Job Preparation and Job Training

Working Group Leaders:

  • Roger Fisher, WSOS, Inc.
  • Lauren Schubach, WSOS, Inc.
  • Theo Foreman, Lucas County Department of Planning and Development
  • Ford Weber, Lucas County Department of Planning and Development
Key Initiatives Related Groups Responsible Entity Potential Funding Sources Timeframe
Further develop the Work Ready Lucas County program as a model job preparation and job training program (focusing on specific neighborhood needs)
Action Steps:

  • Evaluate and coordinate specific job preparation and training needs for the residents
  • Develop partnerships with local institutions for mentoring and tutoring services related to job preparation and training programs
  • Reach out to local institutions to form partnerships and grow the program
  • Inform neighborhood residents of existing job-related programs
Other Providers Theo Foreman working on contact list.
Engage the Corporation for National and Community Service to develop internship programs
Action Steps:

  • Create a partnership between Cherry Street Legacy and OWENI to establish programs
 -Youth Engagement Cherry Street Legacy and partners Unknown at this time In Process
Engage the Groundwork USA to develop summer internship programs
Action Steps:

  • Create a partnership between Cherry Street Legacy and OWENI to setup programs
-Youth Engagement WSOS and CSL Seeking programs with funding In Process
Coordinate job training programming with Youth Engagement and Health and Safety groups
Action Steps:

  • Identify potential groups that could benefit from the job preparation and job training programs
  • Market programming through presentations/speaking to neighborhood organizations
-Youth Engagement-Health and Safety LCWD, LCDPD, WSOS, Others Unknown at this time Within 3 months
Working to identify area agencies providing Workforce Development and invite to meeting to discuss TAWP and gather information on services already in the community
Action Steps:
Unknown at this time LCWD, LCDPD, WSOS, Programs already funded Within 3 months
Develop list of providers working with youth and adults in the local community.
Action Steps:
-Youth Engagement- LCWD, LCDPD, WSOS, YE Group Unknown Within 3 months
Conduct assessments of job seekers
Action Steps:
LCWD Already funded Being provided