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Osborne Association
Workforce Intensive



Sponsor/Parent Agency:Osborne Association
Address:809 Westchester Avenue Bronx NY 10455
Telephone(s):347.505.6651 718.637.6581
Fax:(718) 707-3102
World Wide Web: http://www.osborneny.org/programs.cfm?programID=37


Description:

Workforce Intensive is a two-week program that provides men and women with work-readiness training and assistance with career development. The program is open to people involved with the criminal justice system, with a focus on individuals being discharged through the Rikers Island Discharge Enhancement (RIDE) initiative. Workforce Intensive is an HRA approved vendor.

Participants Receive:

1| Resume preparation and interview training

2| Job search and retention support

3| Comprehensive career coaching

4| Training on workplace socialization, financial literacy, addressing the conviction question, cognitive behavioral therapy & goal setting

5| Free MetroCard and lunch




Hours:

Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Eligibility Requirements:

Inmates or former inmates, or people in conflict with law.

Participants Must:

1| Have a criminal record

2| Be and remain free of illicit drugs

3| TABE test at 7th grade literacy and 5th to 7th grade math levels

4| Be committed to the completion of a two-week job training program


Admission Requirements/Documents:

Call to find out.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Access for People with Disabilities:Multiple floors.


Services Offered:Career AwarenessJob TrainingPre-job GuidanceVocational AssessmentVocational EducationVocational RehabilitationWorkshops / Symposiums
Target Groups(By Need):Ex-OffendersParolees