Project Director, Training and Development
Jalonn is responsible for the design and implementation of the peer leadership development program that hires program participants and trains them to provide both management and peer services, including delivering workshops. He is also responsible for conducting, designing, and implementing workshops including Know Thyself as well as extended workshops in entrepreneurship, Mindshift, financial literacy, personal branding, customer service, computer literacy, job readiness. Jalonn is a professional with over 3 years of progressive experience in counseling, case management, education, training coordination and job development, proactive development and coordination of employer relationships to enhance the social, educational, and vocational abilities of students. His expertise includes job development, academic/vocational assessment, case management, project management, workshop facilitation, team building and leadership, event coordination and pre-employment and employment training. He holds a BS in Psychology from Utah State University and is also employed as an AJCC INVEST Business Services Representative at America’s Job Center of California, Rancho Dominguez, CA, where he works with initiatives such as industry sector strategies, private-public partnerships and customized employment and talent management. He develops and conducts workshops, and has served as the Re-Entry navigator providing mentoring coaching and support for probationers and parolees. Previously he worked as both Business Community Liaison, Career Transition Specialist, and School to Work Coordinator for the Los Angeles Job Corps Center, LA CA.