Job training, scholarships & small business development aid
Self-Sufficiency staff work with unemployed or underemployed citizens who need assistance with web-based job searching, resume writing tips, interview skills and other skills necessary to obtain and retain employment.
CSR’s Moving Forward Job Training Program offers short-term job training opportunities to income eligible residents of Louisville, at least 18 years of age.
CSR works with a variety of diverse populations offering programs and services designed to fit specific needs.
- The Re-entry Initiative was designed to meet the needs of inmates transitioning out of community corrections or jail facilities who otherwise would be released with little or no job readiness, education or life skills.
- Team Hope works with families and individuals to overcome multiple barriers to self-sufficiency through long-term case management. Participants receive assistance with job readiness, assessing mental and medical health care, budgeting, job search life skills and much more.
- The OWEP (Office of Work Experience Program) Mentor Program is designed to give a helping hand, lend an ear and offer supportive services to CSR’s OWEP volunteers referred by Goodwill’s Power of Work Program.
- The Youth Internship Program is a part of our T.A.L.K. (Talk, Articulate, Listen, Konnect) curriculum which helps young people in our community develop goal setting, problem-solving, listening and communication skills.
The Microenterprise Development Program helps to sustain and develop small businesses in Jefferson County for low to moderate income households. The Micro- Enterprise team outreaches to businesses and individuals to provide business related resources, business development curriculum, and an opportunity to apply for forgivable-loans.