Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center

Whitney Young Job Corps health career training student, Jaewon Smoot, completes two technical trades Clinical Medical Assistant and Certified Nurse Assistant. Mr. Smoot has also earn his Patient Care Technician (PCT) which the health industry is seeking to work in hospitals. Mr. Smoot receives a White Medical coat and medical supplies for completing and obtaining [...]

The Clinical Medical Assistant students gained valuable experience as they hosted a successful health fair for staff and students. Over 50 people, even guests from the CRC meeting, stopped by to have their vitals checked such as blood pressure, Cholesterol, BMI and more. Giving the 20 plus students a great opportunity to coordinate, plan, execute [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Building Construction Technology grad receives various credentials and employment opportunity to show his worth. Billy Bryant, 22, from Williamsburg, KY needed to make a change in his life and gain stability. At 17, he began staying with friends and worked various fast food jobs not really preparing for a future. As [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps welding graduate Jacques Jones is excited to be a member of the Iron Workers Union Local 397 in Tampa, FL. Before coming to Job Corps, he worked at Rooms to Go a furniture warehouse. After talking with his stepdad he decided to look into job corps to pursue welding and join [...]

Y2Y (Youth to Youth) Ambassadors from the Whitney Young Job Corps Center operated by Horizon Youth Services headed to Frankfort, KY to meet with Senator Whitney Westerfield. The Y2Y student ambassadors lobbied for an anti-bullying bill name Alex Law. Senator Westerfield was very supportive and stated that the passage of the bill will take time [...]

Whitney Young SGA visits Capitol

February 11th, 2019

Whitney Young Job Corps Center operated by Horizons Youth Services participated in the national Job Shadowing program. SGA – Student Gov’t Association students met with Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton and State Senator Paul Hornback. Students asked great questions and both elected official stated what their roles and responsibilities are and how a typical work day [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Operated by Horizon Youth Service held a Women in Construction training session on Thursday, January 10. Hope Harp, Career Connection Specialist / Instructor with Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters was the guest speaker to discuss “Women in the Construction”. Currently four young ladies are studying to begin a career that is [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps construction students received a special safety training course offered by 3M – Minnesota, Mining and Manufacturing. Approximately 60 students were trained on how to use various safety equipment and how to carry tools in the air using a special bag that can hold over 200 pounds. How to use your body [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps operated by Horizon Youth Services is excited to see Pharmacy tech grad, Casey Speck, jump start his career by enrolling for advance training. Casey, 21 years of age is a solid student who began on April 30, 2018 and has been accepted to TCU/ IAMAW Transportation Communication Union International Association Machinist [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps operated by Horizon Youth Services is proud to be partners with the American Red Cross to help save lives. On January 22, over 56 students registered to participate in the quarterly blood drive. For some students it was their second time giving while at Whitney Young Job Corps and for some [...]