Together We Can Foundation is a non-profit whose mission is to improve outcomes for at-risk youth in transition to independent adult life and the workforce in Hampton Roads and Southeastern Virginia. Everyday, their team is working hard to ensure that these youth are better prepared, more connected and have a greater sense of optimism about their future.
For their Smart Transitions program, TWC wanted to leverage technology and build a platform that would allow the youth to get notifications and search for job positions while making it easy for the partner companies to post new job positions. They were looking to build an ecosystem that would securely connect the youth students with the companies.
For their Smart Transitions Life-Work Portfolio class, TechArk was engaged to develop a complete platform including the mobile apps for iOS and Android and the administration website. The mobile apps would be used by the youth students to securely create their profile and they can easily search for and get notifications about new job postings within the platform. In addition to the job search, the student also uploads their high resolution portrait photography provided by Smart Transitions and also have access to several Interview Preparation questions. All this information is available at their fingertips from the mobile app – Find Work. The staff at TWC can use the Administration account to manage the partner companies, the youth records and the jobs that are active on the platform thus making it super easy to manage the data year after year.
For the past several years, TechArk has supported this platform and maintained it for newer system updates. In addition to the Find Work mobile app platform, TechArk has also since redesigned twcfoundation.org website. This site is rich with features including online donations, blogging and secured forms – all with the custom designed look and the quality of all our websites. We are actively working on yet another project for this customer and this new solution will be a game changer when it comes to Smart Transitions and their digital initiatives.