News from JARC
We're proud to share the following two JARC clients who came to us without permanent housing, and successfully completed the Computer Numerical Control Fast Track job training. Special thanks to the support of a local family foundation, we began tracking the percentage of clients who at program entry were homeless, and were surprised to learn that nearly 15% of our general population was without permanent housing.
JARC's Center for Working Families program has been accepted as a new contractor for the Community and Economic Development Association (CEDA)
Highlights from the Welding Fast Track to report, in the first year, we: Surpassed our enrollment goal by...
Jane Addams Resource Corporation is the only National Safety Education Center (NSEC) certified facility within the city of Chicago.
Astoria Wire & Metal Products is a premier manufacturer of sheet metal, wire and tubing products, located in Bedford Park, IL since 1947. Referred by an industry partner of JARC, the company began sending two of its employees to Open Enrollment Welding training on Saturdays at JARC's Technical Training Center in July, 2011.
Mary Pena delivered an impassioned testimonial to over 200 of JARC's supporters at the 2012 "Evening Of Opportunities" Annual Event on Friday, June 15 at the Chicago Symphony Center.
The Service Provider of the Year was awarded to Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC).
The board and staff of Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) were sad to learn about the pending liquidation and closure of Jane Addams Hull House (JAHH), the venerable social service agency.
Dudek & Bock (D&B), a leading manufacturer of springs and wireforms, located on Chicago's southwest side, is an example of the kind of partnership that makes JARC's model so successful. At the core of this relationship is JARC's commitment to incumbent worker training through its Manufacturing Skills Programs (MSP).
"Integrity, enthusiasm, sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found in its employees. It supports these qualities with a strong package of pay and benefits, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and broad opportunities for advancement" (S&C Electric Company).
Industrial Manufacturers have a great need for employees with CNC skills. Five of our new hires in 2011 were trained by JARC.