Employment Services at Hello Neighbor

Empowering refugee and immigrant individuals and families to achieve financial stability through employment and supportive services.

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Since the inception of our employment program in 2022, Hello Neighbor’s Employment Programs have assisted 50 refugee and immigrant families via employability and other supportive services.

This included helping

Job Seekers Obtain Employment
Average Starting Wage of
Per Hour Plus Benefits

Additionally, our Employment Programs provided supportive services to

Other Household Members
Pregnant People
Young Adults completing their high school education

What We Do

Hello Neighbor provides a range of individualized services focused on economic empowerment through employment and overcoming barriers to self-sufficiency.

Services typically include:

  • Orientation to employment norms and laws in the United States
  • Resume and interview preparation
  • Job referrals and application assistance
  • Transportation assistance
  • Budgeting and household management support
  • Interpretation and translation services
  • Access to Job Club and weekly Office Hours
  • Case management services focused on overcoming barriers to self-sufficiency

In 2024 we will serve Allegheny County and Washington County.

For Refugee and Immigrant Job Seekers

If you arrived in the U.S. within the past 5 years and are authorized to work, you may qualify for one of Hello Neighbor’s Employment Programs.

For Employers

Are you an employer who welcomes immigrant and refugee job seekers?

The following information will be helpful to us in matching those we serve with available opportunities:

  • An attached job description or position title
  • Location(s)
  • Hourly pay rate or salary range
  • Full-time or part-time
  • Benefits
  • Available shifts if applicable
  • If the job site(s) is accessible by public transportation
  • Education and experience requirements


Please contact Maddy McGrady, Employment Supervisor, for more information, to find out if you are eligible or to share your current openings.

Contact: maddy@helloneighbor.io