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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
Come one come all to Literacy Volunteers of Illinois’s On the Road to Literacy Conference on April 21st! We would love for the tutors and staff to attend the conference! If you want to register for the On the Road conference please register online at lvillinois.org under the On the Road to Literacy tab on the top of the page! http://lvillinois.org/conferences_and_trainings.aspx
Don't miss Victory Gardens Theater's "LETTIE", a new play following a female welder. When you purchase tickets for the Wed, April 18, 7:30pm performance and use the discount code "JARC", a portion of your ticket will be donated to JARC's women in manufacturing and welding programs. http://victorygardens.org/our-season/lettie/
Interested in using your skills and talents to ensure people who work do not live in poverty? Jane Addams Resource Corporation is looking for an employment coach to add to our team: https://www.jane-addams.org/mission-impact/careers/
Notice to our Austin friends: Because of spring break, we will NOT hold an application session on Wednesday, March 28. See you next week on Wednesday, April 4 at 4 pm! https://www.jane-addams.org/job-seekers/cmp-application-schedule/austin/
Attention Northwest Chicago residents: JARC will be at Chicago Public Library's Portage-Cragin branch this Thursday, Mar. 29, 1-2 pm. Stop by and learn what it takes to become a Welder or a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinist. https://bit.ly/2I4aGbd
This week, JARC trainees Mario and CJ earned their first National Institute for Metalworking Skills credential and our shift lead Nissa earned her second credential in #CNCturning. Way to go team! #NIMScertified
In case you missed it: JARC had a blast last week at Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition's #BeyondBooks18. Thank you for lifting up our adult education community and learners in Chicago!
It's Shemon's first day at GKN Walterscheid. Congrats Shemon! #igotthejob
Jane Addams Resource Corporation added 29 new photos — at Revolution Brewing (2323 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago).
When the government takes away the licenses of perfectly safe drivers, employers lose workers and workers lose jobs. Check out the new report “Living in Suspension” from the Chicago Jobs Council to learn how suspending a driver’s license means suspending a career. #StopSuspendingLives https://cjc.net/policy-advocacy/living-in-suspension/
Thanks for joining us last night for JARC Associate Board's Spring Social. Stay tuned this week for more photos!
Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first Amazon Smile purchase until March 31. If you'd like your shopping to support JARC, go to smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3682559.
Last week, students from St. Joseph Services visited our Austin training center to learn more about a career in manufacturing. Thanks for stopping by, our trainees had a blast giving a crash course in CNC Lathe!
Wow! Congrats to our three CNC trainees who received National Institute for Metalworking Skills credentials. Katelyn and Gabriel earned their first credential and Shemon earned his second credential for CNC Turning-- an achievement we haven't seen at our Ravenswood site since 2010! #NIMScertified
Don't miss our Associate Board's Spring Social at Revolution Brewing next week! We have a limited number of tickets available: https://jane-addams.givezooks.com/events/2018-associate-board-spring-social
Gianco got the job! He is now a CNC Operator at AxleTech International in Chicago. #igotthejob
JARC is looking for a financial coach to add to our team. Check out our website to see the full details: https://www.jane-addams.org/mission-impact/careers/
We look forward to more opportunities to partner with you!