White Dove is a job readiness / training program for residents of Covenant House.
Our residents learn the hard and soft skills necessary to maintain steady employment while receiving positive mentorship from staff. Youth receive on-the-job training within our Food Service, Housekeeping, and Landscaping departments. The training program lasts 8-12 weeks, and upon completion, supervisors recommend graduating youth to employers.
Youth learn basic skills for success no matter their future profession. The ten primary soft skills they develop are:
CHNOLA is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Much more than “just a shelter,” we provide supportive counseling and the tools needed to help our youth become independent, productive members of our community.