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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
Happy Mother's Day to moms like Sandraetta and Lisa! Read more about our work with mothers and families here - http://www.jane-addams.org/news/happening-jarc/supporting-mothers-families/
Curious about our affiliate JARC Baltimore? Check out this #OnTheRecord interview with Baltimore's NPR station, WYPR, on training the for future of manufacturing.
Early Bird tickets for JARC’s #EveningOfOpportunities are now available! Purchase 2 tickets for $90 http://bit.ly/2pnqz6j
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Join Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) for a cocktail style reception downtown at the School of the Art Institute Ballroom. Enjoy drinks and appetizers from Food for Thought, browse and bid on our Silent Auction, and hear moving speeches from JARC graduates.
Bringing a friend to JARC’s #EveningOfOpportunities? Don’t miss our 2 for $90 early bird ticket special on May 8th & May 9th http://bit.ly/2pnqz6j
Tickets for JARC’s #EveningOfOpportunities are now available! We hope to see you Friday, June 9th. http://bit.ly/2pnqz6j
JARC staff visited Freedman Seating to see our long-time partner in action. Can you tell how much fun we had in their showroom? #SelfieSeats #MadeInTheUSA #Manufacturing
For National Volunteer Week, a few of our amazing volunteers share why #ivolunteer. What inspires you to serve? www.pointsoflight.org/nvw #NVW