Iroquois Job Corps Center

Steven Rodriguez enrolled at the Iroquois Job Corps Center in early 2014 with a desire to help people after being trained in the medical field. He initially wanted to become a nurse however, once enrolled at Iroquois Job Corps he found that he would do well in a career as a Certified Medical Assistant. This would be the [...]

March 21st, 2013

On February, 26, 2013, the Iroquois Job Corps Center hosted a blood drive on center through the American Red Cross.  Iroquois’ student employees training as Clinical Medical Assistants proudly assisted the Red Cross employees.  More than 30 student employees participated and donated blood.  Shown above in the picture is student employee, Natasha Robinson, and Red [...]

The student employees at the Iroquois Job Corps Center enter the program with goals of obtaining one of the “3 Es” – employment, enlistment or enrollment. For one of our student employees, her goal of obtaining employment came to fruition before she even left. This was the case for student employee, Gettis Garcia. Gettis entered [...]

The Iroquois Job Corps Center was proudly displayed on the entire back page of The Daily News on January 16, 2013. The Daily News showcased Iroquois’ student employee’s in “A Service to the Community”, “A Meeting with Senator Charles Schumer”, “Making Strides Breast Cancer Awareness Walk”, “The C.N.A. Class Preparing for Exam”, a Job Corps [...]

The Iroquois Job Corps brick and carpentry students assisted with the building of the first upstate Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom at the Alexander Central School, Alexander, NY.  Project elements included installation of 1,000 feet of stone pathway, 250 feet of concrete walkways, construction of outbuildings and landscaping.  Along with the site preparation students assisted with the [...]

The Iroquois Job Corps was highlighted in the Batavia Daily News on November 28, 2012.  The article featured recent student community service projects such as the Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom at the Alexander Central School, Alexander, NY, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, and Adopt-A-Family through Orleans/Genesee County Community Action.

The Iroquois Job Corps has entered into an expanded Worked-Based Learning partnership with Medina Memorial Hospital.  Students from the Certified Nursing Assistant program will be assisting with patient care in the Physical Therapy Unit at the hospital.

The Iroquois Job Corps brick and carpentry students have assisted the Alexander, NY Central School in building the first certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom in upstate New York.  Iroquois students assisted with the installation of 1,000 feet of stone pathways, 260 feet of concrete walkway, various landscaping areas using all natural materials.  A description of the project [...]

The Iroquois Job Corps is featured is several local media outlets in their observance of National Job Corps Commencement Day.  The Batavia Daily News, The Niagara Gazette and Medina Journal – Register all featured the celebration activities.  Media link is http://journal-register.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/services/OnLinePrinterhandler.ashx

The Iroquois Job Corps has recently entered into a Worked-Based Learning agreement with Absolut Care of Gasport, NY.  Iroquois students that have been trained as a Certified Nursing Assistant will have the opportunity for extended hands on training in this skilled nursing facility for a 12 week period and the opportunity for future employment.