Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center

The Whitney Young Job Corps Center supports the Mayoral Proclamation stating June 11-15 as CNA week to raise awareness for healthcare careers. The Health Care Collaborative Greater Louisville subcommittees have secured Mayoral Proclamations for each of the nationally designated weeks for various healthcare professionals. The proclamation documents will live at the KHCC and will be [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corps CNA students participated in a 7 week nutrition course in partnership with Shelby County Kentucky Extension Cooperatives office – a division of the University of Kentucky. CNA students learn how to read nutrition information on food labels and how to cook healthier meals. Shelby County Kentucky Extension Cooperatives Instructor, Sara [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps culinary graduate, Darryl Jones, likes working at the Crestview Center nursing home as a cook. At 19 years old Darryl had graduated Henry County High School, but wanted more than working at local fast food restaurants. So he teamed up with a Kentucky Youth Program in Henry County that connected Darryl [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Cement grad takes his training to the next level by enrolling in the Cement Advance training program at the Gary Job Corps Center in Texas. He started in April and plans to complete in August and already has two career opportunities in the cement industry. “It feels good to have options,” [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Brick Masonry students joined the Frenchburg Brick Masonry Job Corps students to complete a major concrete wall project at the Frenchburg Job Corps Academy. Giving both brick masonry students outstanding on the job experience as they worked on the project for four days together and completed it by the expected timeline. [...]

Anthony Davis started Whitney Young Job Cops in March of 2017 thanks to his pastor and an acquaintance who suggested he attends Job Corps. Anthony at the time was in his early twenties on his 5th year working in a furniture factory to help support his mother in paying bills making 11.95 an hour in [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corps carpentry and welding students attended the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Union to gain knowledge of the apprenticeship opportunities. Approximately 20 students were eager to hear the men and women in the union discuss a future in carpentry via the apprenticeship program. After having a tour and seeing firsthand what [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corps carpentry and welding students attended the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Union to gain knowledge of the apprenticeship opportunities. Approximately 20 students were eager to hear the men and women in the union discuss a future in carpentry via the apprenticeship program. After having a tour and seeing firsthand what [...]

The Whitney Young Job Corp Center has been visited by several arm forces of the Military over the past week. Starting with the Coast Guard, Marines, Army and United States Air Force each had the opportunity to speak and share career outlook with Whitney Young Job Corps students. Emmanuel Atilano, recruiter with the Coast Guard, [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps alumni are all over the country working in very promising and successful careers. As for former student, LaTasha King, she credits the Whitney Young Job Corps Center for her successes gearing her in the direction of endless opportunities. LaTasha started Whitney Young Job Corps at age 19 after she graduated from [...]