Hello, my name is Connor and i just turned 21 a couple weeks ago. About 2 years ago i got a job as janitor at a local elementary school. And the job sucked but it was nothing i couldn’t handle. Fast forward to 3 months ago i quit that job. The reason i quit was unfair treatment, but most importantly it was because of safety concerns. A new boss came in and had us working with chemicals that cleaned grout in the bathrooms. This stuff was commercial grade and acidic. Which was okay at first but then 2 people got sent to ER. 1 was because of poisoning and the other one was inhaling too many fumes and being unable to breath and passing out. Yet they never changed what we were cleaning with, and we were unqualified to use it. We never were given mask, no safety measures were put up to keep our workplace safe. i spent a whole summer around that chemical everyday and eventually started getting pains in my lungs. i notified my boss and she didn’t do anything but tell me to be more careful. So i told her a week after that, that i will leave if something doesn’t change. Nothing ended up changing so i quit my job.
I quit on July 30th 2019. I had “a lot” of money saved, so i was okay on bills during my job search. Here is where my problem comes into play. I was a knucklehead kid that didn’t care about my future. Which resulted in me dropping out of high school. I live in a rich county in Indiana, i’m originally not from here but moved here to stay with my mom 5 years ago. The reason i say this, is because finding a job to take you in, with no diploma in a rich county is not easy. I did it to myself at the end of the day but i deeply regret not continuing school. I’ve been on the job hunt since August 1st 2019. It is now October 24th 2019 when i’m writing this. I have applied everywhere i can and no one will call me back. I’ve had 2 interviews and they never called me back. I also don’t have a car anymore so i’m limited to where i can apply. I do have a bike but Indiana winters are harsh so i cant get a job too far away.
Its hard for me to ask for help. I’m the figure it out myself type. I live with my girlfriend of 4 years in a rented house. She can pay this months bills then that’s it. Then we are 100% broke. I need money fast. I have been trying everyday, re-applying and talking to mangers at stores but i’ve yet to have luck.
Thank you for the read and Thank you weather or not you decide to help me financially. In case your wondering my bills cost, here they are….Rent $950, Water $30, Power $120, Wifi $100, Gas $40 and Phone $60. Thank you. Have a good day.