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  • Employees Recognized For Dedication To New Community

    New Community Corporation held its 2019 Employee Recognition Ceremony Jan. 24 at St. Joseph Plaza where 59 employees were recognized for their years of service to the organization. Plaques were handed out to employees for reaching milestones of five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years with New Community. “Everyone here is responsible for carrying out New Community’s mission,” said NCC CEO Richard Rohrman. “And you do ...

    Posted at January 31, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • New Community Career And Technical Institute Connects Graduates To Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

    Students who enroll at New Community Career and Technical Institute can expect not only an education that helps them gain nationally recognized certifications, but also connections to employers in their field of ...

    Posted at January 31, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog,Workforce Development | 0 Comment
  • NCC Executive Chef Joe Rodriguez Retires

    Long-time New Community Executive Chef Joe Rodriguez has retired after nearly 33 years with the organization. Rodriguez first came to New Community to be the chef to oversee the opening of the Priory Restaurant. At the time, Rodriguez’s daughter worked as an attorney for ...

    Posted at January 31, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Extended Care Mourns Loss Of Director Of Activities Elizabeth Brookins

    New Community Extended Care Facility has lost a longtime staff member. Director of Activities Elizabeth Brookins passed away Jan. 4 at the age of 78. Brookins began working at Extended Care in 1992 and was ...

    Posted at January 29, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • New Community Board Approves Four New Members

    The New Community Board of Directors has four new members: Diane Johnson, Anthony Marchetta, Ingrid Rasmussen and Jerome St. John. The expansion to 11 board members is part of ongoing board development. NCC Board President Dr. A. Zachary Yamba is excited to move forward ...

    Posted at January 8, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • New Community Increases Minimum Wage

    New Community employees making the organization’s minimum hourly wage are receiving a pay increase for 2019. Beginning Jan. 1, non-union member NCC employees will make a minimum of $12 per hour. Previously the NCC minimum wage was $11 per hour. Wages for union employees are determined through collective bargaining. “There is a movement in the state and in the country to increase the minimum wage. We are watching but not waiting for ...

    Posted at January 8, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Apply For Career Training Programs Today

    New Community Workforce Development Center is actively recruiting students for its next session, slated to begin in early 2019. The accredited post-secondary career and technical institute offers several programs that prepare students to launch successful careers with family supporting wages. Individuals can choose ...

    Posted at January 8, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog,Workforce Development | 0 Comment
  • NCC After-School Program Provides Enrichment To Thirteenth Avenue School Students

    Second-graders at Thirteenth Avenue/Dr. MLK, Jr. School in Newark enjoy a free after-school enrichment program that New Community Corporation operates. Children enjoy a variety of activities meant to engage them academically and socially. Currently there 35 children enrolled in the program, which runs from 3 to 6 p.m. each school day. A portion of the afternoon is dedicated to homework and tutoring, both group and individual. There are different activities ...

    Posted at January 8, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Better Life Open House Highlights Programs And Services

    New Community Corporation and Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey (CSPNJ) hosted an open house at Better Life Nov. 15 to showcase the various programs and services offered to the community. Better Life, which is located at 101 Fourteenth Ave., Newark, has three distinct programs at the location. The first floor houses the Better Life Engagement Center, which connects the homeless to services and offers ...

    Posted at November 29, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • New Community Workforce Development Center Graduates Find Success At University Hospital

    When students enroll in programs at New Community Workforce Development Center, the goal is to provide them with an education and the skills necessary to obtain a job in their career of choice with a family income supporting wage. Solid training supported by employer partnerships help make that happen. Three recent Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) graduates have started their careers at University Hospital, one of the employers with which ...

    Posted at November 29, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Workforce Development | 0 Comment