WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

    Amplify your organization’s
    reach and impact

    May 3 – 12, 2021

Spring Cohort Now Registering

Join Cara Plus for a virtual immersive institute on best practices and best failures from nearly 30 years in workforce development.

This institute is for organizations creating or enhancing workforce development programs to help people with employment barriers obtain, retain, and advance in quality jobs. Dive deep into Cara’s service delivery model through workshops and one-on-one time with practitioners, and collaborate with other organizations to resolve your own challenges and tap into opportunities. Walk away with a fresh perspective and actionable steps to amplify your organization’s services, impact, and reach.

At this Institute, organizations will:

IMMERSE
yourself in a competency-based approach to socio-emotional skills training

DISCUSS
techniques to build and sustain participant interest, trust, and engagement

GAIN
perspective on how to cultivate employment partnerships, as well as best-fit matchmaking practices for success in long-term job placement

OBTAIN
knowledge, tools, and skills to help job seekers retain long-term employment

COLLABORATE
with peers to workshop ideas on best practices, best failures, pain points, and opportunities

This institute will be held in four, four-hour virtual sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays over the course of two weeks.

Dates

May 3, 5, 10, and 12, 2021

Time

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM CST

Venue

Virtual

Who should attend?

To maximize the experience, we encourage executive leaders, senior leadership, or front-line managers to attend this Institute. While the series gives all leadership levels effective takeaways, we recommend engaging multiple levels to maximize your experience. We request at least two people per organization (maximum of four). Please note that this will be a highly interactive experience and requires participation in all four sessions.

Register Today

$250 per person (includes four, 4-hour virtual sessions)
Scholarships are available. Contact Sara Rahim, srahim@carachicago.org for more info.

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