Monday, April 29, 2013

CalWORKs Hourly Activity Reports Due May 6

CalWORKs students: May Hourly Activity Report (HAR) forms are available.
May 1 - 15
May 16 - 31

Your April HAR is due by May 6th. Turn it in by then and you will be entered into our $50 gas card drawing! These forms should be turned in to the FTTW office, not your worker at the County.
April 1 - 15
April 16 - 30

Fall 2013 Registration

The Fall schedule is available now.

Early registration begins on May 9th. You must be a Fast Track student and in good standing to receive this early registration time.
  • Make sure your education plan is up to date
  • Look at the schedule to see if the classes will be offered.
If you have any questions, please contact us at 479-6344 or stop by the office.

FTTW Max Co-Op Kids Clothing Exchange

The MAX Co-Op group has scheduled the afternoon of June 12 for a kids clothing exchange. Start putting those gently used outgrown clothes aside for this! Click here for more details.

California Farm Link Job Openings

California Farm Link has openings for Loan Officer and Finance & Operations Manager. Click here for details.

First 5 Santa Cruz County Parenting Workshops

First 5 Santa Cruz County has some great workshops for parenting and families. See their calendar of upcoming parenting workshops. Topics include:
  • Friends and Peer Relationships
  • 8-week Group: For Families with Teens
  • Potty Training Your Toddler
  • Teaching Children to Tell the Truth

United Way of Santa Cruz County Job Opening

United Way has an opening for Director of Finance & Administration, Click here for details.

CASA For Children of Santa Cruz County Job Opening

CASA has an opening for Outreach Coordinator. Application is due May 1 at 5:00 p.m. Click here for details.

Salud Para La Gente Job Openings

Salud Para La Gente has openings for Chief Financial Officer and Controller. Click on job titles for details.

Driscoll Job Opening

Driscoll has an opening for an Agricultural Extension Communications Specialist in Watsonville. See flyer for details.

California Conservation Corps Job Opening

CCC member openings through the Monterey Bay Center. See flyer for details.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Emergency Notification via Your Cell Phone

The Cabrillo emergency notification system was activated yesterday. You can sign up for this notification service to your cell phone by clicking on the link below. For notification of a larger emergency, you can sign up for the county-wide notification system below.

Cabrillo College is now offering an SMS-based emergency notification service for your mobile phone. In the event of an emergency, Cabrillo students, staff, faculty and others will be alerted in real-time important security information. Click here for more information and to sign up.

Santa Cruz County: If there is a wildfire near your home and the fire department needs to evacuate people, they will do a reverse 911 call to all homes in the area to inform them when and how evacuation will happen. However you might not be home when they call, so you can register your cell phone number so that when they call homes in your area your cell number will be on the call list too. This website is only for Santa Cruz County. Do it now, it only takes 1 minute....really. Santa Cruz Regional 9-1-1.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Space Aavailable in Upcoming NAMI BASICS Class Santa Cruz, CA

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) of Santa Cruz has space available in the upcoming BASICS education class for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses, or who have mental health concerns about their children age 17 years and under.

BASICS is designed to give parents the tools to make the best possible decisions regarding their children and families. It utilizes a standardized curriculum that covers a variety of topics shown to be highly effective for assisting families and caregivers across the country.

BASICS is a FREE 6 week course that meets once per week on Thursdays beginning April 18, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. BASICS is taught by trained teachers who are the parents of individuals who developed symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13 years.

Registration is required. For more information please go to or call NAMI ‐ Santa Cruz County at 831 427‐8020.

NAMI ‐ Santa Cruz County is dedicated to support, education and advocacy for people with mental illness and their families.
E‐mail: info@namiscc,org

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Taking Summer Classes?

Monday, April 15 starting at 8:00 continuing students can register for Summer Session classes. Make sure your ed plan is up to date and you know what courses you need. 

Ed plan not current? Give us a call to make an appointment with our counselor! 479-6344.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Fast Track Office Closure Dates Extended

The Fast Track office will also be closed this Friday the 12th. We will return to the office on Thursday April 18.