Check out this story Action News Jax wrote about the program we set up to teach people in Jacksonville how to roof. We’ve been honored to work with the mikeroweWORKS Foundation to help close the skills gap and teach valuable skills to people who want to roll up their sleeves and get to work!

A Jacksonville roofing company was recognized by “Dirty Jobs” star Mike Rowe’s foundation for its teaching program.

Sean Shapiro and his partner, Cameron Shouppe, of Reliant Roofing, Inc., were having a hard time finding enough skilled roofers for their projects, so they decided to start teaching the skill.

They bought a vacant house in Jacksonville and began looking for hardworking people to hire.

“We look for anyone with good soft skills and work ethic, not necessarily skills in roofing,” Shapiro told Rowe’s foundation, mikeroweWORKS… Click here to read the rest of this story on www.actionnewsjax.com

And here is the mikeroweWORKS Foundation’s Facebook post about our program: