PARTICIPATION BENEFITS ALL AND IS EASILY TAILORED TO YOUR 
LEVEL OF INVOLVEMENT AND SCHEDULE.  
​CONTACT US TODAY TO JOIN EAST SIDE WORKS!

​​​​SETTING UP A COMPANY PROFILE
You can setup and maintain a company profile to describe your business, highlight aspects of your work, and communicate your areas of need to future employees and interns as well as their families and educators.


EMPLOYERS AND VOLUNTEERS CAN BOTH GET INVOLVED BY:


BECOMING A CAREER COACH
Spend less than one hour per week sharing about your professional experience and advice to students on a mediated, easy-to-use web-based discussion board. A background check is required to be a career coach.

FOR PARTNERS

East Side Works can benefit you and your company by:​

  • Increasing your business’ visibility and highlight your community involvement;
  • Promoting careers that are available and help students realize that there are many opportunities in your community;
  • Providing an opportunity to give back to your community by taking part in helping our youth reach their full career potential.
  • Nurturing your future workforce by connecting with them early in their career development;
  • Bridging the skills gap of students coming out of high school by communicating what the real world needs;
  • Helping build Illinois into a workforce-strong and economically vibrant state;
  • Positively affecting and directly addressing the region’s dropout, graduation and unemployment rates.




Click here to register your company:

​​Already a partner or career coach? Log in here:

OFFERING CAREER EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES 
You can post and coordinate work-based learning activities like job shadowing, internships, summer jobs, company tours, etc., that your business offers directly to students and educators.

Interested in being a guest speaker, hosting a job shadow or providing an internship opportunity for our students? For more information on how you can help, contact Nathaniel Stripeik.
Email
nathaniel.stripeik@estl189.com or call 618.646.3146