Job Search Works | Job Readiness Program | Job Training Courses

The Job Search Works Department provides abled clients with tools, skills, and referral services to enter the job force.

The Job Search Works (JSW) Department requires job-ready Calumet Township clients to pursue education and training for job opportunities. The Calumet Township Trustee Office must by law require recipients to make every effort to find employment. The Job Search Works Department has been given the responsibility of assisting Calumet Township clients in this endeavor.

Although it is each client’s ultimate responsibility to find employment, the Calumet Township Job Search Works Department has expanded services and provides additional staff support to accomplish these goals and objectives. The following information will provide an overview of the Calumet Township Trustee Job Search Works Department.

Job Search Works Resource Center

The Job Search Works  staff provides or assists with the following employment services:

  • GED Classes
  • Job Readiness
  • Developing Resumes, Cover/Thank-You Letters
  • Educational/Financial Information
  • Support Services and Referrals
  • Assessment Tests and Review Evaluation
  • Sponsor and/or Conduct Seminars and Clinics
  • Mock Interviews
  • Developing and Maintaining Job Skills Data Base
  • Clerical Support (copying and word processing)
  • Individual Employment Plan (IEP)
  • Legal Aid Assistance
  • Career/Job Videotapes

Job Readiness Program

Job Readiness is a training and development program of the Calumet Township Trustee Office whose primary purpose is to reeducate the clients of Calumet Township on the fundamentals of obtaining employment. This objective is accomplished by introducing our clients to the most current techniques in job development such as:

  • Resume development
  • Mathematics enrichment
  • Mock interviews
  • Government agency referrals
  • Motivational seminars
  • Credit counseling
  • Personal job counseling
  • Appearance and grooming sessions

Job Training Courses

Using up-to-date labor marketing information, the Calumet Township’s Job Search Work department has expanded training in every aspect of the job market. The Job Search Works pre-employment training program models itself after real market conditions. This gives clients an edge in their pursuit of long term gainful employment. We have expanded training in the following areas:

  • The Construction and Building Trades
  • Medical and Healthcare Services
  • Transportation and Storage Operations
  • Security
  • Culinary Arts
  • Entrepreneurial Training
  • Customer and Hospitality Services
  • Cosmetology
  • Computer Technology