Exeter Job Corps Center

The Exeter Job Corps Academy Advanced Culinary Arts students and their Chef Mark Bennison joined RI Hospitality President/CEO Dale Venturini, Ms.. Heather Singleton, Chief Operating Officer of RIHA & Bahjat Shariff, CEO of Howley Bread Group and RI Hospitality Association Board Chair in welcoming the 2018 ProStart Advanced team to RI.  Ms. Monica Miller and Ms. Mallory [...]

June 1st, 2016

Exeter Job Corps recently hosted its Battle of the Trades event and it was an epic throw down.  White jacket versus Black jacket Culinary students competed in a fierce competition chopped style.  Teams of two were given two rounds to showcase their skills in an appetizer and entrée round.  Ingredients ranged from Ramen noodles, flaming [...]

#Giving Back

June 1st, 2016

Exeter Job Corps Student Government Association students regularly conduct a “change for change” donation where student’s spare change is collected and donated to local foundations.  This past month, the SGA decided to donate the money to Crossroads of RI, which is a homeless shelter for adults, that helps them get back on their feet and [...]

On May 12th, Exeter Job Corps Career Preparation students volunteered at the Tomaquag Museum.  Staff & students worked together to help clean the landscape, clean windows and paint an entrance ramp.  The staff really appreciated Exeter’s help in preparing the museum for the upcoming summer season.  The museum has also been a Work Based Learning [...]

Taste of North Kingstown Event From land to air to sea, the taste buds soared as over 500 attendees sampled food at the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce Annual Taste of North Kingstown event.  The chamber hosted this event on Thursday, May 12th at the Providence Jet Center in Quonset Point, RI.   This was the first [...]

Job Corps Success Story

April 28th, 2016

Exeter was pleased to welcome aboard new Outreach  & Admissions Counselor Mr. Derek A. LeDoux.  Here is Derek’s story in his own words…… “As an Exeter native and a Job Corps graduate, the atmosphere here is not unfamiliar to me.  About 8 years ago, I separated from this program after attaining both my high school diploma [...]

On Saturday, April 23rd, Exeter Job Corps students & staff participated in an Earth Day event to help their local community. Students worked with a local organization, Ministerial Road Preservation Association to clean up a local scenic road with other members of the extended community. Students were very excited to show their commitment to addressing [...]

Exeter SGA students Cody Dutremble and Kenya Rivera participated in a special Ground Hog Job Shadow event at Senator Jack Reed’s office in RI on February 26th. During this visit they had the opportunity to talk with Senator Reed about their career goals and what they had accomplished at Job Corps. The students felt that [...]

Employer Partnership

March 31st, 2016

• Culinary Arts and Advanced Culinary Arts students and staff attended the annual Boston Food Show on 3/14/16. As a result of this visit two employers are now partnering with EJCA, Morin Catering and Robert Ekkert, USDA food investigator.

Ms. Nellie Gorbea, RI Secretary of State, visited with Exeter female students to celebrate the kick-off of Women’s month. She spoke about her unintentional rise into politics and spoke about how she is the first Hispanic women to be elected to office in Rhode Island. The Exeter students welcomed Secretary Gorbea and we scheduled a [...]