This grad is also a member of our current ESL class, and the 11th out of the 17 members of her women’s summit group to get a job.
Since I started my Business English Class I have made significant headway. Today, my English is not perfect but I feel more confident about myself. I understand more and try to speak more clearly.
Presently, I am working as IT Technician and I can say that the class helped me in my assessment test and also in my interview. For exemple Upglo and the evening class helped me to practice more and doing:
1. The way to write and personalize my resume
2. To write a letter of interest
3. To talk on the phone and contact some companies
4. Doing my marketing pitch and networking in my professional field
I am really happy to continue my class and I take the class as an opportunity to improve my English skills, continue to learn more and do my homework. I feel more comfortable in my self esteem and hope in the end of the program I will be a proficient English speaker.
The trainee sent a note of gratitude and stated that they were given the opportunity to be an example of how the JCCGCI is most helpful in assisting vocational participants in obtaining full time permanent employment.
The constant emotional support provided by the staff gave Paulina the extra motivation to successfully complete her courses. At the same time, they were able to obtain camp scholarships for each of Paulina’s children, allowing their mother the peace of mind she needed to focus on her future.
When her counselors at Vocational Support Systems got her an interview with Ohel / Bais Ezra / The Lifetime Care Foundation for the Disabled, Paulina was excited and anxious. She was hired and started working as a part-time counselor. After completing a special on-site training course, Paulina was promoted to a full-time position that boasted an excellent benefits plan.
The volunteer described how beautiful it was to get to light this menorah with her survivor friend. She went further to relay that they recited the first verse of the Chanukah blessing together. I questioned Caroline about this, since I know that Mascha is not an observant woman.
Caroline explained that she was raised observant and knew how to pray well, but was not observant in her adulthood. However, when Caroline sang the verse with her it all came back to her at the age of 96! The volunteer explained “it was so beautiful to watch her recall all the words as we recited it together.”