Services Offered

Job Referral Services

Resource Referrals (housing, education, basic needs, etc.)

Job & Career Readiness Workshops

Life Skills Workshops

Entrepreneur Workshops

Reentry-focused Community Events

 

Although our job readiness trainings are aimed at assisting formerly incarcerated and convicted Georgians who are 18 years or older with reentry focused and job readiness skills needed to be successful in their pre-employment and post-employment journey, ALL workshops are open to the public.  

Covid 19 Announcement!

Due to COVID 19 and CDC reccomendations on maintaining physical distancing, currently ALL job referral services, job & career readiness, entrepreneural and life skills workshops and reentry focused events will be held VIRTUALLY.

 

 If you would like to be added to our email blasts to announce open "background friendly" positions or other community resources, please email us at 2ndchanceresources@nlscoinc.org requesting to be added to the jobs email list. Be sure to list your location and your charges. (If you are on the registry, please indicate that as well so we will be able to better assist you).

 

Our job readiness, career development entrepreneur and life skills workshops are aimed at preparing attendees to be successful in their reentry regarding seeking employment or becoming entrepreneurs. These workshops cover a wide range of topics and provide training on essential soft skills, such as resume writing, application completion, interviewing skills, professional etiquette, social skills and conflict resolution strategies, which enhance participants’ ability to obtain and maintain employmen and advance in their positions.

 

 

Life skills workshops foster the development of skills needed to be self sufficent within participants' household and within the community such as conflict resolution, financial management skills (e.g., budgeting, managing debt), health and wellness practices, as well as the development of healthy social skills. 

Job readiness workshops include, but are not limited to:

  • email 101
  • social media: friend or foe
  • resume writing
  • navigating online job searches
  • application completion
  • confidence building
  • interviewing skills
  • dress for success
  • money management/budgeting
  • interpersonal communication
  • team building
  • conflict resolution
  • social etiquette 
  • vision boarding
  • entreupreneurial Q & A

 

For those seeking to becoming business owners, the entrepreneur workshops will cover topics to better equip those in attendance with the steps to becoming an entrepreneur, how to create a business plan, how to access start up capitol, how to market your business, and much more!

Community forums and events are aimed at providing public education not only to those we serve but to the community at large on issues that impact justice-involved individuals and our families such as the barriers to reentry, criminal justice reform legislative updates, understanding your criminal record and how to clean it up, and much more!

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