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KRA Chicago-Westside American Job Center

KRA Chicago-Westside American Job Center Through WIOA federal funding, KRA offers Youth, Adult, and Dislocated Worker programs at the Westside American Job Center.

KRA Corporation’s mission is to provide businesses with a trained and reliable workforce by preparing jobseekers for today’s competitive workplace and global economy. KRA Corporation operates the Westside American Job Center, which is located at 605 South Albany Avenue. The Westside American Job Center offers services to ex-offenders, individuals with disabilities, older workers, homeless job seek

KRA Corporation’s mission is to provide businesses with a trained and reliable workforce by preparing jobseekers for today’s competitive workplace and global economy. KRA Corporation operates the Westside American Job Center, which is located at 605 South Albany Avenue. The Westside American Job Center offers services to ex-offenders, individuals with disabilities, older workers, homeless job seek

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04/25/2022

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Don't miss our upcoming spring indoor Garfield Park Neighborhood Market! May 7, 10am–2pm, indoors at The Hatchery Chicago. This will be the last indoor Market before the summer season begins in June!

Stay tuned for a list of local artisans and food vendors that will be there. ⁠

Thank you to our partners and sponsors that make these markets possible! The Hatchery Chicago, Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC), Allies for Community Business, Link Up Illinois, BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois, Oak Street Health, Rush University Medical Center, Christy Webber Landscapes, the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, Alderman Walter Burnett Jr, Alderman Jason C. Ervin, Herban Produce, Holsten Human Capital Development NFP, First Eagle Bank, and Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center

04/25/2022

Reminder: Need help with utility bills, including natural gas, propane, and electricity? Please apply for assistance through the Help Illinois Families program by May 31, 2022.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/36MsABa or call 1-833-711-0374. Assistance is available in 30 languages!

Here is the list of employers attending Hospitality Hire Chicago on Thursday, April 28th. Learn more at chicookworks.org...
04/25/2022

Here is the list of employers attending Hospitality Hire Chicago on Thursday, April 28th.

Learn more at chicookworks.org/hhc

Phi-Lon G., a job seeker, participated in The Partnership’s and Sector Center’s hiring fair last summer. After interviewing with multiple hotel representatives, Phi-Lon was offered a job on the spot with Julian Hotel. Find a career that you love in the hospitality industry with our Hospitality Hires Chicago event on Thursday, April 28: chicookworks.org/hhc

"The Uplift provides mentorship for those impacted by the criminal legal system." To learn at https://chicookworks.org/h...
04/25/2022

"The Uplift provides mentorship for those impacted by the criminal legal system." To learn at https://chicookworks.org/hirecalling/

“Second chance” hiring improves our communities by employing people with criminal records. Meet Elesha Nightingale who participated in our Hire Calling event last year and is Founder of The Uplift. The Uplift provides mentorship for those impacted by the criminal legal system. To learn more, visit https://chicookworks.org/hirecalling/

04/25/2022
Upcoming Hiring Event at Westside American Job Center!Please contact Pam Hudson, Business Service Consultant, at phudson...
04/18/2022

Upcoming Hiring Event at Westside American Job Center!

Please contact Pam Hudson, Business Service Consultant, at [email protected] for additional details.

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04/18/2022

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How could an extra $500 per month impact your life? Sign up to receive updates from the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services and the Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot so you don’t miss out when applications open on April 25. Sign up at www.chicago.gov/cashpilot

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04/18/2022

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Make your next great hire at Hospitality Hires Chicago on Thursday, April 28! This one-of-a-kind hiring event connects your business to qualified job seekers ready to make a career in the hospitality and tourism industry. Register for the event at chicookworks.org/hhc and tap into the diverse talent pipeline!

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04/18/2022

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We have the tools to help you find a after you finish school. The Partnership’s Chatham Education and Development Center is hosting an information session event on Friday, April 22 for young adults. You’ll have the chance to learn about job training, certifications, and employment opportunities. Reach out to [email protected] to learn how you can join!

