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Vocational Training

Employment plays a critical role in achieving long-term stability.

Our vocational training and work programs empower individuals with the skills, knowledge and opportunities needed to secure meaningful employment — creating pathways toward self-sufficiency and a brighter future.

Through hands-on training, classroom instruction and mentorship, participants develop the knowledge and abilities needed to thrive in the workforce.

“Springs Rescue Mission helped me rediscover my passions and learn new skills that will help me succeed in my new career." - Frank
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"They helped me learn how to use a computer and taught me skills that make me feel more confident in my new career."
Lisa, Former Guest

Rediscovering God-Given Dignity & Growing in Confidence

We offer a range of vocational training opportunities, including culinary arts, custodial work, construction trades and more. Our experienced instructors and supportive staff are committed to helping individuals unlock their potential and pursue fulfilling careers.

By equipping our participants with industry-specific skills and certifications, we open doors to higher-paying and sustainable employment opportunities.

Our vocational training and work programs have continued to empower individuals with the skills and resources necessary for employment. We celebrated the graduation of … individuals from our vocational training programs, with … securing employment within six months.

A Brighter Future

Our commitment to breaking the cycle of homelessness goes beyond providing shelter and basic needs. We are dedicated to equipping individuals with the skills and opportunities necessary to secure stable employment and achieve self-sufficiency.

We believe that gainful employment plays a vital role in breaking the cycle of homelessness. Our vocational training programs equip individuals with valuable skills, job readiness training, and support in their job search efforts.

Through partnerships with local businesses, we facilitate job placement and ongoing support to ensure long-term employment success. Additionally, we offer life skills training, financial literacy education, and workshops that empower individuals to make positive choices and achieve self-sufficiency.

Culinary Arts Training

We believe in the transformative power of education and empowerment.

Our culinary arts program equips individuals experiencing homelessness with culinary skills, providing them with an opportunity to gain valuable job training and work experience. Participants learn essential culinary techniques and receive mentorship from professional chefs. Graduates of the program often find employment opportunities in the culinary industry, helping them secure a stable future and break the cycle of homelessness.

Some program graduates even become employees of Mission Catering, SRM's social enterprise business!

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"They helped me learn how to use a computer and taught me skills that make me feel more confident in my new career."
Former Guest

Skills Classes

At Springs Rescue Mission, we are committed to providing comprehensive support to individuals experiencing homelessness.

Our diverse range of classes aims to empower individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to transform their lives.

Through classes such as Core Purpose, Life Skills and specialized learning programs, we equip our participants with the tools they need to overcome challenges and build a brighter future.

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Career Support

At Springs Rescue Mission, we believe that meaningful employment can play a vital role in overcoming homelessness, poverty and addiction.

We are committed to providing work services that empower individuals to regain their independence, develop new skills and secure sustainable employment.

These programs are designed to equip individuals with valuable skills, job readiness training and support in their job search efforts. Through partnerships with local businesses, we facilitate job placement and ongoing support to ensure long-term employment success.
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“Springs Rescue Mission helped me get back to work. I'm grateful to have a job that I look forward to every morning.”
Tom, Former Guest

Walking beside you on your employment journey.

“They gave me structure and space when I needed it, but they also helped me forge real friendships with people for the first time. They genuinely cared about me. So the more I trusted people here, the better it got. I received so much love and support; it gave me a whole new outlook on life.”
– Kevin
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Securing meaningful employment is a crucial step towards ending homelessness.

We believe that everyone deserves the chance to achieve economic independence and find stability through meaningful employment.

Our career services connect individuals experiencing homelessness with local employers seeking qualified candidates. We work closely with our participants to understand their strengths, interests and career goals, and match them with suitable job opportunities.

Through ongoing support, we help our participants secure employment that aligns with their skills and aspirations.

Where to find us

Springs Rescue Mission
5W Las Vegas Street
Colorado Springs CO. 80903

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