Want to get involved in the local economy and the welfare of local workers? Become a part of our workforce development board. As a member, you will be able to take an active role in connecting companies with individual job seekers and making our community a better, stronger place. Together, we can help our fellow Contra Costa County citizens find gainful employment, and support local businesses in their quest for great employees.

WHY EMPLOYING THE FORMERLY INCARCERATED MATTERS

Your responsibilities as a board member include:

  • Building and carrying out strategies for our local workforce plan
  • Creating policies and setting goals and objectives that help county residents to be successful
  • Providing necessary support to dislocated workers during economic restructuring
  • Organizing community meetings to evaluate current issues within our local workforce
  • Be a true advocate for our Contra Costa County job seekers and employers
  • Attending bi-monthly, two-hour long board meetings for both the board as a whole and the board subcommittee

Ready to join? Reach out to us at The Kindness Squad by Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department today. We look forward to hearing from you soon and we would love for you to be apart of our board.


Our team at The Kindness Squad is here to ensure that you are employed and well-taken care of. We will work tirelessly to help you find the job that is right for you.

Businesses

We would be more than happy to show you how hiring formerly incarcerated individuals can benefit your business. Not only does employing these people help to make the world a better place, but it helps your business. There are thousand of ex-offenders just looking for the right chance to rebuild their lives. Become a part of helping them do so today.

Job Seekers

With more than 70% of the formerly incarcerated population in Contra Costa County being unemployed, finding a job as an ex-offender can be hard. At The Kindness Project, we are here to help. We know that you want to work, and we are wholeheartedly dedicated to ensuring that you find gainful employment to help you survive and thrive.

Youth

At The Kindness Squad, we proudly offer a wide range of services to help young people find employment. We would be more than happy to help you find a job that you can succeed in and help you start building your life.

Do not hesitate to reach out to us today to find out more about the services we provide. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

The Kindness Squad

The Kindness Squad is encouraging businesses to hire formerly incarcerated people. Statistics show more than 70 percent of formerly incarcerated people are unemployed in Contra Costa County. Consequently, more than 70 percent of people who get out of jail end up committing more crimes (burglary, drug trafficking) and go back to jail.