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First Step Staffing Names New CEO

First Step Staffing, Inc. is excited to announce that Amelia Nickerson, previously Vice President of Development and Community Relations, has been promoted to CEO for the organization. Amelia joined the First Step team in January 2018 bringing with her more than a decade of experience as a fundraiser, volunteer, and board member for [...]


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Coronavirus Awareness and Actions

First Step Staffing continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation and guidance surround the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  Thank you for the steps you have already taken to minimize the impact of this virus.  We are fully committed to the safety of our employees, clients and customers while we work to continue providing [...]



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Philadelphia Inquirer Reports: Philly launched a program to put homeless people to work. Here’s what happened.

by Samantha Melamed (updated June 11, 2019) As a Monday morning rain rinsed LOVE Park and chased early commuters into their offices, 34 people gathered by the LOVE sculpture and waited impatiently for a lottery to begin. Roberto Valdez, an outreach worker from Mental Health Partnerships (MHP), read out the numbers, and wide grins broke [...]



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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – How the Atlanta Braves are helping homeless men and women get jobs

By: Helena Oliviero, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sept 13, 2017 When Darnell Wood was released from prison a year ago, he immediately started looking for a job. As the weeks dragged on — two weeks, four weeks, six weeks, Wood was no closer to securing employment. Staying in a homeless shelter, Wood received letters from staffing [...]