Empowerment Through Education and Employment

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An Inspiration to All – Success Story

Working with the TAY population has been intrinsically rewarding, with each interaction, good or bad, helps me realize how valuable this work is, and how much our services are appreciated and needed. This rings particularly true with one young man, Jesus Lopez, who has proven that failure is never fatal.Read more.

Tags: Code on Point | Coding | Liz Jackson-Simpson | program | success center sf | success story | western addition career center.
Using Innovative Teaching Methods to Educate

“You are part of us” is a familiar phrase to teachers working in alternative learning settings. Continuing reading to learn more.

Tags: program | service learning.
Put Your Hard Hat On: Highlights from 2015 Construction Job Fair

This July 14th, over 100 job seekers looking for employment in the city’s lucrative construction industry dropped by our Western Addition Career Center to participate in our 2015 Construction Job Fair.

Tags: program | service learning.
What an Amazing Year!

As the program year quickly sunsets, I have taken time out to reflect on all our accomplishments and begin to refine our strategies for the new program year.  (From the Desk of the Executive Director)

Tags: program | service learning.
Active or Passive Job Seeker: Which One Are You?

Looking for a job? Did you know that the “type” of job seeker you are can be a factor in your success. Find out what kind of job seeker you are, what kind you should be, and get tips to help with your search.

Tags: program | service learning.
Community Supports SCSF at School Board Meeting

I was so proud of our presentation at the San Francisco Unified School District Board Meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Our sea of black and gold was a force to be reckoned

Tags: program | service learning.
Success Story – Finding Career Success at SF Warehouse

Lonnie Tuck, Deputy Director of the Western Addition Career Center, developed a relationship with a staffing agency looking to find warehouse workers for a cold storage company. Recruitment and prescreening events were advertised in search of qualified job seekers.

Tags: program | scsf | service learning | success center sf | success story | western addition career center | youth employment.
How to Get Your “Job Search Mojo Back”

Searching for a job can be a tough game. Here are 4 steps to help you reignite your job search and reclaim your MOJO!!!

Tags: program | service learning.
Career Opportunities at BevMo

If you’re looking for employment in the retail or food industry, our Career Center was the place to be on June 10 and June 19, 2015.

Tags: program | service learning.
Free Tech Industry Training Avail to Eligible Job Seekers

Tech industry hopefuls eager to scale the digital divide received info on free career training opportunities at the recent TechSF Orientation, held at our Career Center.

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Every dime counts! Here are some examples of how contributions may help: DONATE NOW
$35 Provides the fees for 1 GED Test.
$70 Provides a clipper transit card for a student.
$100 Provides a new jobseeker with interview attire.
$500 Provides new GED textbooks.
$1000 Provides resources for a new computer.
$5000 Provides a college tour for 10 students.
$10,000 Provides school lunch for our EMSA students for one year.
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