Have you ever needed to find answers about a local service or resource and not known where or how to find them? If your answer is yes, you are not alone. Many people have found themselves in that same predicament. Unfortunately, what you don't know can hurt you. For that reason, Proverbs 4:7 advises people to "get understanding." Basically, that's the inspiration for this forum. The Birmingham Community Hub has been created to help people find legitimate answers in a busy, fast-paced world. In a world where people are often bombarded with excess, this hub will hopefully allow it's users to trim the fat frequently associated with surfing the net and get right to the heart of matters with little distraction about fashion, gossip, or entertainment. Prayerfully, this will be an interactive forum where users can locate and exchange info in a faith-filled inspirational environment.

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8/6/15

Women's Fund of Greater Birmingham

Women's Fund of Greater Birmingham Initiatives:

Prescription for Success is designed specifically for single mothers,  combines quality childcare with training for in-demand pharmacy technician careers. The program is a collaboration between Childcare Resources, Jefferson State Community College, and The Women’s Fund that puts women on a fast track to higher wages, benefits, and opportunities for advancement while offering customized early education programs for their children. 

Read more at http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/08/this_is_the_key_to_ending_pove.html



6/29/15

Are you a Walmart savings catcher participant?

What is Walmart Savings Catcher?
This is an app created by Walmart. It's claim is that you no longer have to research the local deals to save big. You download the free app and sign up for free and then are to fully trust that Walmart will "catch" the savings of their competitors. How does it work? After you sign up, you take a picture of the bar code on your receipt with the app or type in your receipt number and within 72 hours receive the difference in savings on a Walmart e-gift card. 




Sign up online: https://savingscatcher.walmart.com/

or download the app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.walmart.android&hl=en

Los Angeles minimum wage raised from $9 - $15 over the next five years

It's official: Los Angeles is now the largest city in America to guarantee workers at least $15 an hour.

 Read more at: http://money.cnn.com/2015/06/14/news/economy/los-angeles-minimum-wage-15-garcetti/

Birmingham City Council endorses campaign to increase minimum wage as legislators move to restrict local authority to do so

http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2015/04/birmingham_city_council_endors_1.html 

Jefferson County hiring school bus drivers


Drive a School Bus for Jefferson County Board of Education!

  • Full benefits for 20 hours schedules
  • Vacation time with your school-aged children
  • Outstanding benefits

Requirements

Drivers must be 21 years of age, have a good driving record, and be able to pass a physical exam. Must have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B with S (School Bus) and P (Passenger) endorsements prior to training.

https://ats1.searchsoft.net/ats/application/search/job_search_frame?APPLICANT_TYPE_ID=00000002&COMPANY_ID=00008500 

JCCEO is hiring

JCCEO Openings:

Alabaster Walmart hiring for about 95 jobs

Alabaster's new Walmart Neighborhood Market scheduled to open this fall is in the process of hiring for an estimated 95 jobs covering a variety of positions.

http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2015/06/alabasters_new_walmart_neighbo_1.html#incart_river

3/21/15

Automaker's student training program

VANCE, Alabama -- The Tuscaloosa County operations of Mercedes-Benz has extended the deadline to apply for two technical training programs that could lead to a job at the German automaker's factory.
Candidates have until April 10 to apply for the Mechatronics or Automotive Technician programs, which start this fall. For more information on how to apply, visit www.mbusi.com and click on the Employment tab.

Read more at: http://www.al.com/business/index.ssf/2015/03/want_to_work_at_mercedes_deadl.html


2/16/15

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Application


You can apply for next year’s program any time after January 1st. To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:
  1. Age - person must be 60 years of age or older the day of application.
  2. Income level - – to be eligible on the basis of income, recipients’ gross household income must not exceed the following limits:
$1,605.00 monthly……for a household of ------1
$2,163.00 monthly……for a household of ------2
$2,721.00 monthly……for a household of ------3
$3,279.00 monthly……for a household of ------4
$3,838.00 monthly……for a household of ------5
$4,396.00 monthly……for a household of ------6
 
(Household: a group of related or non-related individuals living together as one economic unit. These amounts are at 165% of 2014 Federal Poverty Guidelines.)
No person is “entitled” to Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks, i.e. the budget does not allow enough checks to satisfy everyone who wants them and is eligible.
When you are entering information in the form below please do not enter unnecessary punctuation or symbols. Please be very careful and ensure that your address is your correct mailing address.

http://www.fma.alabama.gov/seniornutrition/ 

1/25/15

Impact Alabama Regional Coordinator

This position implements and oversees four unique initiatives based upon a collaboration with twenty colleges across the state of Alabama: FocusFirst, SaveFirst, CollegeFirst, and SpeakFirst. FocusFirst trains college students to provide high-tech vision screenings and follow-up care to preschool-age children in Head Starts and day cares in low-income rural and urban areas throughout Alabama. SaveFirst trains college students to provide free tax preparation services and opportunities for economic improvement to working families in Alabama. CollegeFirst trains college and graduate students to help implement a Pre-AP summer academic enrichment program for high school students enrolled in AP math and science courses. SpeakFirst sponsors a debate and college preparatory experience for middle and high school students in the undeserved Birmingham community.

Program Start/End Date: 09/01/2015  -   08/31/2016

Work Schedule: Full Time

Education level: College graduate

Age Requirement: Minimum:  18  

Program Location: ALABAMA 

Accepting Applications: 12/01/2014  To  08/31/2015

Contact: Sarah Louise Smith
1901 6th Ave N
Birmingham   AL   35203
205-934-0664
slsmith@impactalabama.org
www.impactalabama.org

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=38167&fromSearch=true

12/25/14

Free High School Diploma Program

Free High School Program! Receive $200.00
DESI (Dynamic Educational Systems, Inc.)
Students can register now!
Out-of-school youth program for individuals 17-21 yrs old

310 18th St North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Tel: 205.488.9911
Fax: 205.488.9922