January 8th, 2018

Welcome to our January Newsletter, filled with events, announcements, jobs, and more! 

Please join us for our first Immigration Info Session of the year.
The panelists, lawyers Tanishka Cruz, Eddie Summers, and Doug Ford will be answering your questions.
Some of the topics that will be dicussed are the following:
  • DACA
  • TPS
  • ICE
  • Notario Fraud
  • Nomenclature of “permission”; work authorization vs. status... And more!

When:  January 12, 2018
Time:  12:30 PM to 2 PM
Where:  Northside Library's Meeting Room

Please, register before the event.

Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville and Albemarle is sponsoring two citizenship preparation classes this spring.
The class for  beginners  will be held on  Tuesday mornings from 10:00 - 12:00  and will begin on February 6, 2018. The class for  intermediate  students will be on  Wednesday mornings from 9:00 - 11:00  and begin on February 7, 2018.  
Both classes will be held at the Jefferson School City Center and will run for 12 weeks. 
Students who are not  already enrolled at LVCA will need to call to make a registration appointment: 434-977-3838. 
The cost is $20 for the textbook and materials.


Serves adults in the Charlottesville region including Albemarle, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson Counties. Our goal is to provide quality services and convenient access to adult education. Through strong community partnerships, we strive to offer the best instruction to area adults in GED Preparation and English for Speakers of Other Languages—ESOL instruction
College and Career Readiness (CCR) Core Skills help you prepare for the GED plus a whole lot more! 

We will help you build core skills in reading, writing, math, science, social studies, computer and workplace skills needed for your next career step. CCR Core Skills help you prepare for the GED, NEDP (National External Diploma Program), CRC (Career Readiness Certificate), VPT (Va Placement Test) for college, and other workplace certifications.

The ESL session begins January 8th and ends March 29th. Open assessments will begin January 3rd through January 30th .

Click  here  to know more about TJ ACE's registration and assessment process.

Are you interested in an entry-level health care career? 
Come learn about two of the classes offered by PVCC's Workforce Services Division starting soon. 
Are you interested in an entry-level health care career? Come learn about two of the classes offered by PVCC's Workforce Services Division starting soon. 

When:  January 10, 2018

Time:  5 p.m. Pharmacy Technician 
     (class starts in February)
     6 p.m. Nurse Aide 
     (classes starting every 1-2 months)

Where:  PVCC Jefferson School Center
233 4th St. NW, room J129
Charlottesville, VA

For more information or to sign up for the information session, please call PVCC Workforce Services at 434.961.5354. 
Financial aid information will be available at the information session.

Info session to learn about your rights and responsibilities and to know how to better protect yourself and your family.

  • What to do if the police stops you
  • What to do if ICE comes to your home
  • Your rights and responsibilities at work
  • Consequences of acts that could affect your immigrant status

When: Thursday, January 11th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Church of the Incarnation
1465 Incarnation Drive,
                Charlottesville, VA 22901

For more information call Sin Barreras at (434) 531-0104 or send an email to sinbarrerascville@gmail.com

Sign up today to change a life through literacy. Our next tutor training will be held

When:  Saturday, January 13th

Time:  9:30 AM - 4:30 PM 

Where:  LVCA 
      233 4th Street NW, Box L
      Charlottesville, VA 2290

Lunch will be provided by Feast!
For more information, or to register, call 434-977-3838. 
Job Opportunities

  • GED, ESOL and Computer Lab instructors, (Part-time), PVCC.

  • Community Services Associate I / Mohr Center, (PRN, $1149/hr).

  • Community Services Associate I, Mohr Center, (PRN - $23,894.11/yr), Region Ten.

  • Head Start Substitute Teacher, (Part-time, no benefits, $10.67/hr), MACAA
For full description of the jobs or to see more job openings visit our website or click the button below.
Volunteering Opportunities

  • Thomas Jefferson Adult and Career Education (TJ ACE); is looking for ESL OR CCR/GED Tutors for Adults Work in small groups under the guidance of a classroom teacher.

  • Sin Barreras/Without Barriers is looking for a bilingual (Spanish/English) volunteers to help staff the office on weekdays.  

  • Literacy Volunteers is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to tutor adults in reading, writing, or speaking English.
To see the full description visit our website or click the button below.

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