Winners of 2014 Summer Work Bee contest are Melineeh Johnson, Lilia Molina and Raven Cantre.
As a WIA Service provider, we offer employment and vocational training services under the Workforce Invesment Act.
AACF has added Industry Specific Bridge Program to its Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Program to create opportunities to place youths into entry level jobs. The program is a bridge between our internship program and CARA Staffing initiative. To qualify a youth must already be enrolled in the Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Program and/or is currently awaiting placement after the successful completion of a six-week internship with a local employer.
AACF maintains a waiting list for the Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Program. Youth can register for the program starting the week of October 6, 2014. A youth must come into our office to be placed on the waiting list. For more information call 708-848-1700.
The Community Technology Center course of the month is Basic Microsoft Excel. To register for the course, call 708-848-1700.
The Engage Job Club is held weekly. Contact your case manager to attend a Job Club session. Flexible sessions are available to youths still in school. Check with your case manager for upcoming Job Club dates.
Through the KAM Institute of Healthcare and Technology, AACF offers vocational training in a wide array of computer applications and business technical skills. For more information, visit www.kamith.org.
This program is designed to provide classroom instruction with hands-on training in the manufacturing work environment. The program focus on the skills and training needed in manufacturing careers such as welding, tool and die, or machinist.
Career and Employment Assistance services provides job readiness skills training, vocational training, guidance and support throughout all phases of the employment process for job seekers. For additional career assistance or to participate in our staffing initiative, visit www.carastaffing.com.
What is current minimum wage in Illinois? Is it higher or lower than the federal minimum wage?
A) $6.50, Lower
B) $7.25, Higher
C) $8.25, Higher
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Youths: Walk-ins 260 Served 107 Placed: 49
Areas: Chicago West Side 56% Suburban Cook County 37% Chicago South Side 7%
$ 0 $18,000
Adults: Walk-ins 110 Served: 41 Placed: 14
Areas: Chicago West Side % Suburban Cook County % Chicago Side Side %
Female 58% Black or African Americans 80% White 2.1%
Male 42% Hispanic or Latino 1.3% Unknown 16.6