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Trevor Hobbs, executive director of the Adams County Economic Development Corp., talks about the needs of employers in his county during a segment of Opportunity Knocks

preparing tomorrow's workforce

JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES

Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a state-based, national non-profit organization dedicated to preventing young people most at-risk from becoming dropouts. JAG students receive mentoring while in high school and one year of follow-up guidance after graduation.

In northeast Indiana, JAG is funded and overseen by Northeast Indiana Works. Brightpoint provides the JAG services at 14 high schools in Allen, DeKalb, Grant, Huntington, Noble and Wabash counties.

 

BE SOMEONE NOW

Be SomeOne Now is a program for qualified young people ages 16 to 24 that provides career development, including assistance obtaining high school equivalency, going to college, and developing the skills needed for employment. Northeast Indiana Works oversees and funds the program. Stop Child Abuse & Neglect (SCAN) provides Be SomeOne Now programming in the 11 counties served by Northeast Indiana Works.

 

The team at Northeast Indiana Works is first-rate! From a recruiting point of view, they have helped me conduct successful job fairs and post for both general and skilled positions.
Sheila Steller, HR Generalist, TI Automotive