• Hire Berwyn

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  • "Your human talent is your most important talent."

    - Carla Harris Vice Chairman of Wealth Management and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley

    #hireberwyn

    The Berwyn Development Corporation #hireberwyn campaign provides the connection of our local Educators/Teachers/Students with Business/Employers resulting in workforce success.  The resources listed are interested in partnering with local businesses who have an interest in providing students and young adults employment opportunities within the community.  This includes seeking part time or full-time jobs while in high school as well as post-graduation, volunteer opportunities and internship experiences.  Some of these resources also offer paid internship programs to participating businesses. 

    Any questions, please reach out to Claudia at claudiat@berwyn.net or 708-749-6579.

     

  • High School and College Programs

  • The Morton East College and Career Center Staff

     

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  • 2423 S Austin Blvd.
    Cicero, IL  60804

    The Morton East College and Career Center Staff works with all of our students to help them with everything related to college and career. A big part of our job is connecting students to part-time job opportunities while in high school and full-time job opportunities when they graduate high school. In order to successfully guide our students, connecting with local businesses is paramount.

    If you are an employer and would like to set up a classroom visit, be part of a trade fair, or host a visit to your facility please contact. 

    Mr. Ryan Smith, 
    College and Career Counselor 
    708-780-4000 X 2229
    rsmith@jsmorton.org

    Ms. Lyndsay Legel, 
    College and Career Center Liaison 
    708-780-4000 X2806 
    llegel@jsmorton.org

    If you are a Morton East high school student who is looking for a job or to advance your career, please visit the link below to learn more!

  • Morton West High School

     

     

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  • 2400 South Home Ave.
    Berwyn, IL  60402

    The Morton West College and Career Center staff works with all of our students to support their post-secondary planning throughout high school. In order to successfully guide our students, connecting with local businesses is imperative.  We are looking to partner with community members who have an interest in providing students opportunities within the community.  This includes seeking part time or full-time jobs while in high school as well as post-graduation, volunteer opportunities and internship experiences.

    If you are an employer and would like to set up a classroom visit, be part of a trade fair, or host a visit to your facility please contact. 

    Nicole Ursetta 
    College and Career Counselor
    nursetta@jsmorton.org

    Giovanni Ortiz 
    College and Career Center Liaison 
    708-780-4000 X2806 
    gortiz@jsmorton.org

    If you are a Morton West high school student who is looking for a job or to advance your career, please visit the link below to learn more!

  • Morton College Community and Continuing Education

     

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  • 3801 S. Central Avenue
    Cicero, IL 60804

    Morton College Community and Continuing Education non-credit programs reflect the latest industry and real-world development trends and offer exciting learning opportunities for our diverse community. These non-credit classes help students' reach their personal goals, whether that is employment, entertainment, or social engagement, in a short amount of time. The classes are offered in various formats in-person, hybrid, virtual and online. Continuing Education program offers non-credit certificates for job seekers in industries with high-demand positions, including Healthcare, Hospitality, and Logistics & Transportation.  Students who earn an employer-recognized certificate are much more likely to find steady employment in the industry of their choice. The certificate courses are also for professionals already working in the field who are looking to advance their careers. 

    If you are an employer and would like to set up a classroom visit, be part of a trade fair, or host a visit to your facility please contact. 

    Irina Cline 
    Director of Community and Continuing Education
    irina.cline@morton.edu
    708-656-8000 x.2383

    If you are a Morton College student who is looking for a job or to advance your career, please visit the link below to learn more! 


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  • Check Out These Amazing Success Stories HERE

  • Professional Development 

  • SERCO

  • Southwest Suburban Cook County American Job Center 
    7222 W. Cermak Rd. Suite 301 
    North Riverside, IL. 60546 

    SERCO focuses on helping job seekers find a job for free! We are federally funded and are fully staffed with workforce development professionals that can help you find work. To enroll in this program, you have to qualify under one of the listed status': receiving unemployment insurance, exhausted your unemployment benefits, or receiving SNAP benefits. Our agency is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

    If you are an employer looking to partner with SERCO click HERE and fill out the form. FUN FACT, SERCO comes at no cost for any service provided!   

    Clelia Gomez
    Director
    cleliagomez@il.sercohq.com

    Ana Granados, 
    Business Service Representative
    AGranados@il.sercohq.com

    If you are an individual looking for work click the link below and fill out the form to start your journey. 

