Workforce Development Training
The COVID-19 pandemic taught us numerous lessons. Among those lessons - expect the unexpected and be prepared to shift when necessary. Many individuals lost jobs or became under-employed, and plenty of students had not yet had the opportunity to enter the workforce we once knew. This left a large segment of the population looking to brush up on interview skills, rewrite resumes, and learn to navigate the new norm of virtual interviews.
The Workforce Development Training Program was created to support those seeking employment, In conjunction with the llinois Department of Human Services, we have provided over 250 participants with the skills needed to be successful in the employment journey.
job search and application training and assistance
interview skills and preparation
other key pre-employment skills
Be able to pass a drug test
Have both a computer and reliable internet access
Have basic computer knowledge including but not limited to:
Internet research skills
Word processing program knowledge
Be available to participate in the entire 6-week program, 5 days, 9a.m. - 11a.m.
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.
*Returning Citizens are encouraged to apply
Those who successfully complete the program may obtain jobs in the following sectors:
What have previous participants said?
"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
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
For information on the next cohort please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, phone number and email address.