Carville Job Corps Center

Carville Job Corps students volunteered with the American Red Cross to assist Louisiana citizens who lost their homes and other possessions  by flood waters. The American Red Cross  established shelters for affected Louisiana residents  throughout the Baton Rouge area.   Carville students volunteered at serveral of the shelters assisting with serving meals,  coordinating clothing banks, erecting sleeping cots, [...]

Carville Job Crops Center Student Leadership members attended a Town Hall Meetinig  hosted by Louisiana’s  United States Senator Bill Cassidy at  the Pointe Coupee Library  in New Roads, LA.  Senator Cassidy spoke to a large group of citzens where he recognized the Carville students  for their committment and achievements in training for the workforce.  Senator Cassidy [...]

Carville Job Corps Automotive Class volunteered during Earth Week for a Citrus Tree Planting Day  in the St. Gabriel Martin Luther King Memorial Park in St. Gabriel, Louisiana. The planting event was hosted by the St. Gabriel Department of Public Works and Baton Rouge Green Tree Experts. The citrus trees planted, were Louisiana Satsumas.  Baton Rouge [...]

On December 3. 2015, Carville Job Corps Center launched its first Young Men’s Retreat. The theme for the empowering experience was ‘TYING IT AL TOGETHER, ‘which manifested through the students wearing neckties and bowties. The student’s first round of excitement came with the willingness to ‘dress up’ and wear ties.  The morning of the retreat was [...]

Carville Job Corps Center  hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Banquet in conjunction with its monthly  Student Awards Ceremony. Members of the  center’s Community Relations and Industry Council members attended expressing their thanks  and how grateful they are to have partnered with Carville and have students working alongside their employers as interns, service project volunteers as well as employees. Partners  were  elated to [...]

 Carville Job Corps Center- American Petroleum Institute – Roustabout students  in Carville, La., volunteered  their services during Veterans week  at the Louisiana  National Cemetery at Port Hudson  in  Zachary, La.  The grounds maintenance crew  aassigned the Carville students  to paint the guard railings, awnings  and the pillars at the visitor’s walk-in entrance to the cemetery. The students took pride [...]

Carville Job Corps Center hosted its 20th Semi Annual Commencement Ceremony on August 21st in the recreation center. Seventy-Seven graduates were awarded High School Diplomas, High School Equivalency Diplomas and Career Technical Training Certificates were also commenced. Commencement speaker was Ms. Jamie Mayes of Monroe, Louisiana, an inspiring author, poet, English teacher and motivational speaker. [...]

Carville Job Corps Center ”Roustabout Student Employees and Baton Rouge Habitat for Humanity Home Builders”,  partnered to assist other community volunteers with a home construction during Global Youth Service Day Week.  The home is  being built for a displaced family who’s home was lost last year from fire.  The Roustabout students assisted with painting and installing doors. The family is expected [...]

Carville Job Corps Center high school diploma class visited the, “Ascension Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center” in Gonzales, Louisiana. The students hosted a Prim and Pamper Day with the residents in recognition of Global Youth Service Day. The students were engaged in manicuring nails for the residents and assisted with the distribution of snacks. They [...]

Carville Job Corps Center  partnered with Duplessis Buick- GMC of Gonzales, Louisiana in early January.   Carville’s Automotive Career Technical Training students began completing  their WBL( Work Based Learning) internship  in the dealers service department trianing alongside ASE Master technicans.    Service Manager James Achord was so amazed by the students  kowledge and work ethic that he has since  hired Carville graduate Leonard McCaffery.    McCaffery [...]