Flint/Genesee Job Corps Center

Flint Genesee Job Corps  students and staff recognized International Peace Day with a celebration and unity march through downtown Flint during lunch hour.    Over 300 walkers with non-violent signs and posters beginning  at the University of Michigan, passed Farmers Market to the downtown area, ending at the Main Public Library.  Although the very warm [...]

Flint Genesee Job Corps  recognized International Peace Day with a celebration and unity march through downtown Flint during lunch hour along with various partners to include the  University of Michigan, WOW Outreach, Genesee County Committee for Community Peace, Genesee Health System, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Chinmaya Mission-Flint,  and others.  Over 300 walkers with non-violent [...]

Richard Rauscher  started at Flint Genesee Job Corps Center on 5-1-12.  He started the brick trade on 7-30-12 and completed on 6-14-13.  After completing, he took a 2nd trade.  He started Carpentry on 6-24-13 and completed on 3-24-14.  He separated from Flint Genesee Job Corps Center and joined the Carpenters Union in Cleveland, Ohio.  He [...]

 Austin Green started at the Flint Genesee Job Corps Center on 6-29-15.  He received his high school diploma in October 2015.    He will complete the carpentry trade in May of 2016.  His plan was to enlist in the military from day one and that is what he is doing.  He goes to boot camp in July [...]

Students at the Flint Genesee Job Corps Center have been assisting the communuty during the water crisis by giving out water every Wednesday, labeling water testers, and distrbuting water filters.   Students have assisted the Red Cross, GCAARD, and various churches with different tasks to include food giveaways.  Each week the security trade class and another trade [...]

Student ambassadors in the Youth2Youth initiative received nonviolence skills training from the Meta Peace Team (MPT).  The MPT trains in creative, nonviolent conflict intervention and teams are deployed at home and abroad to regions of conflict to reduce violence.  MPT has worked in solidarity with the people of Iraq, Haiti, Bosnia, Mexico, Gaza, and native [...]

 Flint Genesee Job Corps students in the Career Readiness Class toured  TDM International as well as the General Motors Truck Plant on October 2nd, as part of the National Manufacturing Day Student Talent Tour, offered by the Flint Genesee Chamber of Commerce.   Students were able to speak with supervisors about their responsibilities as well as [...]

Eight Flint Genesee Job Corps students were invited to participate in the Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce Careers Edge Program.  The Careers Edge Program is a four day workshop in which applicants learn from Chamber’s staff  about the importance of corrct resume format, cover letters, first impressions, interview techniques, being prompt, customer service, and more.   [...]

Gregory McQueen Jr. will be representing the Flint Genesee Job Corps Center and the State of Michigan in the 2015 Region Masonry Skills Challenge as a first year apprentice. Only the best are asked to participate in this contest. The winner goes on to Las Vegas to compete for the National title. Gregory’s instructor supports him whole heartly for [...]

Flint Genesee Job Corps students assisted at the 32nd Annual Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Dinner held at Foss Avenue Baptist Church in which over 300 elderly citizens attended.   Various leaders in the community to include State Representative Woodrow Stanley,  who gave presentations and served food. Students assisted as well,  by preparing trays, serving drinks  and desserts.  The event [...]