Success

starts with a

first

Step

Step into job placement and security

The Plan

1. Plan

Schedule an evaluation appointment with our staff. Together we’ll prepare an action plan to improve your training and soft skills as quickly as possible and we’ll help you find the resources to move forward.

2. Prepare

Work the plan! It’s different for all our participants, but can include completing your GED, technical training and improving your soft skills in one of our “Solutions for Success” programs.

3. Proceed

When you’re ready, our job counselors will arrange interviews with local employers that best match your training, skills and aspirations. Our support continues for 6 months after hiring to ensure you’ve got everything you need to succeed.

RVM Brings Together…

Participants

Unemployed, underemployed or post-prison? Add training and soft skills to your resume and we’ll match you with an employer.

Employers

Can’t find workers with the skills your company needs? RVM matches trained workers with companies in Southeast Wisconsin.

Donors

We need you! Underwrite our job coaching and soft skills courses to improve poverty and recitivism in Racine and Kenosha counties.

2020 By The Numbers

Despite COVID-19, our walk-in program helped 106 participants improve their job security.

Participants

Placed in Jobs

Completed Degrees or Are In School

Improved their Job Classification

The RVM Difference

Solutions for Success

We provide classes in “soft skills” employers are looking for, on topics like communication, employer expectations, persistence and positivity. Employees with these skills are more likely to stick with their jobs, find satisfaction in their work and get promoted.

Call today to take the first step.

262-633-8660

Support for RVM

Transformation is possible!

SC Johnson, an RVM supporter, produced this video highlighting our work to tranform our community one particpant at a time.

Second Chances Matter

Dartavian Watson’s story


Dartavian’s return to Wisconsin and into our program has led him to job & financial security, personal fulfillment, and community involvement.

From Prison Reentrant to College Professor

Anton House’s story


Anton House is a doctor of United States history, earning his doctorate from Howard University, a historically black university in Washington, after serving time in prison for drug peddling…

Another life transformed with Racine Vocational Ministry’s help

RACINE — When greeted by Carl Fields, with his easy smile and gentle demeanor, one might never guess he’d spent 16 years in the Wisconsin prison system. Today, Fields spends his days working as the program manager of Racine’s Hospitality Center — and he spends his...

Racine Vocational Ministry takes holistic approach to job placement

Dana Coleman’s Story

Dana was homeless and didn’t even have bus money when he first came to RVM.

Racine Vocational Ministry helps ex-cons start legal businesses

Journal Times business reporter Michael Burke interviews Racine Vocational Ministry Executive Director Jim Schatzman on this edition of Money Talks, the Journal Times weekly online business show. Recorded on May 6, 2014, at the Journal Times....