Pittsburgh Job Corps Center

At Pittsburgh Job Corps for the month of November, Alpha Jalloh won the Center Director’s Award. Alpha is an ELL student who came to the United States from Gambia in 2015. During his time at PJCC, he has served as an active member of Y2Y, Peer Court, and the CSIO Incentive Committee. Alpha acts as [...]

PJCC Gives Back to Veterans

December 11th, 2018

In recognition of Veteran’s Day, over 50 students at the Pittsburgh Job Corps Center wrote thank you letters to the residents of the Southwestern Veterans Association. The recreation department also got involved, holding an art project to make homemade wreathes. A group of student visited the residents, passing out the letters and wreathes while meeting [...]

Toys for Tots

December 11th, 2018

Pittsburgh Job Corps know the importance of giving back to the community, especially around the holiday season. PJCC SGA students recently volunteered their time at a local Toys for Tots store. They spent time unloading trucks and organizing the store for the shoppers. Students worked to fill orders for local churches of toys that will [...]

To end the 2018 Y2Y Week, Pittsburgh Job Corps held a peace walk and picnic. Standing together, students, staff, and members of the local police force posed for a peace sign photograph before beginning the walk around the campus. The walk demonstrated the center’s commitment to the Y2Y mission of standing together against all forms [...]

Meet Jacqueline Jones. Ms. Jones has been working for SMG security at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh as a part of her work-based learning experience. Ms. Jones continually displays the professionalism and work ethic that is necessary to win the Leaders in Memorable Experiences “LIME” award. Ms. Jones has been a [...]

The President of the Pittsburgh Job Corps Center SGA, David Dorsey, attended a Power Breakfast with Mayor Bill Peduto of the City of Pittsburgh. The Breakfast was hosted by the African American Chamber of Commerce. He learned a lot about leadership by witnessing how the Mayor communicates with his constituents and how he delivers his [...]

The Students of the Pittsburgh Job Corps Security and Protective Service program hone their skills with hands on, real life scenarios and skills practice. Handcuffing is a primary credential for these students and learning proper techniques will help them to be professional and stay safe while working in their profession. Well Done!

On Friday, March 9, 2018, a NATP class had the opportunity to visit the Southwestern Veteran’s Center. This NATP class had just spent the last 2 weeks participating in Dementia training with Ms. Cheryl Bach, NATP Clinical Instructor provided by the Alzheimer’s Association. It is a training that provides students with basic knowledge of Dementia [...]

The Heavy Equipment program of the Pittsburgh Job Corps Center has received confirmation of apprenticeship placements for 2018. Throughout a very busy and intensive year of Safety Training , Social Skills Training , and Equipment Skills training, we are near completion. These trainees are now eager to start on a career in construction as Operators [...]

Meet Khayan Boone! Khayan is a Security and Protective Services student who completed his trade while do a work-based learning assigned with SMG security at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. Khayan has been a focused and model student since his arrival at the Pittsburgh Job Corps Center. Upon completion of his trade, [...]