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Transitional Jobs Program

StreetWise Transitional Jobs Program (TJP) is aimed at assisting at-risk job seekers in finding and maintaining sustainable employment. We help individuals eliminate barriers and overcome obstacles to employment and self-sufficiency.

Empowering People to Work!

*A Job Specialist completes the intake process including verifying employment eligibility, as well as assessing skills and interests.
*The 2 week training program focuses on workplace skills including communication, time management, professionalism, customer services, and problem-solving.
*An employment mentor assists with resume writing, interviewing skills, job searches, and completing pre-employment requirements.
*All participants have access to ongoing support to maintain employment

Connecting employers to qualified, eligible and pre-screened employees

*Employers save time and resources as they are connected with a pool of qualified and pre-screened candidates
*We follow-up with our participants and employer partners to ensure satisfaction after hiring
*We can provide financial incentives to employers during the first 30 days of employment through our supportive employer program
*Reduce employee turnover – StreetWise Workforce

In 2014, StreetWise Transitional Job Program graduates obtained employment in the foodservice, hospitality, janitorial, and retail sectors.

Our participants over a 90% job retention rate

Our employers consistently report their satisfaction with our program and their new employees.

For more information on the Transitional Jobs Program contact Director of Workforce Development Amanda Jones at ajones@streetwise.org or 773-334-6600 ex 16


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