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Christmas came early this year! JARC is now the proud owner of a NEW CNC machine at its training center in Ravenswood. This Haas Automation, Inc. Mini Mill will add capacity so that JARC trainees can earn their NIMS credentials faster.
#CNC trainee Diego landed a terrific job at WaterSaver Faucet Co.. Our staff is proud of his commitment to JARC's training program and his job search success! #igotthejob #motivationmonday
#Welding graduate Joseph has developed an exciting metal work project using the skills he learned at JARC! Check out and support his Kickstarter campaign for Up-Ride, a fitness accessory that converts your bike into a stationary bike: http://kck.st/2v1ykym
“We provide real-time job training and employment services for the job seeker. JARC is always recruiting, always training, always placing.” Read JARC Executive Director Guy Loudon’s full interview with Crain's Chicago Business. http://bit.ly/2vy9pG8
Way to go Ed! Ed started his new Utility Operator position at Spraying Systems last week. #igotthejob #mondaymotivation
Meet the Jane Addams Resource Corporation Trainees of the Month for July 2017: Dantonette W. (left) was selected for her outstanding initiative, working diligently on homework, remaining motivated through challenges, and excellent attendance. Ray R. (center) was recognized for becoming proficient in welding, assuming leadership roles, and being highly engaged in class. Joshua G. was honored for his motivation to become proficient in CNC and working hard to advance quickly through the program. We are excited to see you continue to grow and succeed!
JARC staff was lucky enough to tour #hackerspace Pumping Station: One. If you love to make and learn in a collaborative environment, check out their website http://bit.ly/2eCnLzb
Two welders in the making! Thank you Chicago Youth Centers for stopping by JARC’s training center. We hope the girls enjoyed our #careersinmanufacturing workshop.
Congratulations to #welding trainee Chris! She is now working as a Metal Fabricator at VERO Design + Build. #Igotthejob #careersinmanufacturing
JARC Trainees of the Month for July: Tory (left), LaShawn (not pictured) and Fernando. They were recognized for their reliability, an important skill when entering the manufacturing workforce. Congrats!
Congratulations to James who secured an awesome position as a TIG welder at AVW Equipment Co Inc. in Maywood! He is a JARC graduate recognized for his hard work and determination.
"It's empowering. I feel like a better provider for my family." After bouncing from job to job, Valerie found a career path and a community here at JARC. Check out this story from CBS Chicago on how we're helping women break down barriers to employment in manufacturing! http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/06/23/positively-chicago-women-who-weld/
We had a BLAST celebrating the Evening of Opportunities with our friends, partners & supporters! Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate - tag yourselves here! (Photo credit: Kelly Maier Photography)
We apologize for the short notice but the Austin application session today has been cancelled. Please check our website for future application session dates.
Happy Father's Day! JARC graduate Xavier is a #welder and father of seven. He says "Mom is the iron fist. I talk people to death. That's how my children get my advice." Read more about Xavier and his family here - http://bit.ly/2sB64pj
Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois (LCFS) put together this powerful video, featuring an interview from JARC graduate Tonce (around the 5:04 mark), showcasing the strength and resiliency of individuals, families, and communities! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEGsV_7DUic
Rokwon got the job! He's now working as a Welder at a manufacturer in Wood Dale. Congrats, Rokwon! #igotthejob #careersinmanufacturing
Two days left! JARC’s Evening of Opportunities is this Friday, June 9th at 6pm. Tickets are $80 now, $90 at the door http://bit.ly/2pnqz6j
Need some midweek inspiration? Check out these powerful stories of two LISC Chicago Bridges to Career Opportunities graduates, including our very own Brian!
Dan got the job! He started his new job this week as a Machine Operator at a manufacturer within walking distance of his house. Congrats, Dan! #IGotTheJob #careersinmanufacturing
Thank you to our #EveningofOpportunities Platinum Sponsor Freedman Seating! They hire our graduates, host staff visits, and come out in full force to our social events!
We loved helping out with Inspiration Kitchens' Community Meal last night in #GarfieldPark! This new program offers free, homemade meals to west side residents the 4th Monday of every month. Thank you for the wonderful volunteer opportunity, Inspiration Corporation!
Thank you to our #EveningofOpportunities Premier Sponsor S&C Electric Company! Not only do they generously sponsor our event, they regularly welcome our #trainees to their site to learn more about contemporary manufacturing!
On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, LeadersUp will host Chicago Career 360: The Experience to provide young adults between the ages of 18 - 24 the opportunity to interview with top employers in the Transportation, Distribution, Logistics sector. Text Career360 to 64600 to register or visit http://bit.ly/chicago-career-360-experience. #ChicagoCareer360 Want to Volunteer? Text 360Volunteer to 64600 or register here http://bit.ly/chicago-career-360-volunteer
Two #JARC grads joined the Freedman Seating team this past week - congrats to Yach & Tonce! #IGotTheJob #careersinmanufacturing