Career Services Committee Minutes- 3/11/19

In attendance: Luis Arzola, CHD, Holly Florek, CHD, Jeff Hayden, HCC, Gladys Lebron, MassHire Holyoke, Justin Maynard, VA, Maegan Pedemonti, Way Finders, Pamela Schwartz, Network, Alyce Styles, GCC (on phone) Career Services Fair (2/15/19) Debrief:Everyone agreed it was a successful event! Good turn-out (about 40 people attended); good information (about 15 providers offered information); good […]

Published in Secure Jobs News on March 15, 2019.

Career Services Fair – Fri, Feb. 15, 10 am, Holyoke

The Career Services Committee of the Western MA Network to End Homelessness is pleased to invite you to:Career Services Resource Fair for Housing & Homelessness ProvidersFriday, February 1510 am – 12 noonMassHire Holyoke850 High Street, 3rd floor, Paper City Room, Holyoke Come learn about employment-related resources available to individuals and families at risk of or experiencing […]

Published in Secure Jobs News, SJC Advisory Committee, Uncategorized on January 13, 2019.

Secure Jobs Advisory Committee Minutes – 10/4/17

Secure Jobs Meeting Minutes – 10/4/17 In attendance: Dawn DiStefano, Square One, Bud Delphin, CareerPoint, Lisa Lapierre, Franklin Hampshire Career Center, Maegan Pedemonti, Way Finders, George Ryan, Hampden County Regional Employment Board, Pamela Schwartz, Network, Pamela Wotjkowski, BerkshireWorks September Progress Report review (click here): 11 placements as of 9/30 focusing efforts on raising wage to livable […]

Published in Meeting Minutes, Secure Jobs News on October 10, 2017.

Secure Jobs Statewide January Report

Please click here for the Fireman Family Foundation’s January report on Secure Jobs Statewide.  You will see once again that HAPHousing has the highest employment placement rate in the state and has more than doubled its yearly goal in job placements.  Congratulations to HAP and all its fantastic partners!

Published in Secure Jobs News on February 22, 2017.

Secure Jobs – December Report

Please click here for the Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation statewide report on the Secure Jobs program.  And be sure to take note of Western Massachusetts’ job placements, which are already significantly beyond its year-end goal.  Congratulations to HAPHousing and all its partners from across the region!

Published in Secure Jobs News, SJC Advisory Committee on January 17, 2017.

MA Selected as 1 of 10 States for Job-Driven SNAP Employment and Training

 Please see the press release below from the USDA announcing Massachusetts’ selection to participate in employment and training program for SNAP recipients.  This additional job development resource is also great news for homelessness prevention efforts. WASHINGTON, March 2, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that 10 states have been selected to take part […]

Published in Best Practices, News, Secure Jobs News on March 8, 2016.

Employment and Rapid Rehousing: TAC Phone Conference Jan. 21

Published in Best Practices, News, Resources, Secure Jobs News on December 23, 2015.

Secure Jobs Statewide November Report and Policy Briefing on Systems Change

The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Foundation issued its November 2015 Report on Secure Jobs statewide, which includes the impressive work of our regional effort led by HAPHousing.  Please click here to review. Also, Brandeis University issued a new policy briefing on Systems Change in Service Delivery for Homeless Families: Building and Leveraging Networks to Improve Service Provision which offers observations […]

Published in Secure Jobs News on December 21, 2015.

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