Jacksonville Job Corps Center

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 [...]

The  Jacksonville Job Corps Center congratulates the following student employees on successfully completing the U.S. EPA Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Certifications.: Mr. Jarkievious Smith, Mr. Akiem Gooden, Mr. Bradley Hatcher and Mr. Alton Williams.  These students received  certifications in the following areas: EPA Lead Mold Oil Spill Disaster Site Worker 6 FEMA Certifications [...]

Students from the Jacksonville Job Corps Center provided over 460 community service hours within the last two weeks to Feeding NE Florida.  This agency is the newest effort to establish food security across 17 counties in Northeast Florida.  With an estimated 323,000 people in the region depending on area food pantries and charitable organizations for food [...]

Two years ago Ibrahim Nyei graduated from the Jacksonville Job Corps Center.  Ibrahim is originally from Sierra Leone and came to the United States with his parents for a better life.  He struggled in public school and later decided to attend the Jacksonville Job Corps Center where excelled.  After completing his electrical trade Ibrahim was [...]

Students and staff from the Jacksonville Job Corps Center honored  Dr. Martin Luther King by participating in the  annual MLK Parade.  The parade began at EverField with over 350 parade participants.  Cars, trucks, motorcycles and hundreds of walkers  lined up to join in the celebration of Dr. King.  The parade was 2 miles long and lasted [...]

Think Pink Students in the Certified Nursing Assistance Class at the Jacksonville Job Corps Center made beautiful sidewalk art in celebration of Breast Cancer Month. The students made multiple art drawing on sidewalks all over the center.  The class is also participating in a center wide breast cancer contest which will include talent show, dress down day [...]