Over the past 2 months I have been volunteering with the Chattanooga Community Kitchen (CCK) helping homeless individuals in Chattanooga prepare for the job market. Every Thursday after they attend their weekly Employment class (led by Rob Lawrence), I volunteer time to help create/critique resumes and conduct mock interviews, etc.
Some of these individuals have never had a resume before and my role is to help them recognize and celebrate their skill sets/experiences that God has given them and provide encouragement in their pursuit of employment. They are pretty amazing individuals when you sit down and get to know them. I love it when I drill down and start to ask specific questions and they start rattling off all the things they have learned and can do…it is uplifting for them and myself. Every Thursday I leave in awe of their work experiences and how capable these individuals are.