PROACTIVE EMPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS (PES)
Proactive Community Services employment programming provides successful preparation and placement services in disadvantaged communities targeting the long-term unemployed, unemployed and under-employed, dislocated, or hard to place residents in the south suburbs of Chicago. Born out of our mission to bring the highest quality of life for individuals, families, and youth, along with our extensive experience in delivering successful workforce development programs, we provide a comprehensive, evidence-based, multi-institutional workforce development program.
Provide a framework for developing fundamental, portable, and advance skill competencies combined with education and training, including academic degrees and skill certifications in alignment with employer skill requirements needed for high demand successful careers in various industries
Engage employers as high-impact strategic partners to tap into their expertise and feedback on program attributes. Connect prospective employment candidates to possible employment opportunities while addressing employer specific needs along with seeking to provide employers with a workforce that creates value through collaborative/shared activities.
Offer internships, apprenticeships, and employment support to enable participants to overcome obstacles to employment and to acquire competitive job market success for targeted occupations.
Provide a “wrap-around” approach of supportive services and integrated resources, including case management that addresses life, social, economic, and academic barriers. This ensures participant’s success and attainment of the highest level of education and training possible with multiple pathways for career retention, professional development, and advancement.
- Career Assessment, Exploration and Planning
- Work/Job Readiness Training
- Case Management
- Employment Placement
- Professional Career Development