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News by tag: San Francisco

03/07/2017
Success Center Hires New Staff!

February 2017 was a big month at the Success Center. Three new outstanding professionals have joined the Employment team beefing up the current staff to 10 employment specialists.

Tags: San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point | youth employment.
01/10/2017
Getting On Solid Ground – How to Climb Out of Personal Debt

At the latest Financial Empowerment Credit Building and Repair Boot Camp the speaker was Ruth VanDerostyne, owner and founder of Financial Education Services, a credit repair company in the Bay Area.  Hear what she had to say.

Tags: credit | San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
01/09/2017
The Amnesty Program Deadline is Looming

Is a traffic infraction making it hard for you to get work or get around? Want to get your license back? For a limited time you can get amnesty on your CA ticket with the Driver’s License Amnesty Program. See if you qualify.

Tags: amnesty | San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | traffic amnesty | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
12/15/2016
How to get your Career Development Plans Started

Want a New Job for the New Year? Ready to get your work life in order.  Here are a few tips from the Career Center on how to develop your career!

Tags: career development | jobs | San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | western addition neighborhood access point.
12/06/2016
Breaking Barriers Community Fair & BBQ

On Saturday November 12th, 2016 the Western Addition Career Center, along with West Side Community Services and  the Street Violence Intervention Program, held an interactive resource fair at the Fillmore-Turk Mini Park. Hear what happened.

Tags: Breaking Barriers | community | San Francisco | scsf | sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
11/08/2016
Learning to Give Yourself a Little (or a Lot) More Credit

Sheri Powers from San Francisco Housing Development Corporation (SFHDC) and Janeene Bier from Financial Services Experts Inc. were at the Career Center this October for their monthly financial / credit sessions here. Read what she had to say.

Tags: credit | Francisco Housing Development Corporation SFHDC | Merrie Triplett | San Francisco | success center sf.
11/03/2016
Breaking Barriers to Employment: One Fair at a Time!

On October 13th 2016 the Western Addition Career Center, partnered with West Side Community Services and Street Violence Intervention Program, to hold an interactive resource fair at the Fillmore Plaza. Read more.

Tags: Breaking Barriers | Jacqueline Brown | reentry | resource fair | San Francisco | scsf | SF Department of Probation | SFHDC | success center sf | Swords to Plowshares.
10/31/2016
You Should Have the Life You Deserve!

On Wednesday, October 12, actor, author and soon to be director, Delroy Lindo spoke to students from the Success Center at Independence High School. When our very own Tracy Green told Mr. Lindo about the work we do at Success Center SF he was eager to help in any way he could. Read what he had to say to the students.

Tags: celebrity | Delroy Lindo | Independence High School | San Francisco | success center sf | western addition career center | youth programming.
09/21/2016
Meet Jonathan “Johnny” Calero Sanchez

Johnny Calero Sanchez joined the Success Center San Francisco family as a Program Assistant in June 2016.  SCSF staffers who work with him will likely tell you…read more of Johnny’s story .

Tags: education | employment | nonprofit | San Francisco | scsf | success center sf | success story | western addition career center.
09/20/2016
Follow the Star Over the Career Center

The holidays are just around the corner and the Success Center SF – Western Addition Career Center is the place to be if you’re looking for rewarding temporary seasonal or permanent employment. Keep reading.

Tags: employment | holiday hiring | macy's | San Francisco | success center sf | western addition career center.

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