WORK FIRST

 

 

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Building Strong Families
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Basic Nursing Assistant Training

An 8-week course that includes Career Development seminars/workshops incorporated in the program to prepare students for employment.

Mentoring

This program is dedicated to mentoring youth and obtaining gainful employment.                        

Job Shadowing

Job shadowing helps to provide the job skills necessary to obtain valuable work experience and ensure they reach their employment goals.

 

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Work First is a Pay-After-Performance program funded by the Illinois Dept of Human Services. Participants are engaged in 20-35 hours of work related activities to earn financial assistance while gaining valuable work experience.

Participants are provided employable skills, training, job placement assistance, retention and supportive services such as transportation and initial employment expenses.  Each participant is assigned to a case manager who will assist him/her in reaching employment goals.  



Participant  Activities Work Experience
Community Service
Structured Job Search
Short Term Vocational Training
Job Placement Assistance and Retention Services 

 

 

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