Poised for Success
312 Westmore Road
Lombard, IL 60148
Name and Position of Contact Person:
Gail Foster, Executive Director
Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:
Flexible, most Wednesday's from 10 AM - 2 PM and 2nd Saturday of each month from 10 AM - 1 PM.
Description of Organization:
Poised for Success promotes economic self-sufficiency in women by providing business attire for an interview and the first week of employment. Poised for Success also provides referrals to local organizations that provide job training and placement services for women who are on assistance and preparing to enter the job market.
Description of Service Learner Role:
Service learning students will work with clients (females only) who are referred to Poised for Success and in need of appropriate clothing for a job interview and for the first week of work. Female Service Learners will assist clients in choosing clothes from head to toe from the wide selection that Poised for Success offers. Students will have opportunity to interact with clients and therefore should have good communication and customer service skills.
Female service learning students are also needed to help on the second Saturday of every month to help with donation collection and sorting at Poised for Success.
Only female students are allowed to work with our clients.
Number of Placements Available:
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258, (630) 942-2230
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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