For Job Seekers

Congratulations on taking the first step to finding your new career! We are excited to have you here and look forward to assisting you in finding your new career! Before we start, there are a few things you need to know.You will be asked to create a profile on SOLVE which will give you access to job opportunities across the Chicagoland area and information on the GBNN’s Hiring Fairs. New to online job portals? Don’t worry – we’ll guide you through it!

We want to make sure you are prepared and ready when a job opportunity presents itself. Therefore, you will upload a resume to your profile. If you don’t have a resume or need to update your resume, our workshops can help.

Business attire is recommended for all career fairs and interviews. If you are unsure of what is considered business attire or don’t own any business attire, we have your back! Send us your contact information and we can get you connected.

Now that you know what to do, click on the SOLVE logo below to begin!


Check out the other services Greater Bronzeville offers below:

Employment & Training

Organizations in the Greater Bronzeville can assist you with finding your desired trade or profession and get you connected with employment training programs that are designed to increase your skills, knowledge, and efficiency to do any job in a better way.

Bright Star Community Outreach
333 E. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
773-373-5220
https://www.brightstarcommunityoutreach.com/workforce


Cara
4655 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60653
773-924-2205
https://carachicago.org/recruitment/


American Job Center
4314 S. Cottage Grove Avenue, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60653 United States
312-994-4306
http://www.workforceboard.org/


Centers for New Horizons
4150 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60653
773-373-5700
http://cnh.org/index5.html


SECC
1511 E. 53rd Street
Chicago, IL 60615
773-324-6926
https://www.secc-chicago.org/


Chicago Urban League
4510 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
773-285-5800
https://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/page/580


Hope Works
6414 S. Cottage Grove Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
312-709-1381
http://www.hopeworkschicago.org/


SOLVE
1400 S. Michigan Avenue, Retail C
Chicago, IL 60605
312-310-7400
https://www.solve.is/

Education

In 2013, 23 out of the 50 schools closed by CPS were in the Greater Bronzeville community. The Greater Bronzeville Community Action Council (GBCAC) promotes collective action and responsibility to secure quality education and resources for the nearly 16,753 children in the 43 neighborhood schools and their teachers. The GBCAC is committed to the success of all children within all schools in Greater Bronzeville, from early
childhood through high school.

Greater Bronzeville Community Action Counsel
https://cacbronzeville.weebly.com/


Chicago Urban League
4510 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
773-285-5800
https://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/education


Center for New Horizons
4150 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60653
773-373-5700
http://www.cnh.org/elc/

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness is more than being free from illness. It is a process of change and growth; a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not just the absence of disease or disability. Below are organizations that offer programs or services in Health & Wellness.

The TURN Center
Bright Star Community Outreach
337 E. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
833-TURN-123
https://www.brightstarcommunityoutreach.com/new-page


Centers for New Horizons
4150 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60653
773-373-5700
http://cnh.org/counseling.html


Mercy Hospital
3753 S. Cottage Grove Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
773-451-0460
https://www.mercy-chicago.org/

Family Resources

Greater Bronzeville is full of family resources. The organizations below offer programs and services that provide strong social support, children, parents, siblings, neighbors, schools, co-workers and others.

Bright Star Community Outreach
333 E. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
773-373-5220
https://www.brightstarcommunityoutreach.com/new-page-1


Centers for New Horizons
4150 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60653
773-373-5700
http://cnh.org/family.html

Financial Planning

Individuals must be able to balance a checkbook, comprehend personal income taxes, and know how to budget in order to make wise decisions with money. These skills are vitally important, yet many individuals lack this basic knowledge and are unable to meet their daily expenses. Organizations listed provide residents with programs that teach the community financial planning and literacy.

HOPE Inside Bright Star
Bright Star Community Outreach
333 E. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
773-373-5220
https://vivianharper.youcanbook.me/


The Community Builders
3859 S. Vincennes Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
773-373-1300
https://www.tcbinc.org/neighborhood-impact.html


Chicago Urban League
4510 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
773-285-5800
https://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/Page/1

Youth Mentorship

Several organizations in Greater Bronzeville are dedicated to the youth who need or want a caring and responsible adult in their lives. Youth mentoring programs improve the well-being of children by providing a role model that can support the child academically, socially, and personally.

Bright Star Community Outreach
333 E. 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
773-373-5220
https://www.brightstarcommunityoutreach.com/mentoring


LUV Institute
4659 S. Cottage Grove Avenue Suite 203
Chicago, IL 60653
773-624-5200
http://www.luvinstitute.org/youth.html


Chicago Urban League
4510 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
773-285-5800
https://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/page/398


Ladies of Virtue
1245 S. Michigan Suite 149
Chicago, IL 60605
877-565-7121
https://www.lovchicago.org/lovclub


Polished Pebbles
4518 S. Cottage Grove Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
773-340-2140
http://polishedpebbles.com/


Strong Futures
7823 S. Racine Avenue
Chicago, IL 60620
773-483-4300
https://saintsabinapeacemakers.org/strong-futures


Check out the Youth Program and Resource Guide by Bronzeville CTC Resource Assessment Work Group.