Diversability Work Event, October 24,2018 in Glendale, CA

Please join us at the Verdugo Job Center located in Glendale, CA. All ready to work candidates are welcome.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Time: 10 am — 12 pm

Date: October 24, 2018

Motivational Speaker: Dana LeMon

Sponsoring Employer: Pride Industries

Location: 1255 South Central Avenue Glendale, CA 91204

Limited space RSVP by Oct. 15: Fernando 818.409.0498 or Alex 818.937.8063

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is an Equal Opportunity Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. –  TTY (818) 548-3857.

Free Adult Literacy Program Offered in Glendale

The Library, Arts & Culture Department Adult Literacy Program offers services to help adults improve their reading, writing, and speaking. Instruction is provided by trained volunteers. The Adult Literacy Program is free and open to all adults ages eighteen and over.

The Adult Literacy Program helps adults who want to learn English as well as English-speaking adults who need to improve their reading and writing skills. Conversation classes and one-on-one tutoring sessions are offered.

The Adult Literacy Program is also seeking volunteers to work with adults to improve their reading, writing, and speaking skills. No prior teaching experience is necessary. Successful volunteers need to make a commitment of at least one hour per week for a minimum of six months.

click here for contacts and more information

and click here to read the Adult Literacy Program Newsletter

Sling Shot Project With Glendale Community College – Tuition Waivers

The Sling Shot Project Job Training Project. A Collaboration between the VWDB’s Verdugo Jobs Center and Glendale Community College.

Care Coordination is a fast growing career in the healthcare industry. This course will assist individuals in enhancing their careers as a Home Health Aides, Medical Assistants or LVNs by gaining skills and knowledge used in hospitals, clinics and other patient care settings.

The VWDB/VJC has a limited number of course fee grant waivers. See flyer for contact and application information. Class runs March 17 – April 28.

Click here for flyer with details.

IT Level I Job Training Program Launched – Veterans Encouraged to Apply

The VWDB’s VJC has partnered with Glendale Community College and Department of Rehabilitation to provide IT Level I training for interested clients.  Disabilities Employment Accelerator funds assist individuals with disabilities with job placement, classroom and on the job training, work experience, career exploration assistance. Eligible clients enrolled in the program may qualify to receive free IT training through GCC. After the training there will be opportunities to be enrolled in either work experience or on the job training with local employers. There are also opportunities for other types of classroom training. To find out more about these opportunities, contact Tina Hartyon for more information.

Click on this flyer for details and contact information.