Jobs Plus

This program is for Hocker Heights and Pleasant Heights qualifying residents
See Independence Housing Authority

This information is provided as a public service and is subject to change or deletion.

Jobs Plus Creating a Work Culture
“Inspired by employment and training”

Build Independence

Growing employment in our community

Teamwork includes community partnerships located in eastern Jackson County

Our Success Begins with YOU!

Reaching Out To Hocker Heights & Pleasant Heights Residents: Ages 18-61

  • Providing supportive resources
  • Preparing for the workforce
  • Gaining employment

Why Jobs Plus Is Needed

Hocker Heights and Pleasant Heights residents workforce opportunities:

  • Onsite/offsite weekly job club
  • Hiring events
  • Workforce training programs
  • Creating a work culture with jobs skill training and employment opportunities
  • No cost to Hocker Heights & Pleasant Heights residents

“Jobs Plus team members assisted me with finding a full-time opportunity. I could not have achieved this alone.”

Jobs Plus Earned Income Disregard (JPEID)

Jobs Plus Earned Income Disregard (JPEID)

  • Jobs Plus enrollment begins January 23, 2019
  • Acquired income after January 23, 2019 will be exempt from monthly rent increase (if currently working, income will not be exempt)
  • Maintain permanent employment
  • Qualified for earned income disregard

Preparing Residents for the Workforce Includes:

  • Engaging in training programs
  • Maintaining positive motivation and job security
  • Becoming self-sufficient while improving life style
  • Providing for family members

Who We Are

About Jobs Plus

Creating a work culture in a multi-generational environment. Successfully moving people into the workforce with job skills training and employment opportunities.

Jobs Plus Services

Provides incentives for completing a career training program, enrolling and graduating from college or one year of employment.

What We Do…

Weekly Job Club

Learn how to prepare for the workforce:

  • Job Searching
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Communication Skills – Soft Skills

Weekly Supportive Services:

  • Computer literacy
  • Financial proficiency
  • Transportation
  • Work Attire
  • Child Care
  • Education opportunities ESL and HiSet

Contact Us

Jobs Plus – Hocker Heights

330 North Hocker Drive
Independence, MO 64050
✉ Ann Benson, Program Director
816-836-9200 ext. 348

Jobs Plus – Pleasant Heights

210 S. Pleasant St.
• Lower Level Office •
Independence, MO 64050
✉ Courtnee White, Case Manager
816-836-9200 ext. 329

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