job readiness

Junior Achievement volunteers help students make ‘cents’ of their future

Wells Fargo team members share the impact Junior Achievement has had on their lives — and why they enjoying giving back to future generations.

Curt Todd still remembers serving as CEO of his first business in high school, selling piggy banks and car rearview mirror decorations with his school’s mascot on them. He and a few classmates sold stock and used the money to buy materials and manufacture their products, which they sold at sporting events.

Volunteers Impact 500,000 on Global Aramark Building Community Day

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Nearly 8,000 Aramark employees touched the lives of half a million individuals and families in 15 countries during Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day) in September. Associates participated in more than 300 projects that inspired families to lead healthier lives and helped youth and adults gain job skills. 

Solutions That Enrich and Nourish Lives

Fostering Strong,Vibrant Neighborhoods
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Solutions That Enrich and Nourish Lives

ARAMARK Building Community enriches lives by helping families improve their health, secure jobs and move out of poverty. In partnership with community centers around the world, ARAMARK volunteers lend their nutrition, culinary, job readiness and facilities management expertise to ensure people can succeed.

New Partnership with ARAMARK and Ballyfermot Family Resource Centre helps Expand Access to Job Training Programs for Youth and Adults in Dublin

Relationship kicks off with 100 employee volunteers creating a hub of training and education at Ballyfermot to help people find meaningful employment
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Dublin, August 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A team of over 100 ARAMARK employees today rolled up their sleeves, donating their time, energy and expertise to help Ballyfermot Family Resource Centre create an ARAMARK Building Community (ABC) Opportunity Zone focused on workforce readiness to help youth and adults prepare for jobs and obtain employment.  

This event kicks off a new partnership between the company and Ballyfermot, which provides integrated support and services to isolated and struggling families, and hosts local support groups and return-to-work programs.

ARAMARK Employees Create Workforce Readiness Hub in Philadelphia Neighborhood

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ARAMARK employees created an ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone focused on workforce readiness at the Federation of Neighborhood Centers’ (FNC) Lutheran Settlement House in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia. Lutheran Settlement House provides social, educational and advocacy services to help people be self-sufficient. Employee volunteers renovated five underutilized rooms, transforming them into an efficient workforce development resource center that will include a computer lab.

ARAMARK Invests an Additional $1 Million To Help People Get Healthy and Ready For Work

Renewed partnership with Families International, Inc. strengthens community centers and supports vulnerable families
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Philadelphia, Pa. – June 13, 2013 -- ARAMARK, a global leader delivering food, facilities and uniform services, today announced it will invest an additional $1 million in grants, in-kind resources and volunteer support to continue to help vulnerable families improve their health, secure jobs and ultimately move from poverty to success through partnerships with local community centers.

ARAMARK To Help People Find Employment With Creation of Job Readiness Hub in Queens

In partnership with Sunnyside Community Services, ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone will provide job-readiness resources for residents re-entering the workforce
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(3BL Media) Queens, NY - September 20, 2012 – In some Queens neighborhoods, more than 22 percent of the adults have less education than the average high school sophomore.  The lack of education and skills are barriers to finding employment for many residents, in a community where the unemployment rate is nearly eight percent, and thousands of residents are unemployed or receiving public assistance.

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