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PVJOBS Charity Golf Tournament

Nearly 100 PVJOBS supporters enjoyed a fun-filled, sunny day at the Charity Golf Tournament held April 29th at Chester Washington Golf Course in South Los Angeles.

"We especially want to thank our platinum sponsors: Brookfield Residential; Golden Star Technology; Uber; and the West Basin Municipal Water District," PVJOBS Board President Mark Henderson said.

Silver sponsors for the day were PCL Construction and Fassberg Contracting Corporation. Bronze sponsors included Ben Dickies, Inc.; Plumbers Local Union #78; Speedway Policy Associates; and the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council.

Executive Director Ernest Roberts introduced Henderson during the BBQ dinner, held at the conclusion of the tournament, and announced the trophy and raffle winners.

"You know, Ernest was the first employee of PVJOBS and really has a passion for the work," Henderson said. "Thank you all for joining us in that passion and combining it with your passion for golf."

PVJOBS' Annual Recognition Luncheon:
"Hopes Realized – Dreams Fulfilled"

Honorees pose with awards following the PVJOBS recognition luncheon. Pictured from left are Ricardo Mixon, Right Turn youth program participant; Darryl Foster, Veteran Participant of the Year; Metro representative and Executive Officer of Diversity & Economic Opportunity Linda Wright; and Largo Concrete, Inc. representative and Senior Project Manager Mike Daniel.

More than 350 businesspersons were on hand on September 24th, when PVJOBS hosted “Hopes Realized – Dreams Fulfilled,” our Annual Recognition Luncheon. This event honors a few of the hundreds of individuals who have successfully changed their lives around. The organization also awarded local builders for their assistance in giving participants the employment chances they need to fulfill their dreams. Click here for more information...

Start a Career on the Metro Rail Today!

Metro Crenshaw Line Brochure Cover

Metro’s contractor, Walsh/Shea, has hired PVJOBS to facilitate the hiring process and act as liaison with local unions for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Projet. PVJOBS will connect disadvantaged workers with the contractors for hiring by reaching out to local unions and requesting interested workers and apprentices who fit the criteria of the job initiative. 

In 2012, Metro became the nation’s first transit agency to adopt a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) with national targeted local hiring goals for federally funded, Federal Transit Administration approved projects valued over $2.5 million. The historic PLA will  provide construction employment and training opportunities to many who reside along the project alignment.

Brochure: Start a Career on the Metro Rail Today! [PDF: 1.18MB]

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OUR VALUES

We are driven by our cause of helping the at-risk community, veterans and students achieve economic independence.

We believe that our participants can develop lifelong careers, enabling them to lead self-sufficient lives.We respect our participants as individuals who have the ability to reach their fullest potential.

We believe our veterans are valued citizens who can make a positive contribution in our communities.

We value our staff and their commitment to our mission.

We value our community, labor and business partners that help us source, train and place qualified workers.

We support a society that takes responsibility for the future welfare of our communities.

OUR MISSION

PVJOBS works to place at-risk individuals, veterans and students in meaningful, career-track employment in construction and related trades. To this end, PVJOBS serves as a national model for job programs that assist at-risk youth and adults, veterans and students in achieving lifelong economic independence.

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