Meet our Featured Volunteer: Garrett Rink!

Based on the experience of a family member who went through the program, Dylan decided to volunteer with the WorkFaith Garrett is a freelance audio engineer who found out about WorkFaith only a few months ago when they were looking for someone to edit a podcast. He has thoroughly enjoyed giving back to the amazing community that WorkFaith has created. Currently, Garrett is …

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Dylan Doener!

Based on the experience of a family member who went through the program, Dylan decided to volunteer with the WorkFaith Connection over the summer. As a receptionist, he had the pleasure of working with the incredibly kind and dedicated WorkFaith team. Currently, a sophomore at The University of Texas at Austin, Dylan is majoring in biology and pursuing a business …

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Marina Llorente Cudala!

Marina has volunteered with WorkFaith since 2020. She has volunteered as a Financial Peace University Coordinator and Practice Interviewer. She’s passionate about advocacies, volunteering and helping various groups do evangelistic events in the Philippines such as previous Festivals of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, the Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine, and the Unicef’s Walk the World. She faithfully serves …

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Emily Chew!

Emily is a Pacific Northwest native who connected with WorkFaith in the midst of the pandemic. She was searching for socially distanced community service opportunities and found WorkFaith to be perfect match. “I love that WorkFaith grounds something so practical as employment with Christ-centered faith because that’s where the foundation, the true and strong foundation, really is.” Her usual volunteer …

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Victoria Fradette!

She has been volunteering with WorkFaith in various capacities for several years now. She started out volunteering as a Graduate Encouragement Caller one Tuesday a month (a role that she LOVED), and when COVID took over, she started volunteering as a Job Accelerator Program virtual practice interviewer. Victoria shared, “I cannot articulate the extent to which I’m encouraged and humbled …

Meet our Featured Volunteer: Alfredo Alberto!

Alfredo joined the Workfaith volunteer family in 2020 and is now a Volunteer Ambassador. He has served in various volunteer roles: Practice Interviewer, Virtual Prayer Experience, Graduation Igniter, and so much more. He is a Family and Community Health Extension Agent for Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program. As an extension agent he serves the people of Houston, Texas …

Generosity at Work || Jamaal

After entering Star of Hope, “Jovial” Jamaal found himself at the beginning of a new life. Jamaal had tried to live life on his own terms and his own way, leading him to a life of drugs, alcohol, and pain. He ended up homeless on the streets of California, and his dad pleaded with him to come to Texas and …

Generosity at Work || Tammie

Tammie’s childhood was marked with many challenges. Her mother was an exotic dancer, and she never lived with her father. At age 11, her stepfather and mother divorced. At 19 years old, Tammie was trafficked by her aunt and her aunt’s best friend who was a madame in Louisiana. Tammie’s past as a human trafficking victim had caused her to …

Generosity at Work || Charles

“Committed” Charles found himself living in a transitional facility, stemming from bad choices, and recovering from previous medical issues. He was looking to get a new start by searching for employment again. He was referred to WorkFaith by community partner, Star of Hope, where he had recently completed the Men at Work program. He was skeptical about the Workforce Development …

Generosity at Work || Abdulla

While Abdulla had over 30 years of international banking experience in Dubai and India, he experienced many difficulties re-entering his career field in the United States. He was told repeatedly that he needed experience in America to be able to find a career in banking. Abdulla also faced ageism due to his senior citizen status. By the time he was …

Generosity at Work || Paula

Meet Paula. Paula graduated from WorkFaith’s Workforce Development Training in August of 2018. Originally from Alaska and a proud graduate of Texas A&M University, Paula had over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. In November of 2016, Paula was laid off from her position at an environmental consulting firm due to a lack of funding. Unfortunately, …

Generosity at Work || Sara

“I was employed with a company out of state, so I was working remotely from my home office. Among many others in my company, I lost my job due to COVID-19. I found WorkFaith because I needed to get started with my job search, and WorkFaith’s Boot Camp gave me the motivation I needed to launch into that search. It’s …

Generosity at Work || Jonathan

Meet Jonathan. Jonathan is a promising young WorkFaith graduate. He graduated from our Virtual Boot Camp in June of 2020! He came to WorkFaith with the desire to learn employability skills. The skills he wanted to focus on were effective networking, job search techniques, and creating a solid resume. Shortly after completing the Boot Camp, Jonathan contacted his coach and …

Generosity at Work

Over the months of November and December, you will see stories from a few of the WorkFaith graduates you are impacting through your giving. We are excited to share these stories with you through emails and social media and ask that you would consider giving to the work that God is doing here at WorkFaith! “I was a college graduate …

Believe in People

WorkFaith is partnering with StandTogether to fundraise for the remainder of 2020!  StandTogether’s book ‘Believe in People’ shares lessons from decades of successes and failures in business and philanthropy, as well as applying the principles that have enabled social progress throughout history. For each book sold, StandTogether will donate the cover price ($30) to support WorkFaith! How does it work? …

Grateful, Humble, & Generous

As we enter the holiday season, we are continuing to set our eyes on Jesus and the calling He has given us here at WorkFaith. The heart of Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas is one of gratitude, humility, and generosity. All of these things are a product of the Gospel at work in our hearts as believers in Christ. Grateful We …