Nominate a Community Leader

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago is pleased to announce a call for nominations for our 2023 Annual Awards.

Honor a leader making a difference!

NHS annual awards recognize people who exemplify leadership, innovation, and passion in their efforts to improve our neighborhoods. The awards will be presented in March 2023 at our Annual Awards ceremony.

They are seeking nominations for our:

·     Community Impact Award

·     Gale Cincotta Community Visionary Award

·     Transformative Impact Award

Please nominate a leader from your community using our nomination form here. Nominations must be received by 5:00 p.m., October 31, 2022. You may nominate more than one candidate.

Thank you for your nomination!

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Category: Constituent Services Content

The Woodlawn Chamber in Partnership with SBAC invites you to join us for a "Before You Open Your Business" Q&A Workshop.

Already have a business and have questions? 

Listen in, and our panelists will answer freely. 

Click the link below to register!

https://members.smallbusinessadvocacycouncil.org/sbacempowereventcalendar/Details/before-you-open-your-business-q-a-workshop-woodlawn-chamber-of-commerce-699293?sourceTypeId=Website

REGISTER

Event Title: Small Business Q&A

Time: 6:00PM CST

Date: October 26th, 2022

Location: Zoom Online

 

 

 
Category: Constituent Services Content

Malcolm X College is partnering with OEMC to offer an Introduction to Emergency Management course. The course will teach students about 9-1-1 operations, emergency management, traffic management, 3-1-1 city services, and the qualifications needed to become an OEMC employee.  

Malcolm X College is partnering with OEMC to offer an Introduction to Emergency Management course. The course will teach students about 9-1-1 operations, emergency management, traffic management, 3-1-1 city services, and the qualifications needed to become an OEMC employee. One key focus of the course is centered around teaching the basics of 9-1-1 dispatch operations through role play and simulation. For photos of OEMC at work, click here. 

“Taking the OEMC course could lead to an incredible future job,” said Malcolm X College President David Sanders. “Emergency Management is a diverse career-field with a continued projected future job growth and there are a variety of opportunities to serve in all levels of government and in the various sectors, including education, healthcare, and private business. It’s a smart career choice and we are thankful to offer it at Malcolm X College.”

“OEMC is looking forward to the students learning about the work that we do to protect our great city,” said Rich Guidice, OEMC Executive Director. “Our 9-1-1 telecommunicators, 3-1-1 operators, traffic management staff, and emergency managers are all central to maintaining public safety in the City of Chicago.”

The class runs from October 4 to December 1, 2022 and will be held Malcolm X College. Completing this eight-week course could lead to future career opportunities with OEMC!

What should you expect from a potential career at OEMC:

  • Great pay with a potential starting salary of $50k with a high school diploma
  • Union position
  • Room for growth and promotion
  • Please note: OEMC job applicants will have to pass a background check and processed through the City of Chicago Human Resources Department.

What to know about the Introduction to Emergency Management course:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Classes are in-person and there are evening classes
  • Limited Class Size
  • Courses taught by OEMC training staff
  • $385* for the course or visit www.edu/futurereadyto see if fee can be waived - *Tuition waived for eligible Chicago residents through the Future Ready Program. The Future Ready Program is open to Chicago residents who meet the requirements.

To learn more about this course and apply visit: www.ccc.edu/oemc or call 773-COLLEGE. Course name is PROFDEV 4386 Introduction to Emergency Management & Communications (OEMC). 

For additional information on emergency preparedness information, visit the OEMC website at Chicago.gov/OEMC. Follow the Office of Emergency Management and Communications on Facebook (@coemc)Twitter (@ChicagoOEMC) and Instagram (chicago_oemc_911). 

 

Category: Jobs-Trainings

AdventHealth will be hosting our Mission Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the gymnasium at Lyons Township High School South Campus in Western Springs. They’ll be offering free healthcare services and referrals to local social service resources to those in need. This event is intended for individuals and families who cannot afford healthcare services.

To see the flyer in Spanish, click here.

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Category: Constituent Services

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