Gesher Human Services “Women to Work” program success story

Niecy Mohammed left her job after 26 years after the nonprofit was forced to shut down amid the pandemic. 

The 66-year-old has spent three years in retirement and, after deciding that was long enough, went on the hunt for a new job. But finding a new gig can be tough for those out of the workforce.

That’s when Mohammed found Gesher Human Services, which has its own Women to Work program. Along with a robust labor market and job creation still coming in above expectations, it lined up to be a perfect match.

Now she’s at Presbyterian Villages of Michigan as a new administrative assistant. Fittingly, the organization helps set up housing for seniors.

For Mohammed, the experience has been an enlightening one.

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