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Chicago FarmWorks Transitional Jobs Program

Now Accepting Applications

Please contact the referral partner listed below to learn more about the Chicago FarmWorks Transitional Jobs program if you are:

  • 18 years or older
  • Resident of the City of Chicago
  • Authorized to work in the US
  • Have a low income
  • Motivated to find permanent, long-term employment
  • Not afraid to get dirty and able to do physical work
  • Interested in giving back to the community by helping grow food for local food pantries
  • Interested in getting warehousing experience

What to expect as a Chicago FarmWorks participant:

  • Assistance finding a permanent employment placement
  • Paid bi-weekly at minimum wage for up to 30 hours a week for 10 weeks
  • 4 days of unpaid Job-Readiness Training
  • Classroom training on Urban Agriculture, Warehousing, Career Pathways, and Financial Literacy

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