The Southwest Creations Hacia: Toward the University program is now hiring a program facilitator:

Hacia College Readiness Program Facilitator

Specific information about each position, including how to apply, is available through the links above.


Southwest Creations Collaborative (SCC) is a women-driven contract manufacturing social enterprise with a mission to alleviate poverty and build economic and educational opportunity across generations. Implementing a holistic and family-centered approach, SCC provides dignified employment while also improving access to education for children and adults. In our Albuquerque-based production facility, we produce sewn soft goods and hand-crafted products while providing kitting, assembly, and packaging services. Developing and implementing proven two generation strategies in family engagement, early childhood development, employability, and college readiness, we incorporate popular education to address the root causes related to poverty in our community.

Hacia: Toward the University

Hacia: Toward the University (Hacia) allows SCC to apply our best practices to impact a much greater number of families in addition to those we can employ in our market-driven enterprise. This two-generation family engagement program inspires and supports whole families as they navigate the pipeline from pre-k to higher education. Hacia builds an intergenerational culture of engagement and lifelong learning.

To date, participants have achieved a 98% high school graduation rate and 95% college attendance rate. The Hacia team currently works with 600 families in Albuquerque and has plans to greatly expand its impact over the next 10 years.


SCC is a proud equal opportunity, family-friendly employer that simultaneously promotes work-life balance and accountability to our community and mission. The salaries are competitive and based upon experience. Benefits include:
● 10 days of paid personal leave
● 5 days of paid sick leave
● 5 paid holidays
● Monthly Health insurance stipend
● On-site childcare for $.25 per hour (based on availability)

Hacia in Action! Join our Team!
Hacia Family Video
SCC Video

Hacia: Toward the University is hiring interns:

Hacia Intern I
Hacia Intern II

Specific information about each internship position, including how to apply, is available through the links above.