Pre- Employment Training

Are you 18 -26 years of age with less than six months of work experience? Do you respond well to coaching and feedback? The Youth Workforce persistence foundation created a six-week pre-employment training dedicated to young adults' employability success. Our real-time coaching and on-the-job curriculum will prepare trainees for fast-paced manufacturing, production, general assembly, and customer support jobs. YWPF design is a hands-on method of teaching employees the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to perform while recognizing the behaviors and requirements that lead to consistent employment opportunities. Trainees must attend training every day to receive a stipend of $300 weekly via Direct Deposit. *Trainees who complete the training will be hired by Purpose Workforce Solutions and placed into full-time, entry-level roles at one of their client sites within 30 days. Have the opportunity to recieve a OSHA 10 certification. *Most roles require bi-weekly COVID testing, daily COVID pre-work screenings questions, or partial COVID vaccinations. Once hired, all Purpose Workforce Solutions employees must complete weekly employee Persistence Training that aids in removing any barriers to success on the job.

Job Description

 Why YWPF?

Our mission is to help our young adults overcome barriers to work and chart a path to economic mobility. We do this by providing them with a range of supportive services, on-the-job training, and direct feedback to increase performance and improve work ethic.

If you are ready to earn money while developing the knowledge and skills to help you invest in yourself. APPLY TODAY!

Key Details

  • Training is 40 hours per week for six weeks.
  • Hours are 1st Shift (7 a.m. -5 p.m.)
  • Schedule (Monday - Thursday).
  • Mandatory attendance is a requirement for all trainees.
  • Trainees will receive $300/weekly stipends (must complete a full day of training, each day as required).

Training Requirements

  1. Soft skills training (trainees are required to complete group workshops, discussions, and online self-study assignments)
  2. Hard skills training (each trainee must complete online OSHA 10 requirements)
  3. Job shadowing (individuals must have the ability to work in diverse environments that require standing or siting for 3 hours at a time)
  4. Onsite work training (requires lifting a minimum of 25 pounds, stacking, and sorting)
  5. Coaching (resources to referrence when undertaking tasks, environments, or situations that may cause individual triggers)
  6. Life skills /life planning (each trainee is asked to complete SMART goals)

Requirements:

  1. Valid ID or Driver's License
  2. GED or High School Diploma
  3. Ability to receive direct deposit
  4. Positive attitude and willingness to receive coaching and feedback
  5. Length of training (Two–Week refresher employment training) or (Six-Weeks full training)

Consistent Attendance is a requirement. *Must be authorized to work in the United States and must have the ability to receive direct deposits.

*Most roles require bi-weekly COVID testing, daily COVID pre-work screenings questions, or partial COVID vaccinations.

*Trainees who successfully complete training will be hired by Purpose Workforce Solutions and placed into full-time, entry level roles at a client site within 30 days.

About Purpose Workforce Solutions

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Summary

  • Job ID

    1502158

  • Category

    Professional

  • Location

    Chicago, IL

  • Order Type

    TEMP

  • Shift

    1st Shift

  • Contact Phone

    (312) 549-8360 x121

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