Jacksonville Job Corps Center

A Dream Come True

July 3rd, 2018

(JACKSONVILLE, Florida) Mr. Jonathan Tucker is a 20 year six foot student hailed from Greenville, N. Carolina. Jonathan attended Mallard Creek High School and later enrolled at Central Piedmont Community College located in Charlotte, North Carolina on a basketball scholarship. Jonathan was headed to a world of basketball but lost his college scholarship and was [...]

Local Caribbean Organization Supports Job Corps Student The Jacksonville job Corps Center partnered with the local Caribbean Connection organization to initiate a Caribbean Club on Center. Students who are from the Caribbean Islands such as Puerto Rico, Saint Martin, Antigua, Barbuda, Haiti, Jamaica, Dominican Republic etc. meet on a monthly basis to discuss issues going [...]

Attorney Speaks Out On Distracted Driving Attorney Wayne Hogan visited the Jacksonville Job Corps Center for the second time with a message about “Distracted Driving”. With over 250 students and staff at the Jacksonville Job Corps Center intently listening to the dangers of distracted driving Attorney Hogan began his person story of why this is [...]

Jacksonville Job Corps Center Hosted Yearend Joint Community Council Meeting The Jacksonville Job Corps Center held its annual Yearend Joint Community Council Meeting on December 12, 2017 at the Jacksonville Job Corps Center. The center has 3 community councils that meet year round to address the needs of the center and the students. The Community [...]

Y2Y 3rd Annual Kick-Off September 20, 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (JACKSONVILLE, Florida) The Jacksonville Job Corps Center kicked off the nationwide Youth2Youth initiative on Monday, September 18, 2017. The student lead initiative was developed to comeback youth violence, bully and abuse. Job Corps centers around the country continue to bring attention to youth and [...]

Students and Instructor from the Jacksonville job Corps Medical Assisting class had an amazing opportunity to tour the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.  The clinic is one of three in the nation and is considered to be one of the premier hospitals in the country.  The clinic opened in April 2008, the hospital combines the best high [...]

The Jacksonville Job Corps Center was honored to welcome and hosted Congressman Al Lawson, Mrs. Delores Lawson, Former State Senator Tony Hill, Ms. Margaret Franklin (Legislative Director), Mr. Robert Peters, Ms. Kortney Wesley (District Director), Mr. J. Kight (HR Manager-UPS) and Ms. Erica Mizel (UPS) to the Jacksonville Job Corps Center. The Congressional team toured [...]

The Jacksonville Job Corps Center celebrated it’s Spring Graduation on Friday August 24th, 2027 at the Hicks Auditorium at the Downtown Library.  Councilman Reginald Brown was the graduation speaker, he brought a message of inspiration and vision to the graduates.  The graduation theme was “Dream Big” and never give up.  He encouraged the graduates to  never [...]

Cheers: Congrats to Jacksonville Job Corps grads Congratulations to the latest graduates of the Jacksonville Job Corps, which continues to tirelessly provide area young adults with training and workforce skills.  Recently, 86 Job Corps students completed the program, many of whom took part in a summer graduation ceremony held at the downtown Main Library.  In [...]

Feeding NE Florida works to feed children, seniors, veterans and families that struggle with hunger by connecting millions of pounds of rescued food to a network of over 180 social service agencies.  Working with major grocer partners and with the help of volunteers and monetary donations they are making headway in their core strategy.  Students from the [...]