Locals find jobs through Fremont Career Placement Pilot program

7 Dec 2018

When local resident James Smith was struggling to make his rent payment, he contacted the Fremont Area United Way to see if the local non-profit could help.

“I knew they offered rent assistance and I was just figuring I would jump through the hoops and that would be it,” he said.

Although Smith did receive rent assistance — he ended up with something worth a whole lot more — a new full-time job.

Smith was one of 10 local residents who participated in Fremont Career Placement pilot program developed by a variety of local organizations and businesses to help people better their lives through providing job training and access to local gainful employment opportunities.

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