SERVICES
HOURS OF OPERATION | ACTIVITY TRAINING HOURS
To promote and provide job skills, entrepreneurial development and employment opportunities for economically disadvantaged persons and youth.

The purpose and nature of job training and entrepreneurial opportunity aspects of the organizations program is to encourage low and very low income individuals to become independent business owners.


The overall purpose of these activities is to move persons from dependency, unemployment and welfare to work and gain income for family self-sufficiency.
 
Activities and Services include:
  • Promoting and Providing Job Skills and Entrepreneurial Development and Employment Opportunites for economically disadvantaged persons and youth.
  • Providing Community Programs for Youth and Children
  • Forging Alliances and Collaborative Arrangements
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Activity Training
  • Workshops and Seminars
 
Participants will be accepted through referrals from:
-Religious institutions
-Other non-profit organizations, and
-Government agencies (including the local public assistance offices)
 
Unemployed persons looking for work will be sought from:
• Government Unemployment Office
Referrals from other charitable organizations serving the same clientele
Walk-Ins (are welcome)
 
Promote | Provide Job Skills
Entrepreneurial Development
Train unemployed, low income and economically disadvantaged persons in job readiness and job training conducted through seminars, workshops and training sessions free of charge and accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

Referrals will be sought from the:
•Church,
•Community, and
•Welfare rolls of the Government Social Services Department.

*Long term and short term skill specific training available.


*Referrals may be made to adult courses offered at a local college, the Government Employment Agency or Social Services Departments for financial assistance.

Short-Term Skill Specific Training
Participants will be referred to adult courses offered at a local college; in additon to referral to the Government Employment Agency or Social Services Departments for financial assistance.
 
 
Provide Community Programs for Youth and Children
  • Children and Youth Mentoring Services
  • One-on-One Guidance for academic, life skills and tasks
  • Target ages are 13 to 17 years of age
The youth identified from target communities to participate will include:
    • At-Risk Youth
    • Youth with Prior Criminal History
    • Youth with Prior Violent History
    • Truant and "Lingoveranable" Youth
    • Youth with at least One Prior Arrest
    • Youth Returning to the Community from Residential Programs
Youth will be assigned a *mentor who will function both as a role model and case manager. The assigned mentor will check on school progress for progression towards high school completion.

*Mentors are Volunteer Professionals and Para-Professionals.

Referrals accepted from:

  • Parents
  • Members of the Community
  • Clergy
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Court
  • Police
  • Prison Ministries
  • Schools
  • Prosecutors
Success Indicators will include reduction in youth homicide, reduction in acts of youth violence, reduction in youth victims of violence, reduction in youth handgun possession, and reduction in youth arrests rates.

Did you know that currently, the drop-out rate in some surrounding schools is above 50%?
Youth Core Support Groups of 8 to 12 meet on a weekly basis.
Monthly Field Trips such as cultural venues throughout the state to build group cohesion for daily living familiarity.
These activities will be supported by volunteer mentors, parents and counselors.
 
Forge Alliances and Collaborative Arrangements
We forge alliances and collaborate arrangements with other not-for-profit entities to promote support in meeting the needs and services of individuals and families; support for their families and communities; and programs and plans.
 
Arrangements are developed with Federal and State Agencies, Local and Philanthropic Resources, and other Non-Profit Organizations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday - Friday
Three Evenings Per Week
12:00 Noon - 8:00pm
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday
9:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday Morning
9:00am - 12:00noon
*Available Services
Expanded as Need Arise 

 

 

 
Multi-Cultural Family Life Center Flyer

 

 
ENTREPRENEURIALSHIP
Encourage low and very low income individuals to become independent business owers. Persons trained in the entrepreneurialship are encouraged to start businesses where low skills and only short-term training is needed in activities such as:


• Small Business Development
• Lawn Care
• Home Maintenance
• Painting
• Computers, etc.

Active or retired entrepreneur volunteers and mentors from trade organizations, schools and the local board of trade will implement the job readiness and job training aspects of the activity to new entrepreneurs.

Dependent upon activity and training area, consultants will provide technical assistance or professional services.
 
Workshops and Seminars:
How and When to Incorporate My Business
2 Hour Workshop
Why I Need A Business Plan
1 Hour Seminar
Marketing Strategies and Plans 3 Hour Seminar
Applying for Small Business Loan 2 Hour Workshop
Independent Professional (s)  
Choosing A Plan That Is Right For Me 3 Hour Seminar
 
* Workshops are held two times per year.
 
 
JOB TRAINING & PLACEMENT
The purpose and nature of the job training aspect of the organizations program is to provide individuals with some of the skills it takes to get and keep a job.
Job placement is not guaranteed, but the corporation will attempt to find employers that will hire trained persons.
 
Job Training Workshops:
Resume Writing
2 Hour Workshop
Dressing for Success
2 Hour Workshop
Interviewing Tips and Techniques 2 Hour Workshop
Conflict Resolution Skills 2 Hour Workshop
 
* Workshops are held two times per year.
 
 
WORKSHOPS
Workshops will be conducted by volunteers who are business owners in the community, managers, other professionals; and when possible, in conjunction with other 501 © 3 organizations or governmental agencies.
 
Workshops are Free of charge to participants. There will be limited spacing. For this reason, space will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis to applicants who meet the HUD/CDBG Guidelines.
 
The workshops provide a sense of hope, self-worth, self-esteem and encourage persons to have self-confidence to control and have responsibility for themselves and their families.
 
SEMINARS
The Multi-Cultural Family Life Center will sponsor seminars on activities of common interest that relates to:
  • Healthcare
  • Illiteracy
  • Crime
  • Community Relations,
  • etc.
*Available Free of Charge
Who We Are
The Maple Creek Multi-Cultural Development Family Life Center is a 501 © 3 Corporation seeking to promote and provide for economically disadvantaged persons and youth...
What We Do
Provide charitable services throughout the general target area. Provide educational, vocational, and life skill development services and programs and much more...
Why We Do It
The Holy Bible teaches us to feed the hungry; clothe the naked; care for the poor; and to exhibit love and compassion for our neighbor. Today’s communities is engulfed in difficult and turbulent economic, spiritual, and physical times...
 
 
     

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Colossians 3:17
The Maple Creek Multi-Cultural Development and Family Life Center, Inc. © 2014-2017
Our goal and focus is Education, Financial, Technology, Programs, Entrepreneurship and Work


609 South Main Street • Greer SC • 29650

Tel: 864.877.1791
Fax: 864.877.2725 Email Us (esimmonsmbc@yahoo.com)

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