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Youth Job Center Hosts First Recruitment Event at ETHS

(Evanston, Ill.) The Youth Job Center of Evanston hosted its first ever recruitment event at Evanston Township High School last week. Recruiters from Marshalls and GameStop conducted fifteen interviews with students for open seasonal positions. Though the YJC frequently organizes recruitment events at its main office in downtown Evanston, the event at ETHS was a […]

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Youth Job Center Receives Grant from Designs For Dignity

(Evanston, Ill.) The Youth Job Center of Evanston received acceptance of a service grant last month from Designs for Dignity to update its interior. The grant will help provide a better working and learning environment for YJC clients and staff at their Church Street location. Changes will take place in conjunction with the YJC’s current […]

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North End Mothers’ Club Donates Over 100 Coats to ESCCA

During its second annual coat drive to support the Evanston School Children’s Clothing Association (ESCCA), the North End Mothers Club collected over 100 coats and vests as well as hats, scarves and gloves. “We were extremely pleased with the number of Club members who donated coats this year” said Club President Karin Ruetzel. “But even […]

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Youth Job Center Celebrates Completion of Program with Additional Funds

The Youth Job Center of Evanston received an additional $155,000 of stimulus funding through the America Recovery and Reinvestment Act to extend its paid internship program for youth ages 18-24 through March 2010. The notification about the funds was delivered by Jennifer Stasch, executive director of the Workforce Board of Northern Cook County at the […]

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Youth Job Center Partners with Junior League to Ready Job Candidates

When Dominique Austin, 21, began the Strategic Corporate Alliances (SCA) job-readiness program at the Youth Job Center of Evanston, she wasn’t expecting to learn about fashion. But then she found herself modeling skirts and suit coats as one of the first participants of Fitting Futures, the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore’s (JLE-NS) newest community impact […]

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Move Over Famous Artists!

Washington School artists are taking over the spotlight! Maggie Mielczarek, the school’s Art Teacher, has teamed up with Artsonia, www.artsonia.com — the world’s largest online kid’s art museum — to display the students’ artwork. Anyone can view the school gallery online at: www.artsonia.com/schools/washington12. Visitors can browse the artwork in the school gallery by grade level, […]