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Community Involvement

As the largest, most comprehensive and most highly respected provider of health-related services to the people of the Northwest Baltimore region, LifeBridge Health is a model of excellence for both employees and the surrounding community. Each facility promotes physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual health by offering a variety of onsite health and wellness programs.

LifeBridge Health also embraces a culture of inclusion and mutual respect. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer, the organization takes steps to ensure appropriate representation of women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities, and does not discriminate against any person. Every employee is a valued member of the LifeBridge Health family.

At LifeBridge we understand the importance of community involvement and value the partnerships we have with the respected Community Based Organizations that are assisting local residents to develop a pathway to their personal and professional goals. To that end we are interested in developing formalized partnerships with these organizations and are asking potential partners to answer the following questions so we can best develop and, in many cases, expand on these partnerships. Thank you in advance for your responses and we look forward to maintaining the status as an Anchor Employer for the residents of Northwest Baltimore and the surrounding area.

We are proud to partner with the organizations below!

   

Bon Secours Community Works

Bon Secours Community Works (BSCW) works to enrich West Baltimore communities with  programs and services that contribute to the long-term economic and social viability of neighborhoods. As a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization, BSCW seeks to further the mission of the Sisters of Bon Secours through housing, health, and community development initiatives.

BSCW is dedicated to lifting up the quality of life for at-risk infants, children, teens, young adults, adults, and seniors through its four primary service delivery departments: Career Development, Financial Services, Family Support Services, and Housing and Community Development.

 

Caroline Center

Caroline Center offers a comprehensive 15-week education and career skills training program with exceptional teaching that is inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Our program’s proven results are evidenced in our many graduates – women who are confident, successful, highly qualified healthcare professionals, who are in demand by major area healthcare employers.

   

Project Jumpstart

SoftSkills are interwoven throughout the program. The curriculum covers financial literacy and job policies/education are structured to be similar to construction jobs. The have case managers that provide feedback to clients working to address issues/challenges raised during the class that will impact the job site.  Instructors discuss expectations of the industry and pointing to pass/failure examples.  Part of the training also has strong emphasis on math including a bridge class to support/refresh candidates.  The math component includes emphasis on fractions and decimals – about 7th grade math.   Occupational Training include Pre-Apprenticeship Construction, OSHA training, CPR Training as well as hands on skills but no certificate. 

   

Carroll County Business/Employment Resource Center (BERC)

We have a “soft skills” program covering 10 key soft skill components. These workshops address communication, workplace culture, working with multi-generations, respect, dependability, reasoning and general workplace expectations.   BERC has funding available for companies and certain unemployed individuals who are interested in training leading to an industry recognized credentials. We use a variety of training providers depending on the need and their qualifications.

   

Pressley Ridge

Our program provides essential skill building that supports retention and career development once the student is employed. This 36-hour Job Readiness course covers topics on Communication, Professionalism, Time Management, Attitude, Interview skills, Networking, Problem Solving, Customer Service, etc. We provide personality assessments (MBTI and Holland Code) to further support the need for enhanced self-development and career exploration.    We provide healthcare industry training for entry level students. Our students are trained to become Certified/Geriatric Nursing Assistants and Patient Care Technicians. All certifications received are industry recognized by the Maryland Board of Nursing. 

   

NPower

NPower is a national nonprofit on a mission to move people from poverty to the middle class by training youth from underserved communities and veterans in a range of tech skills and placing them in quality jobs. Students who enter their free, six-month program, earn industry-recognized certifications and graduate with the competencies of an IT professional with one to two years of experience. NPower also places students in paid internships with corporate and nonprofit organizations. Eighty percent of NPower graduates get a full-time job or continue their education.