Support Our Job Training Programs - Purchase an "I am a Champion" Charm for $5!
SVdP operates two job training programs, the Kitchen of Champions Culinary Training Program and the Transitional Employment Program. Both are FREE of CHARGE to the participant and offer on-the-job training supported by workforce readiness classes to help people find living-wage employment and move forward in their lives. Charms can be purchased at any of our thrift stores and at Redux. Proceeds from the charm sales will help fund these worthwhile programs. For more information call (510)-877-9250.
The Kitchen of Champions is Recruiting Students for the September Session!
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The Kitchen of Champions Culinary Training Program is a full-time, 12 week training program that provides culinary arts training, professional development and job search support. The training prepares trainees for entry-level positions in food service and is offered FREE of charge to qualifying, low income residents of Alameda County. For more information, call (510) 877-9212.
See what our culinary students are cooking, and share the link, too! Click here.
A Jefferson Award for Volunteer Janet Waring, RN
Long time volunteer Janet Waring, RN , was recognized for her service at SVdP by CBS Bay Area affiliate KPIX and presented a Jefferson Award for her decades of work with the underserved in Alameda County. See more here.
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