CalWorks at MVC
"Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence." Unknown
CalWORKs will help you achieve self-sufficiency through employment and education. If you are a TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) recipient with minor children, and attending or planning to attend Moreno Valley College, you may be eligible to receive special support services.
MVC's CalWORKs support services include counseling, priority registration, job search and resume assistance, resource referrals, and intensive joint case management with the county GAIN program.
Please view the List Of Workshops for current information - this list is updated throughout the semester...workshop dates, times, and locations may change at any time.
We now have DVD videos available for viewing in our computer Lab:
»"Career Spotlight on Business" workshop
»"Interview Secrets" workshop
»"Career Spotlight on Social Work" workshop
»"Career Spotlight on Nursing" workshop
Visit or contact our office for more information.
EVENTS(Workshops are open to ALL MVC Students)
Please contact our office to sign up for workshops or if you have any questions.
|Career Spotlight on Social Work|
|March 20, 2018|
1 - 3 pm
|Interested in a career in Social Work? Guest Panelists from the field of Social Work will share information and discuss their careers and educational experiences. This is a great opportunity to explore a career in Social Work and ask professionals and students questions about education pathways, typical day on the job, promotional opportunities, benefits, challenges, etcetera.|
|Nurturing Parenting (Dealing with Stress)|
|March 21, 2018|
*Hosted by the County of Riverside
12:50 - 1:50 pm
|This workshop will be hosted by Parent Support and Training Program, County of Riverside. This is a one hour workshop that will describe nurturing parenting principles and define ways to become nurturing parents. It will help parents realize their ability to impact a child's emotional development.|
|Creativity for Stress Management|
|March 29, 2018|
12:50 - 1:50 pm
Guest Speaker Abreesha Jones, form the Workforce Preparation/CalWORKS staff, will be hosting this workshop about using creativity to manage your stress.
*Space is limited to 15 students. Contact the office to sign-up now!|
**Lunch will be provided at this workshop.
|Lunch & Learn|
|March 15, 22, 29, 2018
12:30 - 2 pm
Parkside Complex #14A
|Counselor/Coordinator Terrie Hawthorne will host a different topic on personal development, each week. This workshop requires a commitment of every Thursday (except the first Thursday of the month). Please contact our office to RSVP. Lunch will be provided.|
Gas Card Disclaimer:
Currently enrolled MVC CalWORKS students with CURRENT proof of cash aid for self and have a verified unmet financial need are eligible to receive a $25 gas card for transportation assistance for attending this workshop. Gas Cards are given to "eligible" students for attending workshops (must attend entire workshop). Students will be screened for eligibility prior to the workshop. "Eligible" students who signed up before the workshop (at least one day) may receive a Gas Card at the workshop. Otherwise, please allow one week after the workshop to receive your gas card. Please follow-up with Nicole LeDuff.
*You may receive up to three (3) Gas Cards per semester for workshop attendance. Workshop attendance records are kept in the CalWORKS office.
- CalWORKs students must provide valid proof that YOU receive cash aid FOR YOURSELF each semester to receive: Attendance Verification, Student Educational Plans (SEP's), Priority Registration, Referrals to Work Study, Assistance with Books, Counseling Appointments and all other services.
- We have limited services available to Post-Employment students, those students who stopped receiving cash aid within the last 2 years and are currently employed through unsubsidized employment. Proof of the date of termination or case closure and current employment are required. Proof of cash aid or post-employment is required before any services can be provided.
- The following are examples of valid (acceptable) documentation:
- Welfare to work Plan (GAIN contract)
- Letter from GAIN worker
- Notice of Action (NOA) stating your name and the type of aid received (CalWORKs Student, Cash Aid/Medical)
- Passport to Services
NOTE: Proof of Cash Aid must be submitted each semester and must be dated or stamped with the County timestamp within the semester you are verifying.
Current and Former Foster Youth
MVC has expanded services to Current & Former Foster Youth. Please visit the Foster Youth Support Services program page to learn more.
|SERVICES AVAILABLE||CALWORKS WORK STUDY|
Moreno Valley College teams up with employers to provide subsidized job training, for the CalWORKs work study program, to eligible students. This program benefits employers as well as students to be eligible students are required to:
To get started or if you have any questions, please contact us at:
Spring Office Hours:
NOTE: The CalWORKs office is open (on Mondays only) from 8:30 am to 4 pm the first week of winter and summer sessions, and the first two weeks of the fall and spring semesters.
Abreesha Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org) (951) 571-6154 Front Desk
Nicole LeDuff (email@example.com) (951) 571-6498
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