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6th Annual National Transitional Jobs Conference. Strengthening Communities ... Jim Klasen, Transitional Jobs Program Consultant, Philadelphia, PA ...

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6th Annual National Transitional Jobs Conference

Strengthening Communities

Building the Workforce of the Future

Transitional Jobs Work

BREAKOUT SESSION:

What is Transitional Jobs?

An Employment Strategy for Multiple Populations


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Presenters

  • Nancy Meeden, Legal Services Manager, Georgia Department of Labor, Atlanta, GA

  • Julie Kerksick, Executive Director, New Hope Project, Milwaukee, WS

  • Jim Klasen, Transitional Jobs Program Consultant, Philadelphia, PA

  • Jennifer Davis, Goodwill Industries International, Rockville, MD (facilitator)


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What is Transitional Jobs (TJ)?

  • Intensive workforce program model for individuals with significant employment barriers

  • Core elements:

    • Time-limited paid employment

      • non-profit, public, and private workplaces

      • $5.15 - $8 per hour

      • 20 - 35 hours per week

      • 3 - 12 months in duration


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What is TJ?

  • Core elements (continued):

    • Intensive case management

    • Education (ABE/GED/ESL) and training in soft and hard skills

    • Managed transitions to unsubsidized employment


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Who Benefits from TJ?

  • Individuals who are unable to successfully obtain or retain employment due to multiple employment barriers

  • All population groups, including:

    • People with criminal records

    • Youth

    • People on welfare

    • Immigrants and refugees

    • Older workers

    • Homeless individuals

    • People with disabilities


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Why Should You Adopt TJ?

  • Expands your workforce development program options

  • Builds your capacity to meet the needs of everyone who comes to you for services

  • Improves the likelihood of success for the hardest to employ individuals (50-70% obtain unsubsidized employment)

  • Increases your ability to refer qualified candidates to your local employers


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How are TJ Programs Funded?

  • Dozens of programs in 30 states have developed funding resources

  • Private foundations

  • Local, State and Federal Agencies

    • Corrections

    • Human and social services

    • Labor

    • Housing

    • Community economic development

    • Refugee resettlement


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For More Information and Technical Assistance

National Transitional Jobs Network

c/o Heartland Alliance

4411 N. Ravenswood, 2nd Floor

Chicago, IL  60640-5802

(773) 336-6086

[email protected]

www.transitionaljobs.net


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