04/13/2022
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Veterans, military members, military spouses, it's time to polish your resume and mark your calendar for the virtual job fair April 21!

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04/11/2022

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The Walsh Group will be hosting a workforce outreach event with The Partnership, HIRE360 Chicago, and Chicago Transit Authority on Tuesday, April 12. You’ll have a chance to meet with WFDBT staff and subcontractors to learn more about workforce opportunities on the Red Purple Modernization project. Register at http://ow.ly/ypmC50IBpVZ

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04/11/2022

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Are you interested in pursuing a career in the trades? The Partnership and powered by the Illinois Tollway are hosting an in-person hiring event on Wednesday, April 27 at The Partnership's Chatham Education and Workforce Center. You'll have the opportunity to meet and speak with Tollway contractors!

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04/11/2022

Tomorrow!

The Partnership is proud to have matched more than 1,200 veterans with jobs. Join The Partnership, Cook County Government of the President, National Able Network, and the Illinois Department of Employment Security - IDES for a hiring event on Tuesday, April 12. Connect with open opportunities in information technology, healthcare, finance, and more: http://ow.ly/blN050IEr4a

3 Reasons Not to Apply to Two Jobs at One Company
04/11/2022
3 Reasons Not to Apply to Two Jobs at One Company

3 Reasons Not to Apply to Two Jobs at One Company

Applying for two jobs at one company might sound like a good idea when you're excited, but here are a few times when it's only hurting you.

04/11/2022

If you are in need of your Rap Sheet. Join us on Wednesday, April 13th, for free fingerprinting to obtain your Rap Sheet. Then come back on Friday, April 29th and speak with an attorney for free. We will have background friendly employment resources on both dates and attorneys on hand to discuss civil matters. Please register. If you can't register, call us, we can help you get registered.

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04/05/2022

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The Partnership is excited to host the in-person return Hospitality Hires Chicago! has helped more than 900 people get conditional job offers. Employers from Chicagoland's premier outlets, , , and related tourism industries are looking for qualified people to fill hundreds of jobs. Visit ChiCookWorks.org/HHC to learn more on how you can participate!

RPM Workforce Outreach Event “March 2022 marked two and a half years since construction began on the largest capital imp...
04/04/2022

RPM Workforce Outreach Event

“March 2022 marked two and a half years since construction began on the largest capital improvement project in CTA history: the Red-Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One project.

We are pleased to announce the RPM Workforce Outreach Event hosted by the Walsh-Fluor Design Build Team on April 12th from 5 pm to 7 pm at Olive-Harvey College! Meet the WFDBT’s staff and subcontractors, and the CTA’s workforce partners to network and learn about upcoming workforce opportunities on the RPM project and beyond. See below for opportunities in Trade and Non-Trade positions.

Pre-registration is recommended at https://lnkd.in/exaPREH4
. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please note: all attendees must wear a mask and follow social distancing protocols.

04/04/2022

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This month, Westside Justice’s Community Advocates and Before the Law programs are teaming up with a number of community partners to bring record clearing services to the 601 building!

Pre-registration is required.

Reach out to [email protected] with any questions ❗️

04/04/2022

Calling all Illinois college juniors, seniors, and graduate students! The State of Illinois is offering the Michael Curry Summer Internship, and DCEO has an exciting opportunity. As the State’s economic development agency, our mission is to support and maintain a climate that enables a strong economy by keeping, attracting and growing businesses, maintaining a skilled workforce, and enhancing communities so that the climate is one in which businesses and workers can succeed to the greatest extent possible.

The program offers students an opportunity to work in one of the agencies under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Governor on a paid, full-time basis for ten (10) weeks during the summer. Positions are available in both Springfield and Chicago.

