Auto Technician Training Success

Congratulations to Reginald Norris on completing the  New Community’s Automotive Technician Training Program supported by CareerWorks Greater Newark Funders Collaborative. Prior to training, Reginald, age 23, of Newark was not optimistic about his prospects after different jobs at a supermarket and Amazon distribution center. He fulfilled the 1,200 hour program requirements for graduation and has … Continue reading Auto Technician Training Success

Posted by Cathy on Friday, July 17th, 2015


Systems Change Award

National Fund for Workforce Solutions 5th Annual Meeting Baltimore, Maryland June 19, 2015  Remarks by Regina Barboza – Program Director – CareerWorks: Greater Newark Workforce Funders Collaborative at Newark Alliance We would like to thank the Investor Committee of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions for this Award.  Systems, like people, are ever evolving – rest … Continue reading Systems Change Award

Posted by Cathy on Friday, June 19th, 2015


Automotive Technician Training: Delivering a TLD Workforce

At the fifth annual National Fund for Workforce Solutions meeting CareerWorks spoke about industry partnerships that are producing skilled auto mechanics. Automotive Labor Shortage       A Ford Motor Customer Service Division presentation reported Transportation, Logistics & Distribution (TLD) training is a critical issue for workforce development: Average age of auto mechanics = 45 … Continue reading Automotive Technician Training: Delivering a TLD Workforce

Posted by Cathy on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015


White House Recognizes Employer Centric Partnerships

Congratulations to Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) Barnabas Health on being selected to participate in the April 24th UpSkill America conference at the White House.  We are delighted our nominee Lourdes Valdes, JCMC-Barnabas Health Manager of Employment and training was selected to attend President Obama’s “Call to Action Conference.” The JCMC incumbent worker certificate program … Continue reading White House Recognizes Employer Centric Partnerships

Posted by Cathy on Friday, April 17th, 2015


Career Works awarded $320,000 grant to develop industry partnerships

National Fund for Workforce Solutions, Jobs for the Future and Walmart Foundation Back the Collaborative’s Efforts to Develop Job Skills among Entry-Level Adults CareerWorks: Greater Newark Workforce Funders Collaborative is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $320,000 in grants to support the expansion of its industry partnerships to develop the skills of entry-level … Continue reading Career Works awarded $320,000 grant to develop industry partnerships

Posted by acctmanager on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015