I Learned Many Things!

“They cared about me and my success.”

I came to the United States from Iran with my husband and three children. My case worker from the Department of Workforce Services helped me obtain a referral to the LDS Humanitarian Center to work and study English.

In Iran I had worked for 15 years as a sewing machine operator. The work at the LDS Humanitarian Center was different, so they worked with me and taught me new job skills. Not being able to communicate was the hardest challenge for me, but my job coaches, development specialist, and mentors were patient with me. They cared about me and my success.

While I was at the LDS Humanitarian Center, I learned many skills, such as staying on task, asking questions if I didn’t understand, and doing whatever was asked of me. Because I did these things so well, I was made a shift lead. This position gave me an opportunity to teach others and lead them in the right direction.

I now have a job at a large department store. I work full time and will soon have benefits. My English is much better, and I am successful in my job. I would recommend the LDS Humanitarian Center to anyone who needs to learn English and develop new job skills.

“They worked with me and taught me new job skills.”

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