Friday, April 24, 2015

Did You File FAFSA?

All Fast Track To Work students must file their FAFSA for the 2015/2016 school year. If you are not eligible for FAFSA, you must fill out the BOG form.

These items need to be completed by all students before Fall 2015 registration begins May 13.

Cabrillo College Job Fair April 29!

Student Employment and Fast Track to Work are pleased to announce the upcoming Cabrillo College Job Fair! 

We have invited 25 employers who are actively recruiting students for jobs in the community.

April 29th
10:00 -2:00 in the Quad

All students, alumni, and members of the public are welcome to attend. Sponsored in partnership with Santa Cruz County Workforce, America's Job Center, and Goodwill, this event represents the first campus job fair since 2008.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Cabrillo Student Employment Job Board

Are you looking for a job? Be sure to check Cabrillo's Student Employment Job Board online. Check back often for new listings.

Visit the Student Employment website to sign up.

You can use the Job Board if you meet one of these criteria: 
  • be currently enrolled at Cabrillo in at least three units.
  • be a Cabrillo Graduate.
  • have completed 30 units in an CTE program.
  • have transferred to the university after completing 30 units at Cabrillo and provide the office with proof of transfer.

Last Day to Withdraw

Saturday April 25 is the last day to drop a full-term section with a grade of "W".
 
It is your responsibility to formally withdraw from courses. Instructors will not do it for you. You may receive an F on your transcript even if you stopped attending.

Peer Tutoring Program

Students need to have a recommendation from a teacher in the subject they wish to tutor, and they need to take the one unit Tutor Training class which is being offered this summer. In particular there is a need for students to tutor writing - generally those who have who have completed English 2.
 

This is really a great opportunity as you can earn certification as a tutor.

Workshop: Eat This!

April 24
11:00 AM
Room 804

Are you feeling tired all the time? Are you having trouble concentrating? What you eat may be responsible for this! Learn how food can heal and nourish the body. Learn how to eat healthy on a tight budget. This workshop sponsored by EOPS/CARE and open to all students.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Workshop: Interview Preparation

April 22
12:00 noon
SAC East #225

Have an interview coming up or looking for a new job? This workshop is presented by FTTW and Student Employment will focus on your 30 second introduction and skills needed for a successful interview. Be prepared for the Job Fair on campus to be held April 29th.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Cabrillo College Job Fair April 29!

Student Employment and Fast Track to Work are pleased to announce the upcoming Cabrillo College Job Fair! All students, alumni, and members of the public are welcome to attend. Sponsored in partnership with Santa Cruz County Workforce, America's Job Center, and Goodwill, this event represents the first campus job fair since 2008. We have invited 25 employers who are actively recruiting students for jobs in the community.
April 29, from 10-2 in the Quad (next to the 100 Building).

To prep for the Job Fair, Student Employment and Fast Track to Work are hosting an informal workshop on Interview Etiquette. Bring your lunch and stay to discuss your 60-Second Pitch. We'll help you practice describing your skills, so you're ready for that next interview.
April 22, 12-2, SAC West Room 202.

For more information on the Job Fair or the workshops, please contact Student Employment: studentjobs@cabrillo.edu or 831-479-6413.

Tuesday Support Group

Announcing a drop-in support group for people affected by substance abuse: former addicts, partners, parents, etc.


Volunteers Needed for Graduation Ceremony

Graduation is May 22 and volunteers will need to work from 4-8 pm, mostly to serve as runners for the last minute prep and during the event.

Please contact Jennifer Wood at Student Employment for more information or to sign up.
831-479-6413

Wellness Walks @ 1:00

Join Student Health Services every M-Th at 1:00 pm for their Wellness Walks. They will meet in front of the Health Center at 1:00 pm and take a 30 min walk around campus. Its a great opportunity to get more steps into your day. All employees and students are welcome.

