Pirate Staffing 866-650-jobs

I pass them every morning as I get coffee.  I worry about the safety of Day Laborers and Pirate Staffing seems to protect both the workers and employers. http://www.piratestaffing.com/locations.html  The following is from their web site Pirate Staffing is the industry leader in customer satisfaction. We will help you increase your productivity and profitability. UseContinue reading “Pirate Staffing 866-650-jobs”

www.preblestreet.org

Check out Portland Maine’s “Preble Street” and the new Women’s Housing it is opening this month for 40 previously homeless women who will have apartments, semi private bedrooms and a quiet shelter space , this is a HUGE change from sleeping on cots in the corner of large shelter rooms. The Portland Press Herald hasContinue reading “www.preblestreet.org”

support gays and lose homeless funding

Preble Street’s Homeless Voices for Justice program has lost a major funding source from the Catholic Church.  The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland and the Washington-based Catholic Campaign for Human Development ended their support and financial backing of the program after last falls political issue about Same Sex marriages.    Over $17,000 in funding hasContinue reading “support gays and lose homeless funding”

Fragile:

Change of focus for a minute to the other side of the desk.  Mine. CNNMoney.com headline depicts social work and several related careers as “stressful jobs that pay badly.” When done right, social work is a dirty and messy job working with people in crisis and helping them to rearrange their lives. So, of course IContinue reading “Fragile:”

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