Cleveland Job Corps Center

On August 8, 2018, Executive Director Pastor, Aaron Phillips, J.D., of the Cleveland Clergy Coalition hosted the groups monthly meeting at the Cleveland Job Corps. More than thirty Pastors were in attend-ance. Center Director, William Houston opened the meeting with a Cleveland Job Corps presentation and then the Pastors engaged in dialogue about church and [...]

Job Corps Centers across the nation joined several organizations as they showed their commitment to safety during “Safe + Sound Week!” During the week of August 13-19, 2018, the Center held various ac-tivities to raise awareness about workplace safety. Every day in the “Bulldog Bites” circular, the Center issues the safety quote of the day. [...]

The Cleveland Job Corps Center invited 134 trainees to participate in a graduation ceremony held on Friday, August 17, 2018, at 2 pm in the Recreation Center on the Job Corps campus. Mr. William Houston, Center Director, welcomed the graduates, their friends and families, and current Job Corps trainees to the ceremony. Tiffany Tarpley, WKYC [...]

“It is very important to ambitiously move forward with your training so that they can start profitable careers,” advises Tra-Dale Wade. The 17-year-old Youngstown, Ohio native began working as a Maintenance Technician at Grand Village Nursing Home in June. Tra-Dale arrived at Cleveland Job Corps on June 12, 2017 and worked diligently to earn his [...]

Aisia T. White is no newcomer to hard work, as a high school student from Ypsilanti, Michigan, Aisia was employed with two jobs. She worked as a patient attendant during the graveyard shift at a local hospital in Michigan, and on the weekends, she worked part-time in the foodservice industry. With an overwhelming and demanding [...]

While attending the Northeast Ohio Carpenters Apprenticeship Contest in April 2018, the Cleveland Job Corps Center forged a new partnership with Great Lakes Construction Company. Founded in 1948, Great Lakes Construction Company is one of Cleveland’s premier civil construction companies, with more than $120 million in sales ( Great Lakes Construction is responsible for constructing [...]

Cleveland Job Corps Center Building Construction Technology trade helped fellow neighbor, Coit Road Farmers Market, with much-needed structural repairs on June 8, 2016. Home Builders Institute (HBI) Building Construction Technology Instructor, Michael Yager and students removed and replaced an exterior wall in addition to installing a door. The partnership between the Farmers Market and the [...]

After graduating from Solon High School, Dakota attended Notre Dame College. She wanted to become a Registered Nurse like her mother, Trabienne Franklin, who is the Health & Wellness Manager at Cleveland Job Corps. However, after completing two years she transferred to Cleveland State University. Aware of the high cost of college and needing to [...]

Meet Nathaniel Johnson “Job Corps helped me believe that I could truly do something with my life,” said Nathanial. “Assisting me with attending Cuyahoga Community College’s (TRI-C) welding program helped elevate me to the next level.” Ohioan native Nathaniel joined the Cleveland Job Corps program on October 26, 2018. He faced this new opportunity with [...]

Although Diamond completed all the requirements to graduate from Mahoney County High School in Youngstown, Ohio in 2014, she unfortunately did not pass the science portion of the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT). Diamond worked hard and studied but fail by 2 points and received a certificate of attendance. Since she was sixteen years old, Diamond [...]