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.

Mindful Warrior Project Event, Oct. 9, 2017 in Pasadena

Meditation, and engaging activities that destress the mind, provide relaxation, and self-awareness. Free and welcome to veterans and their supporters (friends and families).

Contact for details and PARKING.

Monday, October 9, 2017
6:30 PM

American Legion
131 N Marengo Ave
Pasadena, CA

City of Glendale Hosting Tech Job Fair Oct 12, 2017 at Central Library

Here is a link for more information, including employers participating and potential jobs. Link

The Verdugo Job Center will be hosting its 2nd Annual Tech Job Fair at the newly renovated Downtown Central Library on October 12, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This event provides a platform for companies to interview and hire technologically skilled job seekers. Admission is free and provides attendees with access to over 18 local businesses and resource organizations and 180 positions, with even more to be announced.

October 12, 2017  –  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Downtown Central Library
222 E. Harvard Street, Glendale CA 91205
Contact: Melissa Younesian

Disability Resource Fair – October 26, 2017

The Work Incentives Planning and Assistance program will be hosting a Disability Resource Fair at the Verdugo Jobs Center in Glendale on October 26 to honor the National Disability Awareness Month. This resource fair at the Verdugo Jobs Center that will be focusing on providing numerous resources for the disabled population in our community and other surrounding cities. The Disability Employment Accelerator (DEA) program will also be assisting at the event.

Below is the list of all community partners who have confirmed their participation at the event:

1. Independent Living Center of Southern California
2. Employment Development Department
3. Glendale Housing Department
4. Pasadena City College
5. Employment Network MCS
6. Department of Rehabilitation
7. State Council on Development Disability
8. Protection, Advocacy (PABSS) – Disability Rights California
9. Individual Development Account – West Angeles Community Development
10. Employment Network —Goodwill Southern California
11. Social Security Administration
12. Center for Health Care Rights
13. Housing Rights Center – Los Angeles
14. Pacific Clinics Behavioral
15. Ascencia Housing Services
16. Blind Field Services
17. IRS Taxpayer Advocate Services

Click here for flyer with detailed information