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JC Tretter

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Buffalo, NY
Hispanics United of Buffalo

The summer fellow to assist the Pre-Employment Program in the job development. This would consist of preparing a marketing plan to showcase the HUB Pre-Employment Program as well as the candidates for placements to employers. In addition he would create a relationship with the Human Resources departments of local companies, unions and other organizations. We currently have working relationships with union apprenticeship programs with the Cement, Plumbers and Carpenters unions. The summer fellow would assist in increasing numbers of referrals and communication with these partners among helping us in building others.

They would be encouraged to visit these companies and organizations to market the program. They would also participate in the Employer Advisory Board and help in expanding this group.

Hispanics United of Buffalo (HUB), established in 1989, is Buffalo’s only community based not for profit organization providing low and moderate income Hispanics, African Americans, immigrants and others with culturally appropriate bilingual programs addressing serious social and economic self sufficiency needs.  HUB offers a wide scope of services to meet the economic and social needs of its clients including: affordable housing referral, emergency shelter grants, domestic violence, health and preventive services, case management, tutoring for youth, court advocacy, senior services, ESL classes and GED tutoring, translation services for clients seeking services from other providers, and a youth development and job readiness training program for youth ages 14-21.

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2010