Get paid to learn while learning how to get paid. Attend weekly re-entry workshops for up to $200 dollars a week. Topics include: career readiness, mock interviews, resume building, conflict resolution, budgeting, and resilience.
If you are between 18 and 24 years of age, have dropped out of school or have been involved with the criminal justice system, live in the Rockford area, and you want to work toward a better future, Goodwill can help you.
The Goodwill Young Adult LifeLaunch 2.0 Reentry Program is made possible with a $4.5 million grant award, covering 88 percent of operating costs, from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration. Goodwill is contributing leveraged funding valued at $597,241 to cover the remaining 12 percent of operational costs.
Get no cost training and career opportunities in truck driving, forklift operation, and warehousing.
If you are between 18 and 24 years of age, currently not enrolled in school or have been involved with the criminal justice system, live in Winnebago, Boone, or Stephenson County, and are wanting to get on track with your life and better your future, Goodwill’s Accelerate Program can help.
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