Welcome to CVOC

Central Valley Opportunity Center, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) employment training and service provider serving the California counties of Merced, Madera and Stanislaus. CVOC is funded primarily through federal, state and local grants to serve farm worker and low-income populations.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to break the cycle of poverty by eliminating barriers to self-sufficiency in our communities.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide services that improve the quality of life for farm workers and others in need.

Click here to read our Equal Opportunity Statement

Request for Proposal – Strategic Plan Facilitator

CVOC is soliciting bids for a consultant to assist in the agency strategic planning process. Please click the link below to access the notice and application instructions.

Request for Proposal

Volunteer Board Members Wanted

The CVOC Board of Directors is a group of volunteers who provides direction and support for CVOC’s public service mission. The Board meets ten times per year, usually in Winton, once in Madera and once in Modesto.

Applicants must reside in Merced, Madera or Stanislaus counties and be familiar with the needs and challenges faced by low-income populations. Experience in assisting low-income populations is desirable.

For more information or to request an application, please call Ofelia Reynoso, Board Liaison, at (209) 357-0078.

CVOC Madera is Moving

Pardon Our Dust!

That’s right, Central Valley Opportunity Center has consolidated its Madera facilities into one new location. We are now located in the 47th Place West shopping center on the corner of Howard Rd. and Schnoor St.

This single, unified office space now houses all of our case management staff and (almost all of our) vocational training classes. Our new office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

1930 Howard Rd., Suite 125
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 662-0100

Employment with CVOC

Check out our Careers page for exciting employment opportunities…

CVOC Receives Grant from Walmart Foundation

On April 8, 2014, the Walmart Foundation awarded Central Valley Opportunity Center (CVOC) a $40,000 State Giving Grant.

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CVOC Awards Scholarships

Central Valley Opportunity Center (CVOC) strongly believes that higher education is the most effective tool for breaking the cycle of poverty, and increasing the quality of life in our community. CVOC is proud to announce the award of $27,000.00 in scholarships to academically deserving students in its tri-county service area of Madera, Merced and Stanislaus counties. A total of 18 scholarships in the amount of $1,500.00 were awarded. The scholarship recipients were honored at CVOC’s Annual “Spirit of Independence Annual Scholarship Fundraiser & Awards Banquet” on May 5, 2014.

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2014 Outstanding Employee Awards

These awards are presented to employees that have distinguished themselves by performing their duties in a spirit of leadership, cooperation, teamwork, and for the overall betterment of our clients and organization. These employees were honored at a CVOC company-wide training event on April 11, and again at the Annual Awards Banquet held on May 5th.

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CVOC Awarded $1.8 Million for Farmworker Job Training

“CVOC transforms lives through training dislocated workers for good paying jobs along with teaching life skills necessary to be successful and self-sufficient. Graduates of their programs are better prepared to provide for their families and give back to our community.”

- Representative Jim Costa

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Winton Kitchen Lunch Menu

Click here to download the current menu.