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.

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Volunteer Board Members Wanted

CVOC is currently seeking interested volunteers to serve on its Board of Directors. Applicants must be low income and reside or work in Merced, Madera or Stanislaus County and must be familiar with the needs and challenges faced by low-income populations. Experience in assisting low-income populations is desirable.

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

For more information or to request an application, call Ofelia Reynoso, Board Liaison at 209-357-0078. Application deadline: June 30, 2015.

Employment with CVOC

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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 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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CVOC – High School Equivalency Program (HEP)

CVOC is happy to announce the continued funding from the Department of Education to provide migrant and seasonal farm workers who have dropped out of school with a unique and exciting opportunity to obtain a GED certificate. The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) is a 12 week GED program that is offered in English and Spanish.

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Winton Kitchen Lunch Menu

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