Treasure Island Job Corps

Dear Graduates, Congratulations on your graduations from the Treasure Island Job Corps Center and to all of the families, teachers and community leaders who have made this day possible. You should be proud of the hard work and dedication you have shown to complete this course of study. Whether you are embarking on the next [...]


September 1st, 2016

It goes without saying that our staff have a very crucial job to train, retain and education our students. Treasure Island Job Corps has seen thousands of students come through our center, but for every student that shows up wanting to gain a trade or further their education, we plan to serve each individual until [...]

Finding simple solutions to reducing food waste can be the best. The Center decided to eliminate the use of trays in an effort to reduce food waste. When students have a tray to fill with food, they’ll do just that. And more often than not, students realize their eyes are bigger than their stomach and [...]

MAB Olympics

August 2nd, 2016

Managing Aggressive Behavior also know as MAB! MAB was all that was being talked about here at Treasure Island for the past week. Nearly 90 staff members were trained in Managing Aggressive Behavior thanks to four wonderful MAB trainers; which included our very own Recreation Manager Geneva Morgan and Dorm Shift Manager Theo Foreman, as [...]

Treasure Island Job Corps was honored to have the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Portia Wu on center. During her visit, Assistant Secretary Wu toured our culinary department and enjoyed a brick-oven pizza lunch on our Michelle Obama Green Acre Urban Farm. Ms. Wu spoke with culinary students about the program, their [...]

Carpentry Instructors Juan Roman and Carlos White worked with students on a Carpentry Mock up project. Through direct instructions, demonstration and hands-on training, students were given the opportunity to apply the skills they learned and built a false deck in the Carpentry yard. “The structure in the yard is a false deck work for a [...]

New Students this Week at Treasure Island Job Corps! Every week new students come to our center with aspirations to learn a trade, earn a diploma, make new friends, whatever the case may be Treasure Island Job Corps Center welcomes you Marcus Binion, Justin Gilreath, Robert Henke III, Walter Jones and Derrecka Pierson!

June 21st, 2016

On Wednesday June 8, 2016 the SGA hosted a Student vs. Staff Lip Sync Battle in the movie room. Trainees were invited to participate in performing their favorite songs while battling it out against the staff. Tamia Robinson kicked off the night with a high energy performance to a song by artist, “Special K”. Counselor [...]

Internships and Networking

June 14th, 2016

The week of May 20th, the Treasure Trove ran an article about a successful Office Administration student who has a bright future ahead of him. In the past article the student spoke about the work he was doing as an Intern at Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA), the importance of networking, and his future endeavors. [...]

Work based Learning students, Aquila Woods, Brent Arnold & Karina Rodriguez have been working diligently repairing and repainting  walls at Sweet Inspiration in San Francisco’s Castro District. The project started on Monday, May 23rd with all three students showing up early and ready to work! By Wednesday morning, Café Manager McKenna, emailed our WBL Supervisor [...]