…

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Employment Success Story

Meet Natura Our employment team helps participants generate a resume, prepare for interviews, find employment, and more. Learn about Natura’s journey to success with help from the employment team. 1.) Where do you work and what do you enjoy most about it? I currently work as an Outreach Professional at Sound Outreach. What I love…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Our Client Advocacy program seeks remedies for victims of crime – primarily related to domestic violence and sexual assault against immigrant and low-income individuals living in Pierce County. Read a client’s story on their journey to safety: Jennifer’s story is one of courage, resilience and a second chance. Born and…

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Concrete Technology Corporation Reflection

We value all of our partners. Below is a reflection from Kaylee Davis the HR Manager from Concrete Technology Corporation: “I truly enjoy working with Tacoma Community House.  TCH was one of the first places Concrete Technology Corporation’s then HR Manager, Virginia Robinson, introduced me to TCH and we continue to call upon you today….

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