Mission: IBSA staff, volunteers, and interns engage in a variety of efforts to promote and support job training, employment counseling and entrepreneurial activities, particularly, activities for youth and low-income adults. We provide services that assist people in their transition off welfare. Clients are referred by government agencies through agreements for employment & microenterprise counseling, retention and support services. IBSA additionally provide related services to first-time juvenile offenders referred by the County Court Services to complete community service as required by a judicial officer of the courts.
Results: Over 80% of all referred to our agency meet their goals and objectives in a satisfactory manner.
Target demographics: low-income youth and adults succeed in life.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 300+
Geographic areas served: underserved urban neighborhoods
Programs: Job readiness counseling, preparation and placement;
Self-employment development & support services;
Youth IT / Enterprise Development:
building websites and salesmanship.
Professional with expertise in this field
As the Chairman of the National Black Business Trade Association, I can say with certainty that ISBA has been successfully at the forefront of job training or job placement for many years in the community. They have consistently provided timely and relevant information to our membership.