Our Mission

Seattle Jobs Initiative creates opportunities for people to support themselves and their families through living-wage careers. [button url=”/about/” target=”_self” size=”small” style=”bluegrey” ]LEARN MORE[/button]

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Connecting to Opportunity

Ellen’s story showcases the positive role the SJI program can play in helping Seattle residents make the important connections between skills, employer partners, good jobs, continued college attainment, and simply: opportunity. [button url=”/about/success-stories/ellens-story/” target=”_self” size=”small” style=”bluegrey” ]LEARN MORE[/button]

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Celebrating 15 Years: 2012

We?re proud to be marking 15 years of opening doors to living-wage careers this year. [button url=”/news/sji-celebrates-15-years/” target=”_self” size=”small” style=”bluegrey” ]LEARN MORE[/button]

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Why the Need?

Did you know that 25% of Seattle residents live below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level? SJI helps people acquire the skills they need to advance out of poverty. [button url=”/about/facts-results/” target=”_self” size=”small” style=”bluegrey” ]LEARN MORE[/button]

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Employer Involvement

Through partnerships with active and engaged local employers, SJI provides participants with key performance skills training, mentorships with dedicated industry professionals, and the opportunity to participate in internships ? which in many cases can be a springboard into a full-time position. [button url=”/employers/” target=”_self” size=”small” style=”bluegrey” ]LEARN MORE[/button]

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