The Alaska Job Corps Center held a Safety Fair on Friday, Feb. 16, to showcase the Center’s dedication to safety. All nine trades—Accounting Services, Building Construction Technology, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Nurse Assistant, Office Administration, Security and Protective Services and Water/Wastewater Treatment—participated in the Safety Fair by sharing the tools, equipment and procedures that keep [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps alumni are all over the country working in very promising and successful careers. As for former student, LaTasha King, she credits the Whitney Young Job Corps Center for her successes gearing her in the direction of endless opportunities. LaTasha started Whitney Young Job Corps at age 19 after she graduated from [...]

Greenville, KY – Muhlenberg Job Corps’ students and staff participated in a masquerade murder mystery event, hosted by Lu-Ray Park and Amphitheater on Saturday, February 17th. Three students and four staff members made up team “Thunderbolts” and took on nine community teams to solve the murder of “Sal Fee” (president of the billionaires club) at [...]

Youth 2 Youth Partners 4 Peace students jump into icy waters at the Mat-Su Plunge On Saturday, Feb. 17, students from the Alaska Job Corps Youth 2 Youth Partners 4 Peace (Y2Y) group made quite a splash when they braved frigid temperatures to jump into Wasilla Lake for the annual Mat-Su Plunge. Although students woke [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC), operated by Horizons Youth Services, held its quarterly Community Relations Council (CRC) meeting on Friday, February 16, 2018 in the center gymnasium. Several members were on hand for presentations from the department heads of Finance & Administration, Career Services, Training, Wellness, Student Personnel Office, Wellness and Human Resources. The [...]

Perkins Advanced Security graduate Marvin Lockett, 24 years old from Louisville, KY stopped by for a visit. Lockett completed Advanced Training in Security & Protective Services in October, 2017 and went straight to training for the KY State Reformatory. Lockett came to talk to the current class about his career as a correctional officer at [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center held the first 2018 graduation ceremony on February 9th, graduating 26 students. Judge Brian Wiggins, of Kentucky’s 45th judicial circuit was the Keynote speaker and delivered an inspiring and congratulatory speech. The graduates were entertained by four of their talented classmates during the ceremony. Cake and refreshments were served to guests [...]

They conducted laboratory work in a water treatment plant. They learned about the special emergency equipment used by paramedics and firefighters. They toured a truss construction plant and learned what it takes to become quality employees. They gathered information on how electricity-producing generators worked. They sat in on an accounting class held at the local [...]

PerAsia W. Age: 18 Hometown: Cleveland Center: Cleveland Region: Chicago JC Dates: April 3, 2017 – January 11, 2018 Career Area: Medical Office Support Employer: Metro Health Medical Center Position: Administrative Assistant During the 12th grade year of homeschooling, PerAsia decided to make a change; one that would help her on a career path. “I [...]

Tevon T. Age: 21 Hometown: Columbus, Ohio Center: Cleveland Region: Chicago JC Dates: February 13, 2017 – January 16, 2018 Career Area: Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Private Security Military Branch: Army MOS: Warrant Officer During Tevon’s senior year at Bishop Hartley High School in Columbus, Ohio, he decided to drop out. He was working two [...]