FREE job training includes:
• 32 weeks, 235 hours of hands-on manufacturing training with a focus on Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
• Evening Classes
• Forklift License and OSHA Safety Standard Classes
• Job Placement Assistance
• Financial, Computer and Workplace Readiness classes
• Assistance with transportation, housing and childcare while
What are the eligibility requirements?
• Must be a woman earning between $10,000 and $40,000 per year
• Must be the head of your household
• Must live in the city of Chicago
What does a career in Welding look like?
• Many welding jobs are in fabricated metal manufacturing, transportation equipment, aerospace and machining manufacturing.
• Entry level welding jobs usually pay $11-$13 an hour.
• Advancement in welding jobs is possible with training and experience. Higher skilled and paid positions are held by welding supervisors, technicians, inspectors and instructors.
When will classes meet?
• Classes meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 6-8:30pm at JARC’s Technical Training Center (4222 N Ravenswood); Montrose stop on the Brown Line, West side of the Metra Tracks
What you will learn in our training
The Women in Manufacturing Program will teach basic principles in MIG Welding and other welding processes such as TIG & Stick, Quality Control and Safety to prepare students for entry level welding positions. Opportunities to earn a Forklift license, OSHA Safety certificate, Certificate of Completion and more!
To Attend an Orientation/ Information Session
Call or Email Emily Stinnett to register:
773-751.7112 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Addams Resource Corporation
Orientations held weekly! Call to sign up!
The Eleanor Foundation is the lead sponsor for the Women in Manufacturing Program.
The Sara Lee Foundation is a Major Sponsor of the Jane Addams Resource Corporation’s Women in Manufacturing Program.
The Emergency Fund also helps make our program possible!