BEST Hospitality Training 

Learn about BEST’s incumbent and job seeker programs and their impact here. Our 2015-2016 highlights can be found in our biennial report.


From 2011-2016, 186 individuals participated in the Room Attendant Training Program, which prepared them for good employment with high hourly wages in a growing industry. The following report shows in-depth results of BEST’s Social Return on Investment. 


Graduate Placement Rate


Placements at GBHE Hotels with Excellent Benefits (valued at $8.88 per hour)


Retention Rate Since 2011

Employer Sponsored Health Benefits

  • Before 5% 5%
  • After 83% 83%

Prior to participating in the program, only 5 participants received employer-sponsored health benefits. After completing the program and finding new employment 83 participants receive employer-sponsored health benefits.



Before ( Unemployed or earning less than $10/hr )


After ( Earning More Than $10/hr )