Volume 6 • Issue 3 April 2014. newcommunity.org
NCC Employees Bolstered By Minimum
Wage Hike

For Walter Nelson, the hike in New Community's minimum wage from $10 to $11 an hour at the start of the year has made a definite difference. Nelson is a landscaper in NCC's Environmental Services Department who is responsible for keeping the grounds of the family residences and management office in Newark.

"I wasn't expecting it, that's for sure. The raise allows me to now save some money and extend my health benefits," said Nelson, 51, who joined the grounds crew 5 ½ years ago after working for several years as a shift manager at the Dunkin Donuts in the NCC-owned Pathmark Shopping Center in Newark.

Workforce Center Adding New Programs

New Community's Workforce Development Center has broadened its lineup, adding an Academic Enrichment /Vocational Training Program for Older Youth, reintroducing a Building Trades Program and adding healthcare classes in fields like Home Health Aide, Patient Care Technician and Clinical Medical Assistant.

"We are anticipating that this expansion will help us appeal to a broader cross section of individuals interested in vocational training, as well as job seekers," explained Rodney Brutton, center director. "New Community Workforce Development Center continues its effort to connect jobseekers to quality training services and employment opportunities," he added.


Spring Festival On Tap For April 26th

Get ready for an evening of dancing, dining and camaraderie as New Community celebrates its Annual Spring Festival on Saturday, April 26th at the New Community Neighborhood Center in Newark.

Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Monsignor William J. Linder Scholarship Fund, which provides monies to help needy students attend some of the finest college prep schools throughout Northern New Jersey and New England.

Monthly Features
Articles & Photos
  • Extended Care Center Undergoing Major Renovation
  • Regular Exercise And Diet Can Help Reduce Risk Of Alzheimer's
  • A Celebration of Black History
  • Looking Forward to Getting His Diploma
  • NCC Hosts Charter Schools Athletic League
  • Nurse Who Suffered Stroke Ponders Future
    In the Field
  • On-Site Medical Care May Have Saved His Life
  • SAIF Program Opens Boutique
  • Around The Network - Free Mammography Screenings
  • Around The Network - Seniors Tour Extended Care Center
  • Music in the Air
  • Announcements
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