Tonight in Bakersfield, many of our neighbors will go to bed hungry, homeless and hopeless.
Educating for a better future!
Microsoft Office and GED Certification are both available to each guest who chooses to participate. We help them by providing an on-site instructor, and teachers who volunteer their time to provide the training needed to pass their certification.
The Learning Center is a comprehensive multimedia facility with 15 computers staffed by a fully credentialed instructor. It is available for all the men and women Mission’s Recovery Program, transitional living after care, as well as guests in our HIS program.
CompTIA A+ is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. It is about much more than PC repair.
- Better prepared to troubleshoot and problem solve.
- Technicians understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.
“More than one-half of homeless heads of households lack a high school diploma or GED. These individuals are likely to have fewer job opportunities, work fewer hours, and earn lower wages than those with a high school diploma or GED. Without long-term steady employment, the probability of returning to homelessness greatly increases.” (Icphusa.org)