Wellness Walk Flyer

Additional weekly groups:
Tobacco Free Group Mondays at 3 in room 913
Mindful Stress Group Thursdays at noon in room 911B
Rainbow Group LGBTQ support Thursdays 1-2pm 915B

Here's to a healthy Spring!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Majors Workshop

Do you have a major yet? Maybe you have one but you're not sure if it's right for you. Things change.

Did you know that all students are required to identify a major by the end of their third (3rd) semester or after completing 15 units of degree-applicable coursework?

Join your fellow students at a free workshop:
Monday, April 20th, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
upstairs in the library, room 1064 in The HUB, by the writing center.
LUNCH PROVIDED!


Let us help you hone in on a possible career, the degree and major that can make that career happen, and the road map to get there. 

Brought to you by the Counseling Department and Transfer and Career Center.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Live Earth Farm Summer Camp - Scholarships!

The Live Earth Farm have raised enough funds this year to offer 30 full and partial scholarships for their summer camp programs.

For more information please click on the flyer link below or log onto: http://www.liveearthfarm.net/discovery-program/programs/farm-camps/
English Flyer 
Espanol Flyer

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Student Planning Help

Here are a few helpful tools for using Student Planning in WebAdvisor.
 

Student Planning Instructional Videos: 
Adding, Deleting, and Moving Courses on your Plan 
Registering for Classes Using Student Planning 

For written instructions on how to use Student Planning, click here.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Summer and Fall 2015 Schedule is Online!

It's time to start preparing for the Summer and Fall semesters. Dig out your ed plan and compare it to this schedule. Make sure the classes on your ed plan are being offered.

If the classes you need are not being offered or your ed plan doesn't have Summer or Fall 2015 on it, you must make an appointment with our counselor. Stop by or call us 479-6344.
Summer/Fall 2015 schedule

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Cabrillo College Job Fair - April 29!

Student Employment and Fast Track to Work are pleased to announce the upcoming Cabrillo College Job Fair! The Job Fair will be April 29, from 10-2 in the Quad (next to the 100 Building). All students, alumni, and members of the public are welcome to attend. Sponsored in partnership with Santa Cruz County Workforce, America's Job Center, and Goodwill, this event represents the first campus job fair since 2008. We have invited 25 employers who are actively recruiting students for jobs in the community.

To prep for the Job Fair, Student Employment and Fast Track to Work are hosting two informal workshops:
  • Resume Prep. April 10, 12-2, SAC West Room 202. Bring your lunch and stay to see some good resume formats, ask questions, and discuss common resume mistakes.
  • Interview Etiquette. April 22, 12-2, SAC West Room 202. Bring your lunch and stay to discuss your 60-Second Pitch. We'll help you practice describing your skills, so you're ready for that next interview.
For more information on the Job Fair or the workshops, please contact Student Employment: studentjobs@cabrillo.edu or 831-479-6413.

Monday, April 6, 2015

CalWORKs Hourly Activity Record for April

April 2015 - PDF
April 2015 - Excel

Print out the PDF and fill in by hand or open the Excel file and type in your hours. The formulas in the Excel file will add up your hours for you. You may also pick up copies in our office.

Remember that for every one hour of class you may claim one hour of unsupervised study time. Study time beyond that must be supervised. You can work in the Fast Track office, Library, Computer Technology Center, STEM Center, or Tutoring Center for these hours.

Monthly reports are due on 5th of the following month. Turn it in by then and you will be entered into our drawing for a $25 gift card!

Also, here are blank versions if you need to catch up with previous months.

English PDF    English Excel 

Spanish PDF   Spanish Excel

Parenting Workshops

Check out these classes offered by Positive Discipline Community Resources.

2-day Workshop 

Various Parenting Workshops 

PDCR is a local nonprofit dedicated to helping parents with respectful and effective tools that honor both the child and adult. We provide instructional classes, support groups, and one-on-one coaching. We promote a model of interaction between children and adults that teaches respect and fosters a sense of belonging and significance.