The Job Foundation
The Job Foundation Is Now A Certified Service Enterprise

The Job Foundation Is Now A Certified Service Enterprise

The Job Foundation is pleased to announce that it has been certified by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as a Service Enterprise! Achieving Service Enterprise certification is a very prestigious accomplishment for an organization. In fact, organizations that certify join the top 11 percent

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Valleyopoly Games Support The Job Foundation

Valleyopoly Games Support The Job Foundation

via Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier:

WATERLOO — The Job Foundation has produced a Monopoly-style board game, “Valleyopoly,” customized with businesses from the Cedar Valley, as a fundraiser.

Local businesses are displayed on the box cover, board, cards and money of the classic game.

The locally

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Search for a new Executive Director!

The Changing of the Hats has Begun! We are now in search of a new Executive Director! (Jennifer will be spending more time with students and volunteers). Here’s the job posting:

TJF Executive Director – 20180531


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The Job Foundation Student Spotlight!

Savings Lesson Put Into Real Life ACTION!
Congratulations to one of our oldest high school students, currently in the program, she achieved her goal of saving enough money to purchase her very own car!
She set out on a goal after getting her first job earlier this year. She decided

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How a Parent’s Affection Shapes a Child’s Happiness for Life

How a Parent’s Affection Shapes a Child’s Happiness for Life

Each quarter we have a Parent Advisory Committee Meeting with parents, students, and volunteers.  We include a “Child Coaching” lesson in our gatherings.  We believe we could ALL use some coaching when it comes to raising children; therefore, these lessons are offered to our parents and volunteers.
At The Job

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Nature Day 2017

Nature Day 2017

The Job Foundation got to enjoy some nature, sun, and fun this July!  
Once a year, program participants of The Job Foundation, volunteers and their families have a fun outing at George Wyth State Park. This year’s event included boating, swimming, kayaking, fishing and a picnic. This was the

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Lunch with Rep. Ras Smith

Lunch with Rep. Ras Smith

We are super thankful for all the great role models found in our community! Today, Rep. Ras Smith and a small group of Job Foundation middle school boys sat down for lunch together and learned so much! Thanks also to Rodney’s for the great food!

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