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Career Services include basic career services, individualized career services and follow-up services.

Basic Career Services

initial skills assessment
information about program eligibility for training programs
coordination with one-stop delivery system
outreach, intake, eligibility determination and enrollment in NFJP
labor market information
job search

Individualized Career Services

assessment of skill levels and needs
identification of employment barriers
individualized employment development planning
career pathways counseling
short term services to prepare for training or employment
job placement assistance
case management
adult education services and referrals
supportive services
life skills activities for youth ages 16 to 24

Follow-up Services

counseling for job placed participants
Training Services acquiring job skills for in-demand industries and occupations that offer stable employment outside of agriculture or upgraded agricultural jobs opportunities to gain industry-recognized credentials with on-the-job training.

Training Services

occupational skills training at community colleges and vocational institutions
transitional jobs
customized skilled training
transitional jobs training
supportive services

Related Assistance Services

Related Assistance Services
emergency assistance
health education (pesticide/worker safety, heat stress prevention, Affordable Care Act)
English language and literacy instruction
Employment and training services assist eligible farmworkers to acquire new job skills in occupations that offer stable employment outside of agriculture or upgraded positions in agriculture.
Universal core services for farmworkers and non-farmworkers may be obtained at IMC and Illinois workNet Centers (One Stop Career Centers). Included are self-directed job search, information about employment resources, statistics and local labor markets, referrals to training and service providers and other partners.
Core services for farmworkers include information about community resources, referrals for services, assistance to access core services offered by the nearest Illinois workNet Centers, and basic information about eligibility for employment and training programs under the Workforce Investment Act offered by IMC and the nearest workNet Center.

Click HERE for more information that can be used as a cross training tool about eligibility for NFJP services by IMC partners who make referrals for NFJP enrollment.

Click HERE for an NFJP Factsheet.

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