Position: Security Officer
Employer: Grasmere Place
Employed: 3 Months
Antonio is a participant of the WIOA program. Antonio began coming to Youth Job Center in February of 2018. After completing our Work Readiness Training and identifying areas of strengths, career advisors assisted him creating a goal plan to become a Security Officer.
Antonio completed a 20 hr. Unarmed Security Officer Certification. After successfully obtaining his PERC Card, he was offered multiple positions. He was able to select the highest paying position. Despite all of Antonio’s personal barriers, he has maintained professionalism and a strong work ethic which lead to a promotion and raise during his short tenure with Grasmere Place.
Working as a Security Officer at Grasmere Place exposed Antonio to the need for high quality caretakers for people with mental illnesses and the elderly. As next steps, Antonio plans to pursue training program within healthcare field.
Keep up the great work, Antonio!