February 2008 Corpsmember of the Month
Juan Carlos Yupit
Supervisor: Will Daniels, Community Recycling Crew Supervisor
Crew: Community Recycling Crew
Length of time at CCNB: 8 months
Reason corpsmember was selected: Carlos has been an excellent, hard worker with perfect attendance who continually strives to improve in all aspects of his work and studies. While out on a recycling route in February, he noticed that the recyclables, which CCNB collects in agreement with the California Department of Conservation/Recycling, were being removed from the CCNB recycling bins. On his own volition, Carlos designed and constructed a prototype insert that would prevent future theft from the bins.
Skills training received at CCNB: He has earned a Bin Building Certificate and completed a semester of college-accredited instruction in irrigation systems.
Leadership roles at CCNB: Assistant Crew Leader for the Community Recycling Crew.
Favorite project: especially enjoys constructing CCNB’s recycling bins and providing recycling services in Samuel P. Taylor State Park.
Favorite educational component: English and Math are his favorite subjects.
Favorite aspect of working at CCNB: Carlos appreciates the new job skills he is acquiring and his increasing command of English.
Future plans: He hopes to work with a landscaping or irrigation company.
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