Employment Services

About Employment Services Ι 732-357-0590 Ι info@interfaithrise.org

Help WantedAt I-RISE, we believe that stable employment is a crucial component of successful resettlement and integration. Through our Employment Services, we strive to empower refugees and immigrants with the skills, resources, and support necessary to achieve economic self-sufficiency, build sustainable futures, and contribute meaningfully to their new communities.  Some of the services we provide include:

    • resume writing 
    • job searching  
    • job application assistance 
    • job readiness workshops 
    • interview preparation classes 
    • job orientation 
    • information about childcare & public transportation 

Eligibility:  You MUST be an established I-RISE client before you can use Employment Services. Please call 732-357-0590 or email info@interfaithrise.org  Additionally, if you are a supporter, the IRISE Employment team advises that you have completed the necessary paperwork for your beneficiary to work. I.E. social security card and employment authorization document (EAD).


One-Stop Career Centers

New Jersey’s One-Stop Career Centers offer the most services and provide the most direction for jobseekers. They are staffed with qualified employment counselors to provide guidance for jobseekers. Other services offered at these locations include:

  • job search assistance
  • training and education assistance
  • specialized services
  • on-site resource rooms (PCs, telephones, etc.)

Click on this link to find the Career Center in your county.


Job Training

Middlesex County College Career Training Center

Raritan Valley Community College Career Training

Easterseals Employment and Training – for clients with developmental challenges

Occupational Training Center of Burlington County – for clients with developmental challenges

Ocean County College Workforce & Professional Education

Community Food Bank of NJ Job Training Programs – No-cost “on the job” training programs

Edison Job Corps Center – for 16-24 year-olds


Supplemental Resources

Interfaith-RISE is a program of the Reformed Church of Highland Park Affordable Housing corporation, a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization that provides affordable housing, supportive services, and connection to meaningful community to low-income individuals and families in central New Jersey. All RCHP-AHC projects are non-discriminatory and are open to the public. Learn more at rchp-ahc.org

Office Locations

Highland Park Office:
19 S. 2nd Ave
Highland Park, NJ 08904

I-RISE South Office:

2384 E. Landis Ave
Vineland, NJ 08361