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FREE TURKEY DINNER AT THAI SIAM
WHEN: Wednesday, December 25, 2019, 12 – 2pm
WHERE: Thai Siam Restaurant (8305 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117)
WHAT: Thai Siam Restaurant is offering a free turkey dinner on Christmas Day for those who would otherwise not be able to have a festive meal.
MORE INFO: Please call 206.783.3668 or visit www.thaisiamrestaurant.com for more details.
EFFECTIVE RÉSUMÉS & BEATING THE ROBOTS WORKSHOP
WHEN: Monday, January 6, 2020, 1 – 3:30pm
WHERE: Shoreline Hopelink Center (17837 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133)
WHAT: Join us for a free workshop on Effective Résumés & Beating the Robots
We will explore:
- Different résumé formats and when to use them
- How to read a job posting and what you should include on your résumé
- Discuss the difference between a “master” and “targeted” résumé
- Online applications and beating the robots
REGISTER NOW: Registration is preferred but not required.
QUESTIONS? Please contact Rhonda Knuckey at 206.487.5457 or RKnuckey@hopelink.org.
WorkSource Seattle-King County partners are equal opportunity programs. Auxillary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Washington Relay 711.
JOIN THE KWA NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT TEAM!
WHAT: The Korean Women’s Association (KWA) seeks a full-time In Home Care (IHC) Supervisor in Marysville, WA. Are you a strategic leader interested in the needs of multicultural and multilingual people? Do you want to work for an organization that has deep roots in the community? Do you work well with people from diverse backgrounds? Are you able to manage your time and prioritize tasks effectively? Can you work both independently and as part of a team? Are you respectful of confidential information? If so, you might just be perfect for this position!
⇒salary range: $40 – $43K year, based on experience ⇒health, vision, and free dental insurance for employee and family ⇒life insurance ⇒generous paid time off (PTO) and 10 paid holidays ⇒tuition reimbursement ⇒wellness program and discounted gym membership ⇒maternal, paternal, and adoption leave
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, and industry software
- Ability to pass a background and reference check
- Current Washington state driver’s license and auto insurance
- High school diploma, GED, or foreign equivalent; some college preferred
- Demonstrated ability to supervise staff
***** ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES & RESOURCES *****
PCC COMMUNITY MARKETS JOBS
WHAT: PCC Community Markets is Seattle’s original – and the nation’s largest – certified organic, community-owned food market. We’re a passionate community that believes in the power of good food and the potential of good people; a place where the best of the Northwest comes together, from the produce we stock to the people we hire – and we’re now hiring at multiple Seattle-area locations.
⇒Barista Helper Clerk ⇒Cashier ⇒Cheese Back Up ⇒Cheese Clerk ⇒Clerk/Cashier ⇒Commissary Dishwasher ⇒Construction Project Manager ⇒Cook (AM, PM & overnight) ⇒Courtesy Clerk ⇒Deli Helper Clerk ⇒Deli Management ⇒Deli Steward ⇒Dishwasher ⇒ Executive Assistant to CEO ⇒Grocery/Produce Helper Clerk ⇒Human Resources Administrator ⇒Human Resources Generalist ⇒Janitorial Courtesy Clerk ⇒Night Crew Clerk ⇒Overnight Cook ⇒PCC Cooks Class Assistant ⇒PCC Cooks Instructor ⇒Senior Accountant ⇒Vice President of Operations
⇒Competitive wages ⇒Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance ⇒Paid vacation and sick time ⇒15% staff discount ⇒Free membership in the co-op ⇒Reduced rate on ORCA cards ⇒Retirement plans ⇒Free PCC Cooks classes
QUESTIONS/MORE INFO: Please do not hesitate to connect! Contact Alyssa Moore, Recruiting Specialist at Alyssa.Moore@pccmarkets.com or 206.717.6527.
FAMILY MATTERS CLINIC FOR LGBTQ+ FAMILIES
WHEN/WHERE: Ongoing; meeting times and locations are set when families are matched with attorneys
WHAT: QLaw Foundation supports all of the ways that our community makes families. We serve parents who are low income, QTPOC, formerly incarcerated, trans/nonbinary, poly, immigrant/refugee, and/or living with disabilities. We have no limitations based on citizenship or income level.
The Family Matters clinic for LGBTQ+ families in King County is a full-representation clinic for:
- people who are parenting, but who don’t have legal recognition of their role
- families recognized under Washington law who want an adoption or parentage order just to be safe
- families parenting kids from their partner’s prior relationship
- parents not married to the kids’ other parent who want to make sure their relationship with the children is protected in a worst-case scenario
- families with three or four (or more!) people parenting children who want to make sure each parent has legal recognition
MORE INFO: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.483.2725.
WA GET PROGRAM OPEN ENROLLMENT
WHEN: 2019-2020 enrollment runs through May 31, 2020
WHAT: The Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program is Washington state’s 529 prepaid tuition program that helps families save today for future college costs. It offers a guarantee tied to in-state tuition prices, backed by state law. It also offers tax benefits, flexible payments and a nationwide choice of colleges. GET provides families the opportunity to start saving for future college costs while their children are young. While GET account values keep pace with in-state tuition, beneficiaries have the freedom to follow their ambitions wherever they choose, as GET can be used at nearly any public or private university, community college, or technical school in the country.
MORE INFO: The unit purchase price is $121. GET’s website offers details, charts, planning tools and answers for questions that families may have about the program. Washington residents who want to help a student save for future education costs can open a GET account online with no enrollment fee.
CONTACT: GET Contact Center staff at GETInfo@wsac.wa.gov or 800.955.2318.
COMCAST INTERNET ESSENTIALS
WHAT: Comcast’s Internet Essentials program is the largest, most comprehensive, and most successful broadband adoption program in the nation. It provides low-cost internet ($9.95/month) to low-income families and individuals within the Comcast service area.
Eligibility: To qualify, applicants simply need to show they participate in one of more than a dozen different government assistance programs, including: ⇒Medicaid, ⇒Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and ⇒Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Comcast also accepts applications from households that: ⇒have a student eligible for the National School Lunch Program, ⇒live in public housing, ⇒receive HUD Housing Assistance (including Section 8 vouchers), or ⇒participate in the Veterans Pension Program, as well as low-income seniors in select pilot markets.
HAS YOUR FAMILY LOST ACCESS TO TANF?
If you were kicked off TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) due to:
- sanctions that led you to be permanently disqualified OR
- the 60-month limit, and you and your family are currently homeless
… you are again eligible for TANF, due to changes in the law effective July 28, 2019.
To reapply for TANF, you must submit an application either in person, by mail, or online. Visit washingtonconnection.org for an online application, or bit.ly/dshs-offices for a list of DSHS offices throughout the state.
If you’re being denied these new benefits, here are some legal support resources:
- King County residents: Contact Solid Ground’s Benefits Legal Assistance: 206.694.6742.
- Residents outside of King County: Contact CLEAR Legal Hotline: 1.888.201.1014.
OPEN ORIENTATION FOR CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM
WHEN: Every Tuesday, promptly at 9:30am
WHERE: FareStart (700 Virginia St, Seattle, WA 98101). Ring the buzzer at the Virginia Street entrance for receptionist.
WHAT: FareStart is a free culinary training and placement program.
- 16 weeks of hands-on culinary training in working professional kitchens
- Coaching to become successful in your work and help finding a job
- Support services for personal needs, including housing assistance
QUESTIONS? Visit the FareStart website or contact them at 206.267.6218.