Fortune Society, Inc.

Posted on August 9, 2019

To support the Information Technology (“IT”) Instructor for the Young Adult Literacy Program IT Career Pathway, a new program that is a collaboration between their Education and Employment Services Departments. Participants will enroll in the Employment Services Department, complete a two-week Job Readiness Workshop, and then work to earn industry-recognized credentials in the high-demand field of IT and digital technology. Due to the basic literacy needs of many of their clients, in addition to earning credentials, participants will be instructed in the basics of reading, writing, and math so that they may develop the skills that a modern workplace requires. They will also receive instruction in soft skills that can aid them in their employment search. Each credential will be earned over 22 weeks. Upon earning the credential(s), participants will work with their account manager towards being placed in employment. The Fortune Society provides a broad array of services including education, counseling and vocational training to support successful re-entry from incarceration and promote alternatives to incarceration, thus strengthening the fabric of communities.