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McHenry County Workforce Network


Meet Chelsey

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Workforce Challenge

Chelsey came to the youth program from a large family that was struggling financially and dealing with unemployment. Chelsey had never had a job before.

Workforce Solution

As a participant in the youth program, Chelsey successfully completed two paid internships while in high school and was placed at Lifetime Fitness for a final summer internship after she graduated.

Outcomes & Benefits

The worksite placements and work readiness classes helped Chelsey develop many skills. These new skills, combined with her outgoing and friendly personality, helped Chelsey secure a job with Lifetime Fitness in September 2011.


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