Course Description

THRIVE stands for "Teaching Habits to Reach Independence and Viable Employability." THRIVE is a program that offers students an opportunity to gain valuable workforce knowledge and apply soft skills in real-world settings. The program also provides opportunities to interact with Leeward Community College's faculty and employer partners to obtain vital information about how to find a job and be successful in the workplace. Service learning and volunteerism will be introduced to students as a pathway to gain work experience. THRIVE is a post-secondary education and employment experience for job seekers.

Who would benefit from THRIVE?

  1. Individuals with no work experience or history of continual job loss.
  2. College students contemplating to leave LeewardCC.
  3. Individuals who have work/military experience and difficulty seeking and/or retaining employment.
  4. Students leaving adult education and preparing to enter the workforce.
  5. Unemployed individuals attempting to return to the workforce.
  6. People exiting the corrections system.

Learner Outcomes

Program Objectives:

  1. Establish work history and increase job network.
  2. Develop soft skills, such as organization, punctuality, teamwork, conflict resolution.
  3. Increase awareness of Hawaii-based occupations to make effective career decisions.
  4. Apply soft skills authentically in the community through volunteering and service learning.
  5. Experience college life on campus and gain friendships.


Joy Mahiko 
Workforce Development Coordinator

For assistance call our office at 455-0477.


Must have the desire and motivation to work.

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Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $980.00
M, T, W
9:00AM to 12:15PM
Aug 26, 2019 to Oct 23, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $980.00
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