Apply online before April 20, 2022, at 11:59pm: https://bit.ly/3Ny9uQ3

"April is Re-Entry Month! The Partnership is proud to offer  development services for formerly incarcerated people. If y...
04/04/2022

"April is Re-Entry Month! The Partnership is proud to offer development services for formerly incarcerated people. If you or someone you know has been justice-involved and needs support in returning to their community, please contact us at [email protected]. The email will be answered by a Partnership Navigator, who is also formerly incarcerated. Keep an eye out as we uplift those who have personally walked the road home this month!"

April is Re-Entry Month! The Partnership is proud to offer development services for formerly incarcerated people. If you or someone you know has been justice-involved and needs support in returning to their community, please contact us at [email protected]. The email will be answered by a Partnership Navigator, who is also formerly incarcerated. Keep an eye out as we uplift those who have personally walked the road home this month!

04/04/2022
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04/01/2022

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Mark your calendars for two spring Garfield Park Neighborhood Markets, on April 9 and May 7! Both are indoors at The Hatchery, ⁠10am–2pm.⁠

Stay tuned for a list of local artisans and food vendors that will be there. ⁠

Thank you to our partners and sponsors that make these markets possible! The Hatchery Chicago, Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC), Allies for Community Business, Link Up Illinois, BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois, Oak Street Health, Rush University Medical Center, Christy Webber Landscapes, the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, Alderman Walter Burnett Jr, Alderman Jason C. Ervin, Herban Produce, Holsten Human Capital Development NFP, First Eagle Bank, and Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center

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04/01/2022

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Fathers Who Care is hiring motivated and community-driven individuals. To learn more about these positions, forward your resume to [email protected].

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04/01/2022

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The Learning Center offers accessible and inclusive professional development courses for partners. Modules break down vital information and services within the workforce system. Partners can enroll now: http://ow.ly/IPyL50I7yhJ

04/01/2022

Come join us every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM for hot meals provided by Off Their Plate and Cocoa Chili Restaurant & Catering!

We need to address the root causes of food insecurity in our community and to do that, we offer more than just-food. We also provide assistance with the following:
- Access to social services
- Nutrition education
- Cooking classes
- On-site case management
- Housing assistance
- Employment support
- Mental health services
- Counseling
- Domestic violence support
- Public benefits assistance (SNAP, Healthcare, Government Forms)

Come stop by for a hot meal or assistance at 817 S. Pulaski Rd. (Check our hours M-F)

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04/01/2022

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The Partnership is proud to have matched more than 1,200 with jobs. Join The Partnership, National Able Network,
Cook County Government and the Illinois Department of Employment Security - IDES for a hiring event, starting Wednesday, March 30. Connect with open opportunities in information technology, healthcare, finance, and more: http://ow.ly/hwlz50Iv9EV

Address

605 South Albany Avenue
Chicago, IL
60612

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm

Telephone

(773) 722-3885

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Veterans and spouses are invited to Virtual Job Fairs taking place next week on Illinois workNet with Illinois Department of Employment & Security. There's over 1,000 job openings between 45+ hiring employers across the state of Illinois.
👉 Register to attend each day/session on Eventbrite: http://ow.ly/IBLz50C9lUt

Please share if you know of any veterans/spouses looking for a job!
https://www.facebook.com/illinois.worknet/photos/a.353222851442246/3366877043410130/
Love kra good people thank you
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Join HACE this April 26th from 10am- 2pm for our Career Summit & Fair! In addition to having ONSITE INTERVIEWS, HEADSHOTS and ONE ON ONE COACHING, you will have the opportunity to attend engaging workshops such as;
Personal Branding
Creative Entrepreneurship
Getting into Government
How to navigate your first years in Corporate America etc.

This is a great opportunity to Interact with over 30 companies, including big names like Paypal, Verizon, AT&T, Nielsen, Eli Lilly, PepsiCo, United Airlines and more.
Don’t forget to register and send your resume to [email protected] by April 15th, 2019. Register in the next 48 hours and use this special 50% discount
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Thank you KRA for all that you do! Your hard work truly makes a difference in workforce development. Wishing you much continued success with all of your endeavors.
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