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As a WIOA Service provider, we offer employment and vocational training services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. read more
When Geneva enrolled in the AACF/CYEP youth program in February, 2017, she faced serious adversities and barriers to success that are common among the youth population. read more
The Community Technology Center offers Basic Microsoft Word and Excel courses monthly. To register for a course, call 708-848-1700. Through the KAM Institute of Healthcare and Technology, AACF offers vocational training in a wide array of computer applications and business technical skills. For more information, contact us.
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Digital Manufacturing Technology Internship Program
This program is designed to provide classroom instruction with hands-on training in the digital design and digital manufacturing. The program focus on the skills and training needed in manufacturing careers such as laser cutting, 3D printing and CNC milling, or machining. Career and Employment Assistance services, a component of the program provides job readiness skills training, vocational training, guidance and support throughout all phases of the employment process for program participants and job seekers.
Preparing Youths And Young Adults Today For The Challenges Of Tomorrow
The current minimum wage of the State of Illinois at $8.25 is higher than the federal minimum wage but still not a living wage.
Compared to high school graduates, high school dropout are less likely find a job earning a living wage, more likely to be poor and rely on public assistance, engage in crime and generate other social costs. (Rumberger).
Join our movement to create economic equity for low income members of our community and end the cycle of poverty.
CNA Program Open House Tuesday March 14, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 5 PM to 7 PM. Meet us at our Oak Park Office to discuss our Certified Nursing Assistant program and career training options in the nursing field. Visit our website for future CNA program office House date announcement. The next open house will be held on July 9, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 5 PM to 7 PM.
Computer Classes starts April 8, 2019 from 10 AM until 2 PM every Tuesday and Thursday. Are you interested in a Microsoft certification path to get your MCSE or MCSD, MOS certification is the way to start. MOS certification validate Microsoft Office skills that are valuable in a wide range of jobs and other life pursuit. Call to register 6 weeks computer class to start your path to certification. AACF is a Microsoft partner.
Next CNA Classe to start on July 23, 2019. The class will meet Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am until 3:30 PM for 12 weeks.
Community Job Fair will be held on April 18, 2019. See our event page for further details of the event and to register or sponsor the event. Click here to register.
Volunteer Information Session 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM May 12, 2019. If you are interested in volunteering for AACF, join us and explore your options at our next orientation session.
Black Star Gala & Awards, the annual benefit of the African American Christian Foundation, celebrates our work and achievements on October 22, 2019.
Strategic partnerships is key to our comprehensive program offering. Find out how your organization can partner with us.
According to a recent article from US News and World Report some of the fastest growing jobs in 2019 and beyond do not require a four-year college degree. Due to an aging population with better access to healthcare and longer lifespans many of these jobs exist within...read more