The Employment Program at Caritas of Austin provides clients opportunities to find and keep jobs so they may support themselves and their families. Clients receive assistance with short-term job placement as well as long-term career development. Last year, more than 450 individuals were placed in jobs, which not only benefits the individual on their path toward self-sufficiency but it also strengthens our community and economy as a whole.
Our Free Support Services Include:
Benefits of Hiring from Caritas of Austin:
Quick Access to Employees -Caritas has the ability to fill job openings quickly to help avoid advertising costs and take advantage of FREE referral services.
Skills and Experience - From farmers to business owners, Caritas clients have a variety of work experience and skills. Many have secondary and post-secondary education with numerous years of work experience. They are enthusiastic individuals seeking employment who are dedicated, loyal, and possess a diverse skill set and willingness to learn.
Low-Risk and Long-Term Employees - Our clients receive free support services that address the external issues that commonly affect an individual’s employment including food, housing, education, and transportation. Caritas also participates in the Federal Bonding Program for clients with criminal backgrounds.
Tax Incentives - Your business could qualify for certain tax credits such as the Federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit and training incentives when you employ those receiving public assistance.
Promote Self-Sufficiency - Hiring Caritas clients helps them move toward self-sufficiency. It strengthens our client’s lives, their families, our community, and the economy.
Build Your Company Brand - Caritas rewards employers by publicizing your company on our website and featuring partners in our eNewsletter.
If you are looking to become employed as a Caritas staff member, please see our Available Staff Positions page.