Workforce Development Training

In 2020, despite the COVID-19pandemic, our Workforce Development Training Program served a total of 150 individuals through six weeks of virtual training sessions. With support from the Illinois Department of Human Services, we look forward to another successful year of assisting those who are unemployed to obtain jobs or careers that pay family-supporting wages.

Participants will receive:

  • job search and application training and assistance

  • resume-writing skills

  • interview skills and preparation

  • other key pre-employment skills​

Job Interview
ATM keypad

Other benefits to program participants:

  • $300 per week participation stipend to be paid out monthly. 

  • Support Services for those participants deemed necessary or qualified by IDHS Guidelines.

Requirements:

  • Be able to pass a drug test

  • Have both a computer and reliable internet access

  • Have basic computer knowledge including but not limited to:

    • Zoom Communications​

    • Internet research skills

    • Word processing program knowledge

  • Be available to participate in the entire 6-week program, 5 days, 9a.m. - 11a.m.

Modern Laptop

*Returning Citizens are encouraged to apply

Those who successfully complete the program may obtain jobs in the following sectors:​

Health

Manufacturing

Business 

services

Retail

Security

Young Business Woman
Security Guard
Construction Site

"It was a very good experience for me and I learned valuable information that will aid in my job search."

"Be ready to prepare for job

interviews to go out and get a job."

"Stick with the program

it works."

State of Illinois restrictions:

*Persons who hold a college degree are NOT eligible for the program.

*Members of the same household may not participate in the same cohort

Questions?

Charles Perry 708.813.3025

info@endeleoinstitute.org