PIVOT Job Corps Center

Student Rubar Kareemi demonstrates how PIVOT Job Corps Center can move careers forward.

Every year Springdale/PIVOT’s contractor, MTC, offers an Innovation and Impact Award to its centers. This award encourages centers to look at areas they want to improve performance in and come up with creative and effective ways to do that. This year, PIVOT’s Site Director, Tyna Moreschi, decided to throw their hat in the ring for [...]

PIVOT Employment Specialist Jessica Corpuel is focused on making sure students are as prepared as they possibly can be for the job market. Between matching them to work-based learning internships that frequently lead to job placements, working with them on their interviewing skills, and having them do informational interviews with people working in careers they’d [...]

PIVOT Job Corps Center welcomed local high school counselors and counselors from youth transition programs around the Portland metro area on Wednesday, October 5th. In addition to the counselors and case workers, attendees included DESI Admission Counselors who were able to talk about the application process for PIVOT and the other Job Corps centers in [...]

Sometimes comic book conventions can provide more than just entertainment.

For the first time in its history, PIVOT Job Corps Center in northwest Portland, Oregon, has opened its doors to male applicants. Traditionally PIVOT has been an all-female center, focusing on providing training to young women in the Portland metro area. Site Director Tyna Moreschi is excited about the changes at PIVOT. “This is such [...]

Students in the Office Administration trade at the PIVOT center visited the Mercy Corps Action Center in downtown Portland on Friday. The public center is one of two in the nation that provides insight to the organizations fight against hunger; the other center is located in New York City. Mercy Corps was just finishing setting [...]

PIVOT Job Corps Participates in Library Reading Initiative Portland, OR Every year the Multnomah County Library in beautiful Northwest Oregon conducts a campaign known as Everybody Reads. The library system chooses one book that they give away free (no return necessary) in the hopes that everyone in the area will read it. They conduct book [...]