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James

James from Chicago, IL

Need first month of rental vehicle to start driving for Uber and getting back on my feet

I need to rent a vehicle in order to start driving for Uber. I believe that my experiences will ensure my employment and I can serve customers!

My need and situation

My name is James and I'm from Chicago, IL. I am a 51-year-old male who is looking to get back into the workforce. I am currently looking to find work and would love to get employed by Uber.

My goals are to find to employment, particularly with Uber, and get a steady income. I plan to rent a vehicle in order to gain employment and become self-sufficient. My trustworthiness, reliability, and ambition make me a great candidate.

I need to rent a vehicle in order to start driving for Uber. I believe that along with the vehicle, my experiences will ensure my employment and I can begin serving customers in need of a ride!

Meeting this need will help me because the vehicle is the only thing standing between me and this job. While employed by Uber, I can continue to make an income and afford my day to day living. This job will help me feel fulfilled, while also allowing me to regularly afford my housing and other needs.

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Validated by Julie from Lincoln Park Community Shelter (What does this mean?)

James has been actively working towards his goals and gaining employment since he joined us at Lincoln Park Community Shelter. He regularly attends classes at LPCS and has successfully completed both a resume building course and an employment readiness program. James has continued to identify his strengths and action steps in order to become gainfully employed. Having the money to rent the car is the key to James successfully driving for Uber and access to housing.

About Julie

My job title is Case Manager. My work involves providing comprehensive case management services to men and women experiencing homelessness within the Chicago area. My goal is to support individuals in becoming self sufficient, so they can support themselves financially and secure housing. What I… Read more