The purpose of the event is to provide practical information and resources to individuals who face barriers to employment.
A brief intake, assessment, and referral process will be utilized to identify each individual’s barriers and have them meet with agencies able to assist them.
We will identify and help with the following barriers to employment:
The Take the Step event was developed by a network of organizations as a unique response to the employment needs assessed during ETHNN's community needs assessment. The Take the Step event is NOT A JOB FAIR.
Purpose of Take the Step
Objectives of Take the Step
Much of our work is guided by the results of a Comprehensive Community Needs Assessment (CCNA). The 2016 CCNA data showed that 25% of those interviewed were unemployed; sadly they had been unemployed for so long that none were receiving unemployment benefits.
Top three employment needs:
- Computer Skills
- Resume Writing
- Career and Job Training