Carville Job Corps Center

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 [...]

MADD- Make A Difference Week was celebrated across the United States along with the Carville student employees and staff.  Carville,  participated in Make A Difference Day by volunteering with several  local, national and neighboring parish community organizations that included  the Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve, Louisiana; Baton Rouge Food Bank, Habitat For Humanity Restore, [...]

Carville Job Corps Center Work Based Learning partner R W Day Properties owns and manages over 25 properties in Louisiana. Four (4) RW Day properties are designated Carville WBL work sites for Carville Job Corps Home Builders Institute/ Facilities Maintenance student employees. The students who intern with the RW Day properties utilize their vocational hands-on experiences [...]

Carville Job Corps Center students and staff honored US Servicemen that are currently active, retired, reservist or deceased the week of November 5, 2012 thru November 12, 2012. The Center honored former student veterans, staff and community veterans with a play entitled, “We Salute Our Veterans” preformed by the Carville Drama Department. All veterans in [...]

Carville Job Corps Center celebrated it’s 2012 RED RIBBON WEEK with  a week of activities that  included an Awareness Day – Health Fair with local community health care  vendors; Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, DEA- Louisiana Drug Enforcement Adminstration, Louisiana Attorney Generals Office, Ascension Counseling, Al-Anon,MADD- Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Capital Area Human Services, and  CENIKOR. All of [...]

  Carville Job Corps Center hosted its 14th Semi Annual Commencement on August 24, 2012 at 10:30a.m. in the center’s gymnasium. Ninety-one student employees from across the state of Louisiana and the state of Florida turned tassels as a significant milestone in their lives. The graduating class received congratulatory expressions from former 2007 Carville graduate [...]

Carville Job Corps Center in collaboration  with the Our Lady of the Lake Hospital Blood Center held a center and community wide Blood Drive on September 20th.  OLOL Mobile Blood Unit travels throughout Louisiana hosting blood drives to help in saving lives. OLOL mission states that No Donation is to Small when it comes to Saving a Life; When that life [...]