Springdale Job Corps Center

The journey to Springdale Job Corps Center had a few detours for Pharmacy Technician student Maggie Cassidy. As high school graduation approached, Cassidy didn’t know what she wanted to do for a career. She was working full-time, but wasn’t too happy with her situation. Her family suggested joining the military. Reluctantly, Cassidy enlisted, but due [...]

Pharmacy Technician students practice the skills they learn in class on staff “patients.”

Springdale’s CNA students use volunteering to practice skills learned in the classroom.

April was National Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month, which shines a light on sexual assault and how it impacts our communities. Springdale JCC’s Wellness Manager Jessica Anderson wanted students to contribute to the discussion about preventing sexual assault through presentations and activities. “I gave students posters to color and asked for volunteers to create a [...]

As part of their training this year, students Zachary Buckman and Seth Cornett worked at the tree lighting ceremony in downtown Troutdale, Oregon.

Once a year, credit unions throughout the world recognize International Credit Union Day. As part of recognizing the role credit unions play in finances and the economy, Point West Credit Union held a Financial Reality Fair at Springdale Job Corps Center. The Financial Reality Fair provides an opportunity for students to work with a budget, [...]

Every year across the country community colleges and high schools host events to recognize National Manufacturing Day. This day highlights the US manufacturing industry and exposes students to the career pathways available in this industry. The skills that Auto Body Collision and Repair students learn, including welding and painting metal, are skills that can be [...]

Staff and students faced off across a volleyball net to show which side had the skills to win the (temporary) title of Volleyball Champs. Career Services administrative assistant Megan Cruikshank had been coaching students in skills and rules. “We worked together to get the rules down, how to set and spike and bump the ball,” [...]

The newly elected Student Government Association at Springdale Job Corps Center prepares to be the voice of the students!

Center directors from Oregon’s five Job Corps centers met with staff from Governor Kate Brown’s office to discuss the importance of the Job Corps program on the state’s economy.