White Dove Landscaping is a job readiness/training program for residents of Covenant House.
The cornerstone of the program is to teach trainees to show up, on time, every day.
We teach our residents the skills needed to maintain steady employment while providing positive mentoring. Our dedicated crew chiefs serve as role models to trainees, and work with our case managers to develop individualized case plans with concrete goals.
The training program lasts 12-16 weeks, and upon completion, supervisors recommend graduating youth to employers within and outside of the landscaping industry.
White Dove is currently managing over 2000 properties throughout the city, and 100% of White Dove graduates in 2016 are currently employed.
Trainees are taught basic skills that enable them to achieve success no matter the profession they choose to enter. 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.