May 1st is May Day, traditionally a day to recognize laborers and tradespeople, whether in manufacturing, building arts, landscape management or a variety of other
A goal here at GOSO is to ensure our participants are being connected to new ideas and diverse opportunities. Challenging participants to dive deeper into their passions and think about the future is a crucial part of our work, and employment is one area that benefits from this exercise.
Michael Van Leuvan has a wife and three kids and lives in the Bronx. He’s thrilled to be earning $20 an hour as the manager of a Mexican fast food restaurant in Manhattan, and he’s hoping to get a 10 percent raise in the near future.
Employment is one of GOSO’s fundamental “Three E’s”: Education, Employment, and Emotional Well-Being. Our robust employment program, GOSOWorks, connects our participants with internship opportunities with over 70 employer partners across New York City. The Internship2Employment model consists of a three-month paid internship (GOSO subsidizes the wages), which can turn into a full-time employment opportunity.
Every week, GOSO acknowledges a Participant of the Week (POTW) for his commitment and achievements. What does it take to make a great mini-baguette? The
Members of the New York chapter of City Year came to the Getting Out and Staying Out offices in February and volunteered their time to
Mr. Goldsmith, Hello, it’s been a long time since we’ve last saw/spoke to each other. I have to say that I’ve been living in a
GOSO relies on the generous donation of time and expertise by volunteers (like you!). Below are projects and programs for which we are currently recruiting