Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center

Sierra Nevada Job Corps awarded “Top 12” Prize by Food Bank Job Corps students, who worked all year long sorting and packing food donations for local people in need, were feted at a lavish  luncheon at the Food Bank of Northern Nevada’s USA Parkway distribution center.  SNJCC placed second out of all the volunteer organizations, [...]

First SNJCC Student inside Tesla (Reno, Nevada). The super-secret Tesla Tiger Project worksite, hidden from view in a valley at the tail end of Electric Avenue, is strictly off-limits to unauthorized visitors or photography. Armed Tesla Security guards, a helicopter, and drones patrol the fenced perimeter. Competition for jobs at the site is fierce, to [...]

Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center (SNJCC) Culinary Arts students placed first in their category for the 5th annual Holiday Gingerbread Festival.  SNJCC’s winning submission featured a winding jellybean road, marshmallow snowmen villagers and edible “stained glass” windows.   The competition was a fun experience for the students and a great outlet for their creativity.  The students’ win appeared in [...]

Recently, Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center held a training for new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers.  When emergencies happen, CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims, and organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site. CERT members can also help with non-emergency projects that help improve the safety [...]

  Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center Painting students and their instructor Lyuda Caselli painted the entire inside of the Sparks Senior Center as part of the Leadership Reno-Sparks 2012′s class leaderhip project.  The leadership class is made up of various Chamber members and is put on annually by the Chamber of Commerce.  Class members come [...]

On Sunday, August 26, 2012, Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center’s Career Technical Training Manager Sheilah Hernandez was recognized at the Reno Aces baseball game for her contribution to the youth of Nevada.  The recognition came during a segment sponsored by United Healthcare held at various games to spotlight people who make a positive impact on [...]

On August 16, Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center (SNJCC) Security students assisted with an exercise on managing an anthrax crisis.  The Biohazard Detection System Full-Scale Exercise allowed emergency responders and agencies to practice their inter-agency coordination when dealing with a dangerous substance in a public area.  Eight SNJCC students acted as customers in the post [...]

Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center (SNJCC) Security students recently had an opportunity to gain real-life work experience in their trade. The students were employed at the Reno Rodeo, a ten-day event and one of northern Nevada’s biggest annual events. The work opportunity was due to a great relationship with security company Martin-Ross Security and Investigations. [...]

Sierra Nevada Job Corps Culinary students recently helped the Northern Nevada Diabetes Association at the organization’s 4th Annual Driving Fore Diabetes Golf Tournament. The tournament was started as a fundraiser to help children with diabetes and create awareness and support around the disease. This was the second year SNJCC prepared all the food for the [...]

  Sierra Nevada Job Corps has had a great long-standing relationship with the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. For years now, the students and staff have helped pack boxes, sort through donated food, helped glean food from industry food shows, and helped distribute boxes of food for needy seniors. These efforts have resulted in hundreds [...]