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We are hiring a part-time Project Manager!

Better Together Project Manager (Part-Time)   Who you are: Are you well organized and detailed oriented? Do you enjoy working behind the scenes? Do you like working within established processes and systems to keep things running smoothly? Are you gifted at moving people through a process? Do you have experience in project and people management? … Continued

We are hiring an Operations Manager!

Better Together Operations Manager   Who you are: Do you have a gift for administration, building systems, and overseeing operations? Are you passionate about making sure people and resources are put to their highest and best uses? Do you enjoy managing and interpreting data to assess the quality and inform recommendations? Do you like a … Continued

We are hiring a Better Families Director!

Better Families Director   Who you are: Do you have experience in human services, but want to do something new and creative? Are you passionate about serving families in crisis? When you look at complex problems and barriers families are facing, do you often ask yourself “what if,” and wish you had more tools or … Continued

Join our team!

We are excited to announce three new positions, which we are excited to add to our growing team. If you have always wanted to work for Better Together, and you’re based from or willing to move to Florida, check out these positions: Better Together Operations Manager Better Families Director Better Together Project Manager (Part-Time) To … Continued

Press Release: Better Together Raises $204,000 at First Annual ‘Night of A Million Dreams’ Gala in Southwest Florida

Estero, Florida: Nearly 200 guests attended the first-annual “Night of A Million Dreams” Gala at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs. Attendees collectively raised $204,000 to support the continued work of Better Together, a local non-profit that strengthens families through work and relationships and help keeps children out of the foster care system. … Continued

Press Release: “The Greatest Showman” Singer Loren Allred is coming to SWFL to perform at Better Together’s ‘A night of a Million Dreams’ Gala.

The February 26th circus-themed Gala will be held at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort, and feature both local and national personalities for a night to remember. ### Estero, Florida: Loren Allred, the singing voice behind the legendary Jenny Lind in the hit movie “The Greatest Showman,” is using her impressive vocals to help raise … Continued

Press Release: A dozen community partners come together to host job fair for neighbors with a record in Jacksonville

Just in time for Christmas, 20 local employers will join the non-profit community in promoting equal opportunity and second chances  ### Clara White Mission will host a Second Chances Job Fair on Tuesday, December 11, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm to encourage equal employment opportunities to job seekers with a criminal record. The job … Continued

Introducing: Better Together

Since our founding in 2015, FlourishNow’s model for volunteer-based community support that saves children from foster care and promotes the value of meaningful work has grown ever stronger. However, to grow this model in the years ahead we know it’s crucial to have a brand that can grow with us. With that in mind, our … Continued

Four Ways to Help a Friend Find Employment

Over the past decade, nearly every American has felt the effects of our economy’s Great Recession. For some, this meant downsizing, more debt, extra shifts, and increased stress. For others, the Great Recession caused layoffs and business closures — often without warning. These people soon faced home foreclosures, overdue bills, and the daunting reality of … Continued

Celebrating 18 months of work in Jacksonville!

Penny, a beloved member at CrossRoad United Methodist Church, was at the door to greet each job seeker coming through the door. Part of that welcome was an offer to pray. This simple gesture touched many, though one young man stood out from the crowd; he told Penny he had been to many job fairs, … Continued