The Verdugo School to Career Coalition will hold its next meeting via telephone conference call on April 22. Click the link below to download phone conference instructions, rsvp information and the agenda and minutes of last meeting.
REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS – NOW CLOSED
Layoff Aversion Services – Request for Proposals – ACTIVE
Date Released: October 12, 2018
Proposals Due: November 2, 2018
The Verdugo Workforce Development Board (VWDB) is releasing its Request for Proposals (RFP) for Layoff Aversion Services for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I programs.
The Verdugo Workforce Development Board and its VJC are overseeing a retraining grant and program for qualifying people laid off from various local companies recently.
The VWDB and VJC have recently announced a new program available for job seekers in our area: the R.I.S.E. Program
It offers: Paid Work Experience, Work Readiness Training, One-on-One Mentorship, Job Placement
The VWDB/VJC is participating on a new pilot project called R.I.I.S.E – Regional Immediate Intervention Services for Employment to work with the homeless population at Glendale, Burbank and surrounding areas. Funds for the program come from LA County. The VWDB/VJC is partnered with the parks maintenance section, GYA and the Glendale homeless programs to provide work experience for 13 homeless individuals. This is a short term program, that will end June 30th, 2018.
Information sessions for clients were held in November. Rasheedah Scott is the contact person for this program. Please see her if you have any questions. Click here for flyer and details.
GLENDALE, CA (October 30, 2017) – The City of Glendale’s Community Services and Parks Department’s (CSP), Workforce Development Section has been awarded $100,000 by the Los Angeles County Workforce Development, Aging, and Community Services Department to train and transition adults who are homeless into gainful employment. The funds are awarded from the Measure H bill approved by voters to develop strategies and provide services to individuals who are homeless. “Approved Strategies to Combat Homelessness,” was drafted by the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and approved by the County Board of Supervisors on February 9, 2016. Continue reading “VWDB/VJC Awarded $100,000 to Help Transition Homeless Adults to Employment”
The VWDB and our partner Glendale Community College invite you to a Uniquely Abled Academy Information Seminar.
Learn how adults over 18 with high functioning autism can obtain hands-on training for the high demand job of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist.
August 24, 2017 – 10:00am
Verdugo Job Center
1255 South Central Ave., Glendale 91204
Artificial Intelligence – AI – is here, is everywhere, is leading business and job and education growth in LA’s Creative and Manufacturing economy as elsewhere. Education, Autonomous Cars, Image Recognition, Moblie Apps, Data Analysis . . . Speakers from Honda, IBM, Netflix, UC Berkeley and USC. Report is posted on our Tech Corner page here.