The Verdugo Jobs Center has partnered with Leadership Pasadena to provide leadership classes to veterans in our community under our VEAP grant. FREE to veterans.
Come learn about opportunities to build upon your education and career goals
The Los Angeles Conservation Corps (LA Corps) is hosting a College & Career Fair on Friday, November 2, 2018 for teens and young adults in Los Angeles.
The event is free, open to the public, and complimentary lunch will be provided to attendees.
Attendees will meet college contacts and prospective employers and will have the chance to win a free Apple iPad!
Fri, November 2, 2018, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Location: The Goodwill Center of Southern California, 3150 North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA 90065
On Behalf of the Glendale Commission on the Status of Women: Join us for a Domestic Violence Community Forum & Candlelight Vigil
When: October 11, at 6pm
Location: Glendale Central Library
Presentation of Domestic Violence Community Survey
Panel Discussion, moderated by Assemblymember Laura Friedman – including experts from YWCA Glendale, Glendale Police Department, Glendale Unified School District and Armenian Council of America
Questions and Answers
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.
Please click this link for flyer information on a food pantry available in Pasadena, welcoming all – as well as information about open affordable housing apartments for persons with disabilities and over 62 years of age.
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.
National Council for Aging Care’s guide to Military Veteran Benefit Options:
The Verdugo Workforce Development Board (VWDB) envisions an economically vibrant, tri-city region with thriving businesses, youth and job-seekers on career paths that reflect their highest potential.
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.