Meet Mia Friedman
Mia Friedman, 24, a resident of Hermosa Beach, was a clerical intern at the Friendship Foundation, and sent to the South Bay One-Stop Center in Torrance in May 2021. After obtaining job preparation training, Mia was enrolled in the youth program and qualified for a paid internship as a clerical assistant with the Friendship Foundation.
In addition to improving her computer skills, Mia learned how to use the DASH software that the organization relied on to coordinate participant and volunteer involvement in a variety of special events. Because of her success and steady improvement, Mia was hired by the Friendship Foundation.
Outcome and Benefits:
Mia is very grateful for the support she received from the One-Stop Center staff in helping her realize how her strengths and previous experiences can be helpful in a new work environment.