  • NAMI Metro Suburban

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  • IPS Supportive Employment Program

    7604 63RD
    Summit, IL 60501

    NAMI Metro Suburban IPS Supportive Employment Program is designed to help individuals with mental health issues find and/or retain employment, as well as transition from high school to college. We work with our clients,  in tangent with other supports that they may have to provide job readiness skills, career coaching, and follow along support. 
     
    Services provided in English and Spanish (IPS) is an evidence-based practice supported by Dartmouth University. NAMI’s IPS adherence to best practice guidelines has made NAMI a leader in the field of employment for people with severe mental illness.
     
    A NAMI Employment Specialist will work with you to come up with a career plan focused on your personal goals and preferences. The focus is on finding a balance between employment and your own recovery goals.

    For individuals looking for work or employers who are looking to hire, please contact

    Latesha Pike 
    Program Manager
    pike@namimetsub.org
    708-524-2582 EX 104

  • Pillars Community Health

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  • 6918 Windsor Avenue
    Berwyn, IL. 60402

    Pillars Community Health offers a supported employment program called Individual Placement & Support (IPS) Employment Services. The IPS Employment Services program uses an evidence-based approach to help individuals with a mental illness find and maintain regular employment.

     

    • IPS Employment Services includes placement and ongoing support with assisting with tasks like resume building, interview skills, and job retention with special attention to worker preferences and are available at NO COST.
    • To be eligible, clients must meet the following criteria: express a desire to gain employment; be at least 16 years old; have a diagnosed mental illness; be willing to engage in other Pillars Community Health service or working with the Illinois Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS).

    For individuals looking for work or employers who are looking to hire, please contact

    Elizabeth De La Cruz
    708-995-3733

    Jessica Warchol
    708-995-3707
    Jwarchol@pchcares.org


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  • Youth Programs 

  • SERCO Youth Program

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  • Southwest Suburban Cook County American Job Center 
    7222 W. Cermak Rd. Suite 301 
    North Riverside, IL. 60546 

     

    SERCO’s youth program’s serve youth ages 16-24. Our services are geared towards young adults who are disconnected from both work and school by encouraging youth to participate in paid internships while discovering a career pathway. Our programs feature, job readiness and career exploration, internship placement, sector-specific training, job retention support and wrap around services. We also offer GED services and work with the WIOA grant for certificate training.  

    If you are an employer looking to partner with SERCO click HERE and fill out the form. FUN FACT, SERCO comes at no cost for any service provided!   

    Clelia Gomez
    Director
    cleliagomez@il.sercohq.com

    Sabdra Garcia 
    Youth Supervisor
    SGarcia@il.sercohq.com

    If you are an individual looking for work click the link below and fill out the form to start your journey. 

  • Youth Crossroads

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  • 6501 Stanley Avenue
    Berwyn, IL. 60402

    Youth Crossroads supports youth, guiding them through life’s challenges, and inspiring them to discover new opportunities for personal development, healthy relationships, and positive community involvement. We help youth navigate the personal and academic challenges they face in their daily lives through counseling services, mentorship, after-school enrichment programs, youth leadership training, workforce development, college and job readiness, and community service. Youth Crossroads’ workforce development program offers high school students and young adults (ages 16-24) with introductory job training in Community Health Work, Nutrition Education, Business Development, Entrepreneurship, and Music Education.

    For individuals looking for work or employers who are looking to hire, please contact

    Arafat Olori 
    Workforce Development Coordinator

    708-484-7400 X012
    ArafatO@youthcrossroads.org

    Norman Alexandroff
    Marketing and Fundraising Director
    708-484-7400 X008
    NormanA@youthcrossroads.org

  • Hire Berwyn

    If your business is experiencing high turnover with staff or difficulty finding someone to fill an open position, then the #hireberwyn resource page is the perfect solution for your organization!  These resources provide you with hirable candidates that are actively seeking employment with some resources providing employer training reimbursement programs. 

    Check out our our Job Board HERE

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  • Success Story!

    Hello Marcos,

    I was recently hired thanks to the Hire Berwyn page you shared on LinkedIn. I happily accepted a position with Central States SER as a JTED Career Development Specialist. 

    Once again, thank you for sharing this resource and I hope more individuals find the Hire Berwyn page useful! 

    Thank you,
    Arturo L.

    Check out more Success Stories HERE

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