JobsPLUS


About JobsPLUS


*DUE TO COVID-19, THE JobsPLUS PROGRAM WILL BE RUNNING ALL PROGRAMMING AND SERVICES REMOTELY

WHAT IS THE JobsPLUS PROGRAM?

JobsPLUS is a HUD funded program, working with the North Common Village Residents. The JobsPLUS program combines traditional employment, training and job placement services with a rent incentive and a

place-based investment in building “community support for work.”

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Activities and referrals are provided to help residents secure and retain work, including job search assistance, education, and training.

Changes in rent rules that make work pay by allowing working residents to keep more of their earnings.

Neighbor-to-neighbor information sharing about work opportunities and program services.

JobsPLUS services are tailored to a residents’ individual needs and are drawn from a menu of on-site and referral services.

Both Unemployed & Employed residents will work with case managers to identify short and long-term employment goals towards their future.

WHAT KIND OF SERVICES/PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE TO ME?

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Career Exploration
Job Readiness
Training & Assessment

Financial Literacy
Money Management Training
Access to Rent-Based Incentives
Earned Income Tax Credits

Job Retention
Leadership Training Skills
Professional Development

Access to After School/Day Care
Health & Well Being Programs
Opportunity to Grow Both Personally & Professionally

Vocational Skills Training
Advancement in Education
Life Coaching

Community Support for Work
Navigating Community Resources

Securing Transportation Needs
Getting a License
Using UBER, etc.

Goal Setting & Planning
Finding/Rediscovering Your Sense of Purpose

WHAT IS THE JobsPLUS APPROACH?

The JobsPLUS program uses a three-pronged approach.

Community Support for Work

Strengthening social connections among residents and community partners to support job preparation and work efforts.

Employment Related Services

  • Enrollment, assessment and orientation
  • Job readiness, job search assistance and training
  • Job development, placement, and retention/advancement support
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Financial incentives that
“Make Work Pay”

  • Increasing awareness of enrollment and Earned Income Disallowance (EID)
  • Job readiness, job search assistance and training
  • Job development, placement, and retention/advancement

“I AM CONCERNED THAT IF I GET A JOB OR A DIFFERENT JOB, THEN MY RENT WILL CHANGE AND I WON’T BE ABLE TO AFFORD WHERE I AM LIVING.”

THIS IS UNDERSTANDABLE…PLEASE READ ON!

RENT INCENTIVES: MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS BENEFITS?

The JobsPLUS Earned Income Disallowance (JPEID)

As a JobsPLUS member, your rent may not have to increase. This is because you qualify for JobsPLUS Earned Income Disallowance (JPEID).

FINANCIAL INCENTIVES : JobsPLUS Earned Income Disallowance (JPEID) 

JobsPLUS also offers incentives for residents to get and keep a job.  By signing up for JobsPLUS and becoming a member, residents become eligible for the JobsPLUS Earned Income Disregard (JPEID) for the entire time they are working and enrolled in this program!

Once a resident becomes a member of the program, they are immediately eligible to the JPEID.

WHAT IS JPEID?:  0% of a resident member’s wages from new employment or an increase in earnings at current employment are counted when calculating rent!  This means that member’s rent will not increase as a result in an increase of earned income. JPEID neutralizes any rent increase due to rising income.

Financial coaching and training will be available to all members.  Our JobsPLUS staff is committed to seeing the success of every member! We want to support every resident as they move their way up in the career of their choice and on their way to earning higher wages to become financially independent! Together, we can do it!

Our team will explain more about these benefits and the program when we meet with you!

Please see our Events tab to find out when the next virtual informational meeting is to learn about this program!

For more information, call (978) 364-5335 or email [email protected].

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