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News by tag: western addition neighborhood access point

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.
03/07/2017
Building Better Communities – In Our Exec Director’s Own Words

Hear Success Center SF’s Executive Director Liz Jackson-Simpson talk about our goal of helping low income Bay Area adults and youth achieve happiness and success in life.

Tags: employment | Liz Jackson-Simpson | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point | workforce development.
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.
08/10/2016
Highlight Your Strengths And Get That Job

If you’ve ever looked for a job (and who hasn’t??), you know how difficult it is to differentiate yourself from all the other candidates clamoring for that same position.  Finding a way to prove to interviewers that YOU — and only you — are the best person for the job can make — or break — that interview. Find out how.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
05/26/2016
Helping Inmates Reenter Civilian Life

Two weeks ago Career Center Director, Troy Henry and Job Developer, Rito Andujo-Walker, joined other employers in participating in an employment readiness program at San Quentin State Prison. Read what happened once they were inside.

Tags: employment | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.
04/22/2016
Ladies Night Event in the Fillmore

On April 21st, the Success Center SF/Western Addition Career Center hosted its first “Ladies Night in the Fillmore.” Ladies Night in the Fillmore, slated to become a regular event on the Career Center calendar, was moderated by Success Center SF Executive Director Liz Jackson-Simpson. Read more.

Tags: ladies night | scsf | success center sf | western addition career center | western addition neighborhood access point.

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$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 all our students for one school year.