Turnaround, Inc.’s Workforce Empowerment Program brings comprehensive trade skills training and long-term employment opportunities
to Washington DC residents, who are overcoming significant hiring barriers. Including, exiting homelessness and prior incarceration.
TAI’s business model is to operate as a contract vendor, providing painting and property maintenance services
to residential and commercial properties throughout the area. Once hired, our trainees learn a wide variety of trade skills necessary for performing property maintenance work, including painting, plastering, drywall installation, and basic plumbing and electrical skills.
Our First 2 Years at a Glance
15 trainees hired full-time
60% trainee retention rate of 6 months or more
Nearly half of all trainees celebrated a year on the job
Trainees have performed more than 600 property maintenance and painting assignments
Multiple trainees have successfully transitioned into mainstream employment, using the skills they gained working with Turnaround.