Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Counseling Hours

Claire will also have drop-in hours for counseling on Wednesday Feb.1st from 9-11 am and 1-3 pm. Please sign up with Jenna at the front desk on that day.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

We Are Moving!

The Fast Track To Work office will be moving to SAC West Room 110, below the Assessment office, across from the book store. We will be closed from Thursday 1/26 through Tuesday 1/31. Opening in our new office on February 1.

If you drop off your book request form and information before tomorrow at noon, we should have it processed by Wednesday the 1st.

WIA students: that means you should be able to pick up your voucher on the 1st. Give us a call before stopping by if you want.

CalWORKs students: you may call our office to see if your voucher has arrived by the 1st.

Our phone numbers will remain the same.

Student Co-op Meeting

The next meeting will be held on February 2nd for anyone who wants to join the Focus Group. The co-op will have a public meeting on February 13th in Room 214 of SAC West. We look forward to seeing a lot of FTTW students!

We currently have a coffee pot for donation. Please contact Jenna at FTTW #479-6344.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Energy Savings & Rebates Homeowner Workshop


Energy Upgrade California provides California property owners with rebates and incentives for home improvement projects that increase energy efficiency, conserve resources, create a more comfortable home and potentially lowers utility bills.

With help from the City of Capitola they are hosting a homeowner workshop on January 30. The workshop informs homeowners on how to get $1,000 to $4,000+ in rebates for energy efficiency single-family home upgrades.

Click To Register

Salud Para La Gente Job Openings

There are several positions open at Salud Para La Gente.
  • Community Relations Director and Fund Development Director Coordinator
  • Fund Development Director
  • Community Relations Director
  • Mid-Level Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist contract position
Call 831-707-2701 for more information

Central Coast Center for Independent Living Job Openings

Central Coast Center for Independent Living promotes the independence of people with disabilities by supporting their equal and full participation in life. CCCIL provides advocacy, education and support to people with disabilities, their families and the community.

Current Openings: 
Program Director - Santa Cruz, Monterey, & San Benito Counties
Independent Living Specialist - Santa Cruz County
Independent Living Specialist - Monterey County

Applicant must submit an Employment Application with resume. Call (831) 757-2968 (voice) / 757-3949 (TDD) to obtain a printed Employment Application and complete Job Announcement.

Priority Screening: January 20, 2012

Charter Communications Hiring

Charter Communications is currently hiring for Retention Sales positions
  • Full-time employment
  • Valid CA drivers license required
  • Bi-lingual desirable but not required
  • No sales experience necessary
Recruitment: Open Applications!
Workforce Santa Cruz County
18 W. Beach Street, Watsonville, CA
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Presentation: 11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
, please be prompt
Bring identification and right to work documents (social security card)

Interviews: Thursday, January 19 by invitation only
 
Career Center membership card required to attend this event.
Obtain yours at reception by completing a membership application.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Spring 2012 Books

The bookstore will begin selling books on January 23rd to Fast Track students using our vouchers. You may come to our office starting next Tuesday, January 17th, to begin the voucher process. You may use the computers in our office to print needed items.

WIA Students
When you come to our office to fill out the book request form, please bring the following items with you:
  • a copy of your current education plan showing Spring 2012 
  • Spring 2012 class schedule printout from WebAdvisor
  • printout from the bookstore website of required books.
We will verify you are registered for classes on your ed plan, are only requesting required books for the classes you are enrolled in and that you are on the list at the bookstore. You may pick up your approved voucher on January 23 and take it to the bookstore to purchase your books. You must bring your cash register receipt to our office ASAP.

CalWORKs Students
When you come to our office to fill out the book request form, please bring the following items with you:
  • a copy of your current education plan showing Spring 2012 
  • Spring 2012 class schedule printout from WebAdvisor
  • printout from the bookstore website of required books
We will verify you are registered for classes on your ed plan, are only requesting required books for the classes you are enrolled in and that you are on the list at the bookstore. Then we will fax your request to your ETS.

You may request the voucher be sent back to the Fast Track office for pickup or you can arrange to pick it up from your ETS. Remember if you pick up your voucher from your ETS, you must come to the FTTW office BEFORE going to the book store so we may stamp your voucher. These vouchers cannot be used at the bookstore before January 23. Be sure to take a copy of the list of books to the bookstore when you purchase your books. They need to see which books have been approved. You must bring your cash register receipt to our office ASAP.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Academic Counseling Hours

Starting January 19 through the 26th, Claire, our academic counselor, will be available for drop in appointments only during the time slots below. These are available on a first come, first served basis and will be limited to 20 minutes.

From 9:00 to 11:00 on the following mornings:

Thursday, January 19
Monday, January 23
Wednesday, January 25
Thursday, January 26

Monday, January 9, 2012

PG&E Credit Paperwork Help

Receive a credit on your PG&E bill of up to $309!

A Central Coast Energy Services Outreach Worker will be at the Watsonville Workforce Santa Cruz County office to help you complete your application!

Every Wednesday from 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
18 West Beach Street, Watsonville

Thursday, January 5, 2012

CalWORKs Winter Break Activities

CalWORKs students, remember that during the winter break you still need to complete your required activity hours. Contact your ETS for approved activities.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Office Closed on Friday

The Fast Track To Work office will be closed on Friday January 6th for the entire day. Regular office hours will resume on Monday January 9th.

New Student Co-op Meeting

Fast Track Students - if you are interested in finding out more about this great opportunity, be sure to attend the first planning meeting.

January 13th, at 10:30 A.M. in the SAC West building, room 214.

Snacks will be provided. We will also have a door prize give-away.

This could be a great opportunity for students to get volunteer hours and activities for January 2012.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Need Food?

3 Easy Ways to Apply for CalFresh
  1. Online at: www.benefitscalwin.org
  2. By phone at: 1-888-421-8080
  3. In person at: 
  • 1020 Emeline Avenue, Santa Cruz 
  • 119 West Beach Street, Watsonville