Career Specialist Tamblyn Everett reports on her customer. “Samuel began receiving Man-Tra-Con Youth services in November 2021. As an “Out-of -School Youth” with several barriers, Samuel was determined eligible for our Youth services,” Tamblyn says.
Career Specialist Tamblyn Everett reports on her customer. “In January 2022, when Isabella came to Man-Tra-Con Corporation for assistance, she was determined eligible for WIOA Youth Services. Isabella had dropped out of high school; was basic skills deficient; and lived with her mother, brother, and father, who was a disabled veteran receiving food stamps,” Tamblyn explains.
Career Specialist Dana Marlow reports on her customer. “Ashleigh, a single mother of four boys, first came to Man-Tra-Con for assistance in August 2019. Ashleigh had worked as a Phlebotomist for Heartland Regional Medical Center in the past. Although she had a job, Ashleigh still struggled to support her family and wanted to train for a better paying position,” Dana explains.
Join us as we celebrate our NEW location — Tuesday, December 14, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at 3117 Civic Circle Boulevard, (near the Oasis Mall across from Target) in Marion, Illinois.
NOVEMBER 16th & 17th — 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ON-SITE, IN-PERSON TRAINING at the Muni — West Building, 200 Potomac Blvd. in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
After being “laid-off” from his job as a Forklift Driver, Dustin completes CDL training at Rend Lake College and finds a new career.
Career Specialist Dana Marlow reports on her customer. “Dustin was 33 years old, married, and a father of 2 children when he first came to Man-Tra-Con for job search assistance in November 2020. He had been unemployed for one year after being “laid-off” from his job at Nasco in Nashville, Illinois, where he worked as a forklift driver,” Dana explains.
Jefferson County Development Corporation (JCDC), in collaboration with Man-Tra-Con Corporation, celebrated Manufacturing Day on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.
Career Specialist Jorrell Bonner reports on his customer, “David and his family recently moved from Canada to Ashley, Illinois, to run a farm. Since he was homeschooled in another country, his education was not recognized by the United States. David still needed a high school diploma, and was able to start and complete his GED online through Rend Lake College at no cost. He even received financial incentives from Man-Tra-Con every time he went to class or passed an exam,” Jorrell explains.
Man-Tra-Con Corporation and the American Job Center Southern Illinois are now located near the Oasis Mall in Marion, across from Target, between W Outer Drive and Osage Drive on Civic Circle Boulevard.
We can help! You may be eligible to receive federal grant assistance to help you get a GED, laptop, Internet access, and other financial incentives as you succeed.