Cincinnati Job Corps Center

Daniel Daulton enrolled in the Cincinnati Job Corps Academy in June 2011.  After successfully completing his Office Administration training and Work-based Learning assignment, he had aspirations to go to the Army.  It wasn’t easy.  But Daniel persevered and he is currently completing his basic training at Ft. Benning, Georgia.  After basic training, Daniel plans to [...]

Successful Blood Drive Held

August 6th, 2012

The center held it’s 7th annual blood drive with Hoxworth Blood Center on August 1st.   A record was set this year.  A total of 54 units of whole blood was donated.  Each unit of blood can help save three lives.  As a result of the success of   the center’s annual drives, plans are underway to [...]

Nicolette Miller was a young woman on a mission.  She enrolled into the Job Corps program in March 2011 and she completed her academics and trade in  April 2012.  Nicolette obtained her high school diploma and completed her trade in Facility Maintenance .  She is now gainfully employed as a professional painter and a union [...]

 Three students volunteered to go to Citicable, the public access station at City Hall on June 1st.  The students learned how to operate the cameras and other studio equipment.  The students enjoyed the experience and one student wants to volunteer again after the summer break.

The Cincinnati Hearld newspaper published an article & photo of Ohio Supreme Court Justice Yvette  McGee Brown regarding her keynote address at the annual graduation on April 20th.  The title of the article was: Ohio Supreme Court Judge Yvette Brown Presents Speech to Job Corps Graduates.  Justice McGee Brown became the first African-American woman to [...]

Executive Chef, Matthew Russo owner of Gourmet Management has been a wonderful employer partner for over five years.  Matt has mentored several culinary arts students and he takes a special interest in the students professional development.  Matt is one of the center’s most valuable work-based learning employers and partners. Two students were hired by Matt [...]

Employer Hires Welding Graduate

December 21st, 2011

Diontae Taylor started at the Cincinnati Job Corps in the Fall of  2010.  He already had his GED, but he didn’t have any job skills or training.  The Job Corps program gave Diontae an opportunity to change his life for the better. After completing the welding program at Job Corps, Diontae returned home to Columbus, Ohio [...]

On December 13th, four  students and two staff members  visited the Lincoln Crawford Nursing home to celebrate the holidays.  Culinary arts students made two  cakes  that were served during the visit.  Small gifts were also given to the residents and the gesture brought smiles to many of their faces. Christmas carols were sung with a group [...]

Wa’Keem Shearer completed the Job Corps program in less than a year.  Sometimes it was a struggle for him but he persevered.  Now he is earning $15.27 an hour through the United Brotherhood of Carpenters.  Wa’Keem is on his way to becoming self-sufficient.  The center is very proud of him and his accomplishments.

On October 28th, Chef Colleen Brown from the Food Service Department took seven students with her to prepare dinner for the poor and homeless at the Gospel Mission.  This has been an on-going community project that Chef Brown does on a monthly basis.  The students learned the importance of giving back and also how fortunate [...]