Salvador Gomez, El Sol’s Featured Worker for June/July, loves to volunteer, especially in the kitchen where he regularly helps with everything from making coffee to serving lunch and scrubbing pots and pans.A native of Guatemala, Gomez 22, has been coming to El Sol since it opened in 2006 and eagerly volunteers as often as he can in the kitchen. He also has taken ESL classes, worker safety seminars and vocational training workshops. Recently, he was elected to the board of directors of the Workers Council. He is an experienced landscaper whose skills include laying sod and tree trimming. Gomez lives with his father, Lorenzo, and brothers, Alberto and Samuel Gomez. He said his life has been much better in the years since El Sol opened, because it provides a safe and organized place for people to obtain jobs. When he’s not working or volunteering, Gomez said he likes to watch television. Congratulations to Salvador Gomez and his well-deserved recognition as featured worker for June and July. As featured worker, Gomez receives priority for hiring for three days.