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The Bulletin – Neighborhood Focus – August 2017

East End Fruit Cart brings fresh food to underserved neighbors Story by Andrew McKeon, the Bulletin ABOVE: At the East End Fruit Cart in Mellon Park, Jamel Haden (left) helps customers like Lando DePaulo - and his dog Lemmy - find the right fruit on a breezy July day. Haden and his two teenage co-workers use the mobile cart to bring fresh fruit to underserved neighborhoods throughout the city’s East End. Follow the East End Fruit Cart story below. Photo by John Colombo. East End – Last year, when Tim Lydon returned to his hometown of Pittsburgh after [...]

Multiple Job Offerings

NOW HIRING!!! Please consider the following job opportunities: 1) Immediate openings - Positions at the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation's afterschool program at Pittsburgh Arsenal and Pittsburgh Woolslair. Up to $15 an hour depending on experience. 2) Immediate opening- Manage the Neighborhood Learning Alliance’s  “Everyone Graduates” high school program. Hourly rate of $16 to $20 an hour. 3) Anticipated March opening - Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center is seeking multiple individuals to assist with recruiting 14 to 21 year olds for the “Pittsburgh Summer Learn and Earn” employment program. Positions could lead to full time work throughout the summer. Openings in the West End and East End of Pittsburgh are anticipated. 4) Summer [...]

By |2016-02-16T16:06:06-05:00February 16, 2016|Community, Employment, News|4 Comments

Now Hiring: Afterschool Program Support Staff

Are you looking for a job that involves shaping young minds? Look no further because the BGC and Neighborhood Learning Alliance have just the job for you. A local afterschool program is now hiring another support staffer to attend to the academic and social needs of students from Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5 and Pittsburgh Woolslair K-5. Work afternoon hours and earn good pay while helping elementary school students boost their reading and mathematical skills. Some leadership experience is required; all candidates must pass various background checks. Click the link below to learn more about this excellent career opportunity. Job Posting - AfterschoolSupportStaff

By |2016-02-10T15:14:29-05:00February 10, 2016|Community, Employment, Training, Youth|3 Comments

Summer Jobs in the Hospitality Industry

Looking for a job this summer? One of our neighbors on Evaline Street just landed a job through LGC Hospitality Staffing, a firm that orchestrates placement at work-sites like PNC Park and Heinz Field, among others. Specializing in the hospitality industry, LGC offers a number of full and part-time positions in the Pittsburgh area. Staffing manager Sara Vuich will work with each candidate to find them the right job, regardless of their background or work experience. Interested candidates seeking more information can email pittsburgh@lgcassociates.com or call 412-343-5087.

By |2015-06-12T15:08:22-04:00June 12, 2015|Community, Employment, Training, Uncategorized, Youth|4 Comments

It’s Official! Garfield has a grocery store!

Aldi has announced plans to open at 5200 Penn Avenue. Neighbors have fought long and hard to bring a grocery store back to Garfield, so this news comes as quite a victory for the surrounding communities. No more long walks up the street to buy groceries. No more relying on jitney cabs for transportation home from the store. No more "bulk trips" to stock the pantry at faraway grocers. Now that we've secured a bona fide grocery store, it's time to celebrate this positive change. Here's a toast to all our neighbors and community members who advocated to nourish a [...]

By |2015-05-01T11:19:31-04:00March 31, 2015|Community, Employment, Grocery Needs, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thanks for Walking with Us!

Thanks for helping us demonstrate our community's grocery needs yesterday! Such neighborhood support is essential to furthering our conversation about the future of 5200 Penn Avenue. We must continue joining forces to maintain this momentum, and effect real change, for a grocery store in Garfield. If we don't stay committed to the possibility of a Penn Avenue grocery store, then ALDI might just sell the building to the highest bidder (read: commercial developers with no stake in our community). Nobody wants another auto-parts chain popping up within a local 'food desert,' so please help us turn the oasis of a [...]

By |2015-03-19T16:31:54-04:00March 19, 2015|Community, Employment, Events, Grocery Needs, News|0 Comments

Aldi, “Won’t you be our neighbor?”

  Aldi is deciding whether or not to open a new grocery store at the former Bottom Dollar location (5200 Penn Avenue). We are organizing a show of support for this initiative, a demonstration of Garfield's neighborhood buying power. Come join us this Wednesday (3/18) at 6pm. Neighbors will congregate at the former Bottom Dollar location and proceed, en masse, walking down to the Aldi on Baum Blvd. Together, we can show Aldi just what kind of loyal customers they are missing out on if they refuse to build a store at 5200 Penn Ave. We are planning for a [...]

By |2015-03-31T13:15:57-04:00March 12, 2015|Community, Employment, Events, News|0 Comments

Veterans Event at ENEC

The Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center (ENEC) is proud to sponsor a Veterans event featuring Karen Payne, career advisor and case manager at the Veterans Leadership Program (VLP) of Western PA. She will present on the following opportunities to support veterans’ needs: […]

By |2014-12-29T16:57:18-05:00July 30, 2013|Community, Employment, Events, Housing|0 Comments
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