Miami Job Corps Center

For Michael Matthie, an appetite for success and a passion for the hospitality industry are taking him places. After leaving his home in Jamaica in February of 2010, Matthie came to Florida and enrolled at the Miami Job Corps Center.  Here he aspired as a student of Culinary Arts and attended classes to earn his GED.  [...]

College is on the horizon for twin sisters Kerry Ann and Terry Ann Talbert, as they are the fortunate recipients of scholarships from the Scholarship Assistance Foundation(SAF) affiliated with the Community Blood Centers of Florida(CBCF). Since it started in 1977, SAF has awarded over $5 million in scholarships that have benefitted hundreds of deserving students [...]

With the aim of helping students succeed in a competitive global economy, SkillsUSA brings industry professionals, teachers, students and hundreds of sponsors together to innovatively support student leadership and workforce development. Its mission is focused on guiding young members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA sponsors dynamic technical and leadership contests for [...]

On April 21, MJCC Alumni Elijah Rivers participated in the 1st Annual Humanitarian Honors Youth Power Movement Extravaganza.  The event, which was held at the Agadin Moroccan Restaurant in Adventura, commemorated special guests for making an important difference in the lives of Miami area school children. Founded by distinguished businessman and community activist Henry Petithomme, [...]

On April 20, MJCC participated in the “Music Under the Stars” Charitable Fundraiser . Held at the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Little Havana, the 5th annual event featured a silent auction, music by internationally famed musician Jose Feliciano, culinary samples from local restaurants and an honorary ceremony with local supporters, distinguished [...]

Sony Ericsson Open Tennis Tournament 2012, March 19-April 1. Renowned as one of the largest and most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world, this event brings thousands of visitors from across the globe to Crandon Park Tennis Center in the tropical paradise of Key Biscayne-Florida. And while the world’s top tennis circuit pros were working [...]

Miami Job Corps Culinary Arts students volunteered at the Camillus Center in Downtown Miami on February 2, 2012.  Camillus House is a non-profit that provides shelter, rehabilitation services and food relief to thousands of men, women and children who are poor and homeless. Camillus House has been serving the community since its inception in 1960. [...]

Melissa Sanchez msanchez@elnuevoherald La secretaria del Departamento de Trabajo, Hilda Solís, estuvo en Miami el martes para promover un programa nacional de educación vocacional para jóvenes de bajos ingresos. Solís habló con decenas de estudiantes y empleados del recinto de Job Corps en Miami Gardens, donde se ofrecen programas de cocina, construcción, arquitectura paisajista [...]

Miami Gardens, FL   On Wednesday, March 7, a premier Federal Government Job Training Program partnered with a Keep Miami Gardens Beautiful (KMGB) project for a large scale volunteer effort aimed to enhance the local environment and help beautify the city.  The City of Miami Gardens started KMGB in 2004 to involve local businesses, residents, school [...]

The “Adopt a Shoreline Project” is a collaborative partnership between Miami Job Corps  and the City of Hallandale Beach (CHB).  The City is a pillar in the community for its beach clean-up initiatives.  Miami Job Corps  “Green Team” student volunteers, lead by Independent Living Supervisor Dennis Caffrey, participate in these beach clean-ups,  adopting and beautifying  a segment [...]