There are several benefits associated with the program. Participants have the opportunity to earn money throughout each module. We are open to all individuals with various backgrounds. We are willing to help individuals with limited or no education, drug use or a criminal background. The individuals must be willing to make a commitment to earn a GED if needed and enroll in substance abuse counseling if necessary to be fully equip for this program.
Through intensive job training, case management, and career counseling, DERC provides individuals with the skills, efficacy, and connections needed to enter the workforce.
The training program consists of three six-to-eight week modules:
Module 1: Personal Development
Health and Wellness
Computer Tech for Workplace I (Durham Tech)
Module 2: Continuation of Employability
Orientation to Careers
Intro to On-the-Job Training
Module 3: On-the-job training
Resume/Cover Letter Writing
Intensive Job Search