Jacksonville Job Corps Center

Every year on April 22nd Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement that began in 1970. April 22nd is the annual event to highlight the importance of clean air, water and land that was first observed 51 years ago. Every year a different theme is celebrated, this year’s theme [...]

In a call to action to allay concerns and answer questions relating to vaccine hesitancy and COVID19, the Jacksonville Job Corps Center hosted Dr. Kim Barbell-Johnson during their monthly In-service day. Dr. Johnson is a family Medicine Specialist here in Jacksonville, Florida and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. During the [...]

Black History Month, which is celebrated each year during February, is a chance for Americans to learn details of our nations history, unfortunately, are far too often neglected and pushed to the wayside. As the saying goes, black history is American history–and it’s a varied and rich history. The Student Government Association, led by President [...]

JJC Gives Back To Community

April 8th, 2020

The Gate River Run was first held in 1978, it was formally known as the Jacksonville River Run. The race is an annual 15K road running event held in the River City. It is one of the premiere running events in America. This year was the 42nd anniversary fir the event. The Jacksonville Job Corps [...]

Jacksonville Job Corps student leaders and three staff members visited the Florida State Capitol in March 2020. Senate Leader Audrey Gibson invited the students for a tour at the capital to assist in understanding state government. In order to be selected for the field trip students were asked to write an essay about state government. [...]

JJC Elects NEW SGA Board

April 3rd, 2019

Jacksonville, Florida The Student body at the Jacksonville Job Corps Center elected new leadership for the 2019 bi-annum. The students campaigned and shared their vision to make the Jacksonville Job Corps Center better. Offices decided were: President, Vice President, Secretary, Chief Justice, Activities Coordinator, Male Dirm President and Female Dorm President. Quad Leaders and Assistance [...]

Jacksonville, Florida The Jacksonville Job Corps Center impacted over 150 pre-schoolers during the “Read To Lead-Reading Across America” Campaign. The students visited several Learning Academies to provide amazing storytelling with vivid imaginations. It was amazing to see the intereaction between the story tellers as they captured the attention of thier young listeners. The audiences included [...]

Jacksonmville, Fla. On March 28th the Bamberg Student Government Officers visited the Jacksonville Job Corps center. Bamberg is the sister center to the Jacksonville Job Corps per contractor. Both goverment recently elected shared goals for ther invidua administrations, participated in a center tour and exchanged ideas over lunch. The Bamberg officers were accompained by their [...]

On March 29 the Jacksonville Job Corps Center celebrated their 5th annual Women’s History Month Luncheon. The event took place on March 29, 2019 at the Jacksonville Job Corps Center. This year’s theme was “Empowering Women Through Visionary Leadership”. A panel of guest which included Ms. Kortney Wesley- Regional Director for Congressman Al Lawson and [...]

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 [...]