Successful careers are the result of careful planning. Vincent House places a high priority on matching applicant skills with employer needs. While this process may take time and patience in the current economy, the results of successful job placements truly transform lives.
Thanks to the on the job success of participants in our Career & Learning Center, Vincent House has established a wide range of employment partners throughout Pinellas County. Our list of employers includes many high profile businesses such as St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, the Fresh Market, the Sirata Beach Resort, Publix, the Coast Guard Base, St. Petersburg College, The City of Gulfport and the Public Defender’s Office.
The First Paycheck
In our Recovery through Work approach, employment is viewed as the cornerstone to recovery. We love to celebrate the first paycheck when someone returns to work – or holds a job for the first time. For persons living with disabilities, a paycheck is the means to greater independence and self-sufficiency. During the past year, 2014, Vincent House participants collectively earned over $700,000 at 66 different businesses throughout Pinellas County.