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Way to go Alexis! Congratulations on getting the job at Marco Lighting Components, Inc.. #igotthejob #mondaymotivation
A HUGE thank you to our Premier Sponsor S&C Electric Company for its continuous support of #EveningofOpportunities, JARC's annual event. Check out their website to learn more about how they provide to Chicago and beyond: https://www.sandc.com/en/news/
Did you know that ALL of our participants have access to math, reading, and computer tutors? This week, welding trainees Henry, Alex, and Jeremiah increased their math score!
"You might be trained in welding or operating computerized machinery. ... A lot of new high school grads with no manufacturing experience are often surprised at how rewarding the work is. It feels good to make products that make life better." http://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20180514/to-class-of-2018-why-manufacturing-jobs-are-a-great-career-option
It's #TeacherAppreciationWeek! At JARC, we're grateful for our incredibly compassionate and skilled educators on staff. Have you thanked a teacher yet?
Tomorrow, we'll be at the 49th Ward Job Fair & Employment Resource Workshop at Willye B White Park from 10am-2pm. Stop by our table to learn more about our free manufacturing training programs.
Last week, JARC's Director of Programs, Emily Doherty, participated in a panel discussion on family economic security & workforce development. Thanks to ChicaGO Commons and Chicago Housing Authority for the insightful conversation on advancing two-generation programs!
Nissa got the job! Our former shift supervisor is the first female CNC Machinist at Orbit Machining Company. #igotthejob #womeninmanufacturing
Last chance! Our 2 for $90 ticket promotion ends tonight at 11:59pm. #EveningofOpportunities https://bit.ly/2Hh6BUB
Jane Addams Resource Corporation shared U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Education and Workforce's post.
It's Tory and Katelyn's first day of work! Send Tory good thoughts at Kustom Seating Unlimited, Inc. and Katelyn at GKN Walterscheid GmbH. #igotthejob #mondaymotivation #womeninmanufacturing
Early Bird tickets for JARC’s #EveningOfOpportunities are now available! Purchase 2 tickets for $90: https://bit.ly/2Hh6BUB
Through United Way of Metro Chicago's Access United program, CJ became a Labor trainee with Local 134. Visit his Benevolent page to help him get to work and support his career goals: http://www.benevolent.net/need.html?needid=1707
With the U.S. unemployment rate at 4.1 percent, hiring people with criminal records has moved from kindness to necessity, according to Crain's Chicago Business. Read the full story: http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180420/ISSUE01/180419848?X-IgnoreUserAgent=1#utm_medium=email&utm_source=ccb-morning10&utm_campaign=ccb-morning10-20180423
Do you want to directly support our trainees? Check out Samec's Benevolent page to get him the personal protective equipment he needs to start work. http://www.benevolent.net/need.html?needid=1708
Thanks to the juniors and seniors at Intrinsic Schools for visiting our training center to learn more about a #careerinmanufacturing. Good luck with the rest of your school year!
Bringing a friend to JARC’s #EveningofOpportunities? Don’t miss our 2 for $90 early bird ticket special on April 30 & May 1. https://bit.ly/2Hh6BUB
We're hiring! JARC is looking for a Program Coordinator to add to our careers in manufacturing program team in Ravenswood. Check out our careers page for more details: https://www.jane-addams.org/mission-impact/careers/
Happy #NationalVolunteerWeek! Thank you to all of our volunteers across our programs and sites - without you, the work we do would not be possible.
Secret's out! JARC's #EveningofOpportunities 2 for $90 early bird ticket special will be available for two days only: April 30 & May 1. https://bit.ly/2Hh6BUB
Tickets are still available for Victory Gardens Theater's "Lettie". If you go to tomorrow's 7:30pm show, a portion of your proceeds will support JARC's women in manufacturing and welding programs. http://victorygardens.org/our-season/lettie/
The date for our annual #EveningofOpportunities is set - mark your calendars for Friday, June 8, 2018 and purchase your ticket today: https://bit.ly/2Hh6BUB
Do you have questions about our #manufacturing programs and live in the far north side? Come see us at Chicago Public Library's Rogers Park branch this Wednesday, 4/11, from 1:00-2:00 pm.
Cutting Tool Engineering (a digital magazine that helps metalworking companies enhance the productivity of their cutting and grinding operations) posted this piece about JARC last week: https://www.ctemag.com/news/industry-news/nonprofit-addresses-challenges-finding-and-developing-skilled-workers
Gabriel got the job! It's his first week as a CNC Operator at Strange Engineering. #igotthejob