Category Archives: Career Development

Carmen's Story

Carmen first heard about Mi Casa as a recent high school graduate while searching for her first job. A friend of her mother’s had a daughter who had recently completed Mi Casa’s Bilingual Bank Teller training program and Carmen jumped … Continue reading

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Best Practices in Workforce Development Case Management

This article was written by Mi Casa staff member Stephanie Noll (M.S.W.) and was originally posted on the National Council of La Raza’s blog. Effective workforce development training programs include modules that focus on job readiness, such as helping people … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ivan

Ivan was searching the Colorado Nonprofit Association database for places to volunteer when he found Mi Casa Resource Center last September. With a master’s degree in social work and prior experience helping people job search, Mi Casa’s Career Center was … Continue reading

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Roberta, A Determined Superstar

Roberta walked into Mi Casa hoping to access career resources to upgrade her skills and start a new career. “Mi Casa Resource Center is a well-known and positive name in the Denver community,”she said. Roberta had recently decided to switch … Continue reading

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Season to Share Helps Mi Casa and Others

Denver Post Charities’ Season to Share, a holiday fundraising campaign that provides grants to local nonprofit organizations, distributed $2,820,000 last year to move people out of poverty by supporting 65 Denver-area charities. Mi Casa Resource Center is one of the … Continue reading

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Mi Casa Unveils an Impactful New Video

Mi Casa’s new programmatic impact video shows how the agency helps individuals and families achieve their dreams of educational advancement and economic independence. “Yes, dreams come true if you work hard on it and you have the right help too,” … Continue reading

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Career Development: Samuel's Story

Samuel enrolled in Mi Casa’s Workplace Skills and Bilingual Bank Teller career training programs with the desire to break into a stable and growing industry with strong potential for advancement.  Prior to Samuel’s time at Mi Casa, he worked as … Continue reading

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Mi Casa featured in Denver Business Journal as Kellogg Foundation Grant Recipient

Denver Business Journal Date: Friday, June 8, 2012, 4:00am MDT The W.K. Kellogg Foundation gave a two-year, $350,000 grant to Mi Casa Resource Center to support its career training programs. These programs include technical training in health care, customer services … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving story from Mi Casa – Charles

Mi Casa served more than 1,200 people in 2010. One of those people was Charles, a single father of five boys, who found himself in a desperate situation when he lost his job at the end of 2009. Charles is … Continue reading

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