Tag: Find Your Future

Meet Karlyn

Karlyn came to Kaleidoscope through our Find Your Future program, and we are honored to have been a part of her journey. Today, she is pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Social Work and Criminal Justice, and she continues to help youth at Kaleidoscope by volunteering with our Arts Camps, inspiring us all with her poetry […]

Find Your Future in action

Congratulations to Rapheal on his new role at RELO Direct, Inc.! Rapheal gained professional experience through our Find Your Future (FYF) program, which matches current and former DCFS-involved youth with paid internships, job skills training and other development opportunities. As a FYF employment partner, RELO Direct got to see first-hand what an amazing communicator and […]

Release: DCFS-involved youth ‘find their futures’ in Chicago’s business community

DCFS-involved youth ‘find their futures’ in Chicago’s business community Innovative program matches 24 youth with paid internships at leading companies CHICAGO – As many young people enjoy relaxing at the beach during Chicago’s summers, a special 24 young adults are being recognized for their outstanding commitment to professional development through the Find Your Future program. […]

Find Your Future 2017 Applications

We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Find Your Future program! Through this program, we match current and former foster youth who are attending college with 10-week paid summer internships and vocational training, plus resume workshops, mock interviews, team-building activities, community volunteering and a professional etiquette dinner. With these career opportunities, youth gain valuable […]

Summer 2016 Find Your Future Closing Luncheon

On August 16, we hosted the closing luncheon for our Summer 2016 Find Your Future program. We matched these 27 dedicated young people with summer internships through our incredible community partners. Our young people gained the work experience, professional skills and networks that only internships can provide, and they were grateful! Congratulations to our graduating […]

RELO Direct® Enters Third Year with Charitable Partner Kaleidoscope

CHICAGO – (07/14/16) – RELO Direct® has begun its third year of partnership with Kaleidoscope, a non-profit child welfare agency that has been serving children and families impacted by abuse and neglect since 1973. RELO Direct® has supported the non-profit organization’s Find Your Future program, part of Kaleidoscope’s Transitional Living Services, since 2014 by extending […]

Kaleidoscope Find Your Future program serves as model for DCFS Building Futures

We are so proud to have our successful Find Your Future program serve as the model for Illinois Department of Children and Family Services’ new Building Futures program, which connects current and former foster youth with internships and vocational training. In the last year, we matched 25 young people with local businesses like Catalyst Ranch […]