There’s a special job training program for young mothers in Chicagoland
Like any parent, young moms want to work and provide for their family. Stable, living-wage employment is essential to providing families with enough financial support to live comfortably.
The program specifically targets young moms 18-24 years old, and it provides both employment and professional training.
In small cohorts of peers, young moms progress through various elements of programming, including:
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Young moms and their coaches set and track personal goals, as well as, Bright Endeavors production goals. Check-in conversations occur daily so the mom feels supported throughout the process and achieving personal and/or professional goals are celebrated!
By the end of their engagement in the New Moms Job Training Program, young moms feel more confident in their skills, their future employment opportunities, and in the steps to take to achieve their personal and professional goals.
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