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Gillette Program Update: Summer 2020

June 30, 2020 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Photos Above: In the time of COVID-19, Climb staff have connected with graduates and candidates using video technology. Climb participant Breann during last fall’s Professional Workflow Specialist training. Climb has continued to support graduates in these challenging times. Dear...

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Updates for You: Spring 2020

March 11, 2020 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Learning how to stay safe on the job is part of every Climb program and gives participants an edge with employers. Recent examples include First Aid/CPR and OSHA certifications in Cheyenne’s Pipefitting program, back care for Casper Certified Nursing...

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Rising Up: Congrats to Our Gillette Grads!

February 4, 2020 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

“The women in this program included young moms thinking hard about where they wanted to go in life, and women who hadn’t been in school for a while and really wanted to gain new skills relevant in today’s workforce....

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Building Stability in Life: Congrats to our Gillette Grads!

October 22, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

“When these moms came to Climb, they were working so hard and yet still struggling to make ends meet for their families. With determination, they dove into the training, learning a new vocabulary in mechanics and pages and pages...

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Grad Scales Career Ladder in Construction Industry

February 12, 2019 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment, Updates

Pictured above: Amber recalls when her son’s friend told him, “Girls can’t drive trucks,” so he stood up and said, “Yes they can! My mom does!” Now Amber’s daughter also works in the construction industry. Amber has climbed up...

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Lasting Bonds: Congrats to Our Gillette Grads!

June 5, 2018 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“Being a single mother can feel very isolating, so these women came to Climb really wanting to connect with other moms. It meant a lot to them to go through this experience together. Healthcare is the perfect career path...

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“Climb Helped Me Get My Smile Back”

March 13, 2018 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming

Every day, Climb staff advocate for moms to get the help they need to be ready for work. Felicia, who lives in Gillette, knew she wanted to become an electrician for years before graduating from Climb. At the start...

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The Powerful Group Experience: Congrats to Our Gillette Grads!

December 6, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

“This was a brave group of women who weren’t afraid to look deeply into what might be making success more difficult for them and talk openly about it with each other. They kept working together as a group, pushing...

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Climb Wyoming’s Simple Statistics

September 26, 2017 | Posted in: Press

Ryan @ County 17 POSTED ON AUGUST 3, 2017 (Gillette, Wyo.) It’s simple statistics, when moms are successful, their success is transferred to their children, says Stacie McDonald, program director of Climb Wyoming. What McDonald is referring to is the...

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Feeling Worthy: Supporting Grads with Career Success

July 25, 2017 | Posted in: Climb Wyoming, Recruitment

(Above: Climb participants complete the statement “I Am Becoming…” later in the program as a way to share how they’ve come to see themselves differently.) Asking for a raise can be nerve-wracking—just ask Stacie McDonald, Climb Wyoming’s program director...

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