“Dress for Success is about much more than just suits—simply stated—we change lives.”
Ready to Get Involved?
Below are several ways that you can get involve:
Our suiting program is the best-known component of our work. Personal shoppers help Suits for Success Inc., Dress for Success Hudson County clients select attire for an interview or their first week of work. Volunteers work one-on-one with clients to assist them in picking out an interview suit or 5 office-appropriate outfits (after hiring) along with handbag, accessories and shoes that give clients the confidence to take the first step towards self-sufficiency.
Become a Professional Women’s Group Expert Speaker
Our Professional Women’s Group is designed to provide our network of newly employed Suits for Success Inc., Dress for Success Hudson County clients with a comfortable environment for support, practical information and inspiration to achieve self-defined success in career and life. Volunteers share their expertise and experiences by facilitating discussion of career development topics such as workplace communications, time management, and work-life balance during the monthly meeting of the Professional Women’s Group.
The Career Center
The Suits for Success Inc., Dress for Success Hudson County Career Center offers services and resources that are vital to clients entering the workforce, such as an Internet-accessible computer lab, job search assistance, resume and cover-letter-writing review and interview preparation. Working with the Career Center program gives trained volunteers the opportunity to support our clients in their job searches, review and edit resumes, help write cover letters and offer interview tips.
Suit & Accessories Drives
One simple way for employees to contribute to the Suits for Success Inc., Dress for Success Hudson County mission is to rally their colleagues for a suit and/or accessories drive. During the drive, new or nearly-new interview-appropriate suits/separates, accessories, footwear, and handbags are donated to Suits for Success Inc., Dress for Success Hudson County. We provide templates and guidance to make this program easy to produce—a helpful tip: always inquire what the greatest needs are at your neighboring affiliate!
Special Events & Fundraising
Special events are a vital part of Suits for Success Inc., Dress for Success Hudson County fundraising efforts, and volunteers are often needed to assist in a variety of ways. Whether participating in the event committee, helping with set-up and logistics or attending the event itself, our volunteers play an important role meeting fundraising goals. Ask us for our event calendar and how you may be able to help!
Thank you for your continued support of Suits for Success Inc., Dress for Success Hudson County Our mission is empower individual on their journey toward self-sufficiency by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life. Volunteering with Suits for Success Inc., Dress for Success Hudson County allows you to play an important role in helping men and women gain confidence and enter the professional workforce. To Volunteer with a Program:
- Send your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the opportunity you are interested in. You can also contact our Program Coordinator, Kency Desmangles at 201-469-0013 or email at email@example.com.
- You will be contacted for an interview, and orientation.