From Uncertainty to Thriving
Charlene Oliveras and her family moved to Central Florida as a result of Hurricane Maria’s devastation in Puerto Rico. After the direct hit, the situation on the island was dire, and Charlene’s husband lost his job. The future was uncertain, and the family made the difficult decision to leave a lifetime in Puerto Rico to look for new opportunities in Central Florida.Read More »
Let’s Talk about Success!
We love this! Recently, Johnny Robinson was a homeless veteran for several months. The Supportive Services for Veteran Families program (SSVF) helped him stabilize his living situation, but they required him to find a job in order to stay in their program. More on Mr. Robinson’s storyRead More »
Thank You for Your Service
“A special thank you to Lisa Milsap and Jenee Christian for checking up on me via email, phone or walk-in and making sure any questions I had were answered and making sure resources were available to me. You guys really made a difference and all of your efforts are deeply appreciated.”
Those words were just a small part of a note of appreciation received at the Seminole Center recently.
Now This is A Talent Solution Consultant!
Business Services Consultant, Erin Flowers, embodies what being a CareerSourcer is all about. She recently reached out to Bayshore Interactive in her search to connect with new businesses. She went with a few resumes of some qualified candidates as she met with the owner. They hired one of those candidates, Miguel, who was an ITA completer that worked with Kathy Wilde and they are thrilled with them.Read More »
Collaboration Leads to Connections
CSCF recently participated in a targeted patient healthcare job fair event for Orange County District 5 residents. We supported Southern Technical Institute WIOA participants who are seeking permanent employment in the CNA, HHA or PCA fields. Leah Rawlins represented to provide training information on our services. Read more…Read More »
We’re Thirsty to Ignite Their Potential
CSCF, in collaboration with The Coca-Cola Company and Taylor Horan, a UCF alumna, recently hosted the Dear Future Orlando Challenge event in Orlando. The initiative encouraged young adults ages 18 to 24 to submit ideas that tackle community-specific challenges. Taylor’s submission was inspired by her personal experience when she was in high school and wishes she had exposure to different career paths and opportunities available in her community. More more & Photos…Read More »
Do you know a Veteran?
Help our veterans transition from military service to a civilian career by inviting them to our Paychecks for Patriots events in November.Read More »
From FCAT to GED to MITSUBISHI
Chris Rivera struggled in high school and couldn’t pass the required reading FCAT. Because of that, he didn’t receive the standard high school diploma. Without a diploma, he went right to work in construction. His mother never stopped encouraging him to get his GED though. She knew the future would be challenging if he didn’t get to earn his GED and she wanted better for him.
Read more about Chris’s inspiring journey…Read More »
CSCF + ORTIZ + SWEAT = A Winning Combination
Career seeker, Felix Ortiz, was unemployed when he walked into our Seminole Career center to register for our services. Career Services Consultant, Lupino Reed, worked with him on his resume and helped him to secure an internship at Board Member Richard Sweat’s company .decimal.
More on Felix’s success and writing a new chapter in his career journey…Read More »
A Fast Track to Success
Apprenticeships are a tried-and-true training model and has been around for so long, because it works. Last year, we launched a pilot program with our business partner, The Hartford, to help streamline a career path from learning to earning.
With great pride, we’d like to share that five students have completed the apprenticeship and are working full-time at The Hartford.
Keep reading for more details…
Constructing a New Future
Debra came into our office feeling defeated, but left with a new sense of hope after meeting one of our career consultants. She had moved from New York and left the security of her medical career behind to be with her son. Despite her prior experience working in the medical field, Debra struggled to find work.
Keep reading to find out how we helped Debra transform her life with a new career…
Earn, Learn, Code
Web development and computer programming is one of the fastest growing careers in today’s economy with a projected 27% growth rate by 2024. In order to equip our youth with the knowledge and skills to meet the demands of the Information Technology industry, we introduce to you… Code Skool!
Learn more about our Code Skool Career Exploration Program…