“The Youth Job Center is thrilled to have the support of the Trust on this exciting new initiative,” says YJC Executive Director, Sacella Smith. “The Career Pathways program combines all of the necessary elements-training, experience and education-to lead to permanent employment in a career path job.”
For 97 years, the Chicago Community Trust, our region’s community foundation, has connected the generosity of donors with community needs by making grants to organizations working to improve metropolitan Chicago. In 2011, the Trust, together with its donors, granted more than $130 million to non profit organizations. From strengthening schools to assisting local art programs, from building health centers to protecting the safety net for thos hardest hit by the recession, the Trust continues to enhance our region. To learn more, visit the Trust online at www.cct.org.
The Youth Job Center is a nonprofit agency in Evanston that assists job seekers ages 14-25 in finding employment. The YJC also works with employers to help them meet their staffing needs by referring applicants who are trained in basic job skills and ready to get to work. For more information, contact 847-864-5627 or visit www. Youthjobcenter.org