Cleveland Job Corps Center

On October 21, 2021, Cleveland Job Corps Center Director Cathy Williams welcomed thirty attendees to the virtual semi-annual Center Workforce Council meeting. Representatives from University Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, NEON Health Center, International Masonry Institute, Home Builders Institute, United Brotherhood of Carpentry, and Cleveland Job Corps staff were in attendance. The Center Workforce Council is [...]

“Job Corps helped me develop my leadership skills,” said eighteen-year-old Miquel Beckham. “It made me realize I needed to start taking the initiative.” The Cleveland native was just a minor when he arrived at the Cleveland Job Corps Center on September 16, 2019. “I was living with my grandmother before I enrolled just trying to [...]

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Cleveland Job Corps Center planned activities and a fundraiser around breast cancer awareness. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, no matter their race or ethnicity. During October, Cleveland Job Corps students and staff supported [...]

Ya’Riah Preston graduated from Beachwood High School in Beachwood, Ohio, in 2018. After learning about the career training opportunities at Job Corps, he enrolled. “Job Corps was the perfect alternative to college, that’s not to say I am not going, but at the time, it was the perfect option for me,” stated Ya’Riah. He joined [...]

Job Corps Providing The Tools To Succeed Gregory was no stranger to hard work. Before attending the Cleveland Job Corps Center, he worked as a stocker for Buckeye Tools. To move forward in life, Gregory understood the need for a high school diploma. His plan, enroll in Job Corps, where he could get his high [...]

Cleveland Job Corps Celebrates 2021 Graduates To commemorate the fifty-one Cleveland Job Corps Center students who victoriously completed the program, the center hosted their 10th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony on September 17, 2021. Due to restrictions related to the pandemic, the center held the ceremony virtually. Family members, Councilwoman Shontel Brown, students, [...]

Proud of His Accomplishments

September 21st, 2021

“There is no elevator to success you have to take the stairs. It is all a process you just have to stick with it,” said JuJuan Pinson reciting Zig Ziglar’s quote. “Every student that comes to the Cleveland Job Corps should know and apply this quote he recommended.” JuJuan left his home to embark on [...]

“Sense of community is a feeling that members have of belonging, a feeling that members matter to one another and to the group, and a shared faith that members’ needs will be met through their commitment to be together.” ― David McMillan. On August 26, 2021, Cleveland Job Corps Center Outreach and Admissions Manager Diava [...]

Cleveland Job Corps Center Clinical Medical Assistant graduate Jamesia Heath is employed at Cleveland Clinic. The twenty-two-year-old is a Medical Assistant in the Department of Infectious Disease. “I really love my job,” stated Jamesia. Impressed with Jamesia’s work ethic and proficiency, the Department of Infectious Disease supervisor contacted Cleveland Job Corps Center Clinical Medical Assistant [...]

“Job Corps taught me discipline, how to listen, and to budget,” explained Shakia Smith. “But the most notable thing I learned was to apply myself to everything I do.” The Cleveland Job Corps Center alumni recently completed the Licensed Practical Nurses program at Northern Career Institute on June 3, 2021. On May 22, 2019, Shakia [...]