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Emma Flowers

Emma Flowers

Employment Specialist

JVS Chicago

Greater Chicago Area

Employment Specialist at JVS Chicago

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JVS Chicago

Employment Specialist

I work with clients on a daily basis to create resumes, cover letters, conduct job searches, and find resources within the community to gain employment and live a self-sufficient life. There are different challenges everyday but I continue to learn and grow about opportunities in the community and greater Chicago area.

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Truman State University

B.S., Truman State University

Truman is where I was able to thrive and develop my skills and talents. I was involved in Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority, GlobeMed, and the Cultural & Societal Honor Society amongst other things. I worked at my university's Career Center for two years which allowed me to hone my employment assistance skills.

JVS Chicago

Employment Specialist

Develop and teach a Job Readiness Training course to new clients to help prepare them for entering or reentering the workforce.
Help clients create resumes, cover letters, conduct job searches, and refer them to job fairs.
Provide assistance for license applications, renewals, transportation, interview needs, and more.
Maintain a case load of clients, tracking their progress 30, 60, 90, 180 days, and 1 year after gaining employment per company's and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) requirements.
Conduct job development and outreach to local organizations, creating relationships to help clients reach employment.
Refer clients to other resources within the community to assist them on their way to self-sufficiency.

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