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Office Hours Update

Missoula Works and the Housing Advocate Network have started hosting open office hours for intakes with those looking for jobs and/or housing readiness assistance on Mondays-Thursdays from 10am-12pm. We will also be hosting a housing group advocacy class on Fridays from 10am-12pm. Please note that masks are required during our office hours. If you have any questions, please call us at (406) 926-3400.

Missoula Works Announces Partnership with Missoula Aging Services!

Missoula Works is proud to announce a partnership with Missoula Aging Services to assist seniors in our community by providing our Get It Done services, including snow removal and property maintenance!

Our Services

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. – Christopher Reeve
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Get It Done

Our ready to work Get It Done Crew can take care of the honey-do list that’s been building up at your house! Designed to provide one-on-one support for employees while simultaneously teaching them hard skills needed for a labor crew.
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Temporary Staffing

Through partnerships with local agencies, we are able to place employees at external agencies, temporarily hired through us with the end goal being permanent employment at their placement agency.
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Mama's Promise

Mama’s Promise is a jewelry line venture between Missoula Works and Family Promise. It gives mothers with newborns experiencing homelessness a creative outlet and an opportunity to earn income.
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Who We Are

Our Vision

Missoula Works is a wholly owned-for-profit subsidiary of the Missoula Interfaith Collaborative organization. Missoula Works was founded in 2016, and our mission is to provide employment opportunities, both temporary and permanent, for the long-term unemployed in the Missoula community. All proceeds directly support Missoula Interfaith Collaborative.

 

Our Goals

  • Empower leadership through training and employment opportunities.
  • Create a pathway for employment for those who have otherwise faced barriers to being employed.
  • Provide support in other areas to help ensure success in both personal and professional life.

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Why Missoula Works?

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Values

It is important to us that everyone within our organization can work on, improve on, and uphold the following important values that are extremely valuable in not only getting and keeping employment, but also in other walks of life:

  • Professionalism
  • Conflict Management
  • Time Management
  • Communication
  • Team Building

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Mission

Missoula Works aims to maximize social impact by working with those who have experienced barriers to employment, specifically homelessness and low income. Through a supportive and professional environment we provide the guidance and job skills needed to secure quality employment and begin working toward professional success.

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Support

With our Job Support Specialists paired up with our employees, we excel at working with individuals at all levels of experience, skill and background. Our staffing agency trains, places and supports qualified people with socially responsible employers. New employees are provided with soft skill training and hard skill training through our Get it Done work program.

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Community

Missoula Works values our community partners immensely. Building relationships with different people and agencies throughout the community helps us to have more employment opportunities for people, become better known, and ultimately make a bigger social impact.

Get Involved!

Are you interested in applying for a job with us, partnering with us, signing up for our newsletter, or have inquiries?

We always have space for more people to join our team, whether it be informing you as a community member or formally partnering with us or seeking employment. Provide us with your contact information and let us know your reason for reaching out, and we will be in touch with you shortly!

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Job Seekers

Start your journey to long-term employment with Missoula Works today!

  1. Feel free to complete the Missoula Works application, W4, and I-9 at home. Print and fill out the application beforehand or complete one at our office.
    1. Alternatively, use this link to fill out the application online.
  2. Visit our office to complete the in-person intake with a Missoula Works job support specialist. We host open office hours at our office on Mondays-Thursday, 10am-12pm.
  3. If you have valid ID, please bring this along when you stop by for your intake.
  4. Click here to see our current job openings! If you can’t find a specific job you’re interested, still feel free to contact us and we’ll do our best to find a job placement for you!

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Our Team

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Paige Pavalone

Executive Director

Originally from the Endless Mountain region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Paige attended East Stroudsburg University where she obtained bachelor’s degrees in both Political Science and Communication Studies. Paige served as a research assistant in Ghana, West Africa at that time studying women grassroots political participation. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2004. Paige then moved to Missoula Montana and attended graduate school at the University of Montana, studying International Relations. Between 2007 and 2015 Paige worked in law enforcement and focused on areas including Cadet training, Search and Rescue operations and Public Information. In 2015, Paige worked as a contractor for Missoula Economic Partnership and the Missoula Airline Revenue Guarantee. In 2016 Paige took a position of Executive Director at Missoula Works where she continues to test new lines of revenue and expand employment opportunities to marginalized Missoulians. Paige and her partner, Cody, enjoy spending time fishing and camping with their three awesome girls, Delaney, 13, Makenna, 12 and Francesca, 5.
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Jessica Kearns

Job Support Specialist

A native Montanan, Jessica is attending the University of Montana to obtain her Bachelors in Social Work. She is excited to be joining the Missoula Works Team as a practicum student. She is looking forward to learning and working with the Missoula Works team. When she is not attending school and doing homework, Jessica enjoys spending time with her children, reading for enjoyment and playing with her dog.
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Lindsay Nugent

Jesuit Volunteer, Job Support Specialist

Lindsay grew up in the town of Somers, New York, and later attended Siena College in upstate New York, where she majored in political science and minored in religious studies. She graduated in 2020. A second-generation Jesuit Volunteer with JVC Northwest, Lindsay is looking forward to being this year’s JV/AmeriCorps member with Missoula Works and is excited to get to know Montana. She enjoys spending time outdoors, reading, and cooking with her JV housemates.
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Dalton Galland

Get It Done Crew Lead

Dalton came to Missoula Works in February 2020 looking for work, and has since moved up to be our Get It Done Crew Lead after demonstrating to us that he’s not afraid of hard work! Before working with Missoula Works, Dalton had limited labor crew experience, but has learned a lot and grown as a person and employee while being a part of our team. We’re happy to have Dalton on board!
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Lee Allen

Get It Done Crew Project Manager

Lee grew up in Virginia and West Virginia. He attended Fairmount State University in West Virginia and received a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology. In 2003, he moved from the east coast to Alaska where he worked in commercial fishing and ran a restaurant. Lee has a background in the construction and landscape management and has 10 years of experience in the industry. In 2013, Lee came to Missoula looking for adventure and opportunity. When he’s not working as the Missoula Works project manager, he enjoys hiking, camping, playing guitar, and spending time with his family.

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Get In Touch!

We are looking forward to working with you!

Are you interested in working for us, scheduling the Get It Done Crew, or getting involved? Give us a call or send us an email to get in touch with us.

Address

2205 34th St.
Missoula, MT 59801

Business Hours

Mon – Fri  9 am – 5 pm

Closed Saturday, Sunday

Phone

1 (406) 926 3400

 

Email

paige@missoulaworks.com

jessica@missoulaworks.com

lindsay@missoulaworks.com