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How to prepare for your next job interview

If you haven’t interviewed for a position in a long time, the interview process can be intimidating! Interview processes and practices change regularly and can vary based on your industry or desired position. Before you step into the boss’s office, you should take time to sharpen your interview…

Staying connected with HopeWorks after graduation

When someone walks alongside you through major life milestones, you want to keep those people around. That’s why so many people who graduate from HopeWorks’ programming continue to connect with the organization: The relationships formed here inspired positive life change and transformation in Jesus Christ.  If you’re a…

How does HopeWorks translate its programs to prison?

One of the cornerstones of HopeWorks’ foundation is second chances. We believe that everyone deserves hope – for their family and their future. We instill these beliefs into our community through our prison ministry. While incarcerated, justice-involved HopeWorks students are able to partake in our Adult Education and…

Meet Louise Koonce, HopeWorks’ development coordinator

Last year, Louise Koonce joined HopeWorks’ ranks to provide administrative and teaching support to several key programs. Once she got to work, it was clear that her skills in design, marketing and outreach communication were invaluable to the organization, earning her the role of development coordinator. With one…

Meet Chris Winton, our Morning of Hope 2021 speaker!

In 2008, we came together for breakfast, fellowship and to discuss the successes of our organization. Now, 13 years later, our Morning of Hope Breakfast is one of our favorite events as we get to commune with you, celebrate all of the blessings the Lord bestowed upon us…

HopeWorks’ new organizational structure

A successful internal structure is key to creating a thriving organization. Like the parable of the two builders in Matthew 7:24, the stronger the foundation, the better chance you have at weathering storms. Since our organization was founded, we’ve grown and expanded exponentially. This growth has been an…

The value of a GED

Americans often think of value in terms of dollars and cents. But value extends beyond an item’s price to include how something makes you feel, the future opportunities it provides and the impact it has on your daily life. A car may cost $2,500, but it allows you…