Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

“Sense of community is a feeling that members have of belonging, a feeling that members matter to one another and to the group, and a shared faith that members’ needs will be met through their commitment to be together.” ― David McMillan. On August 26, 2021, Cleveland Job Corps Center Outreach and Admissions Manager Diava [...]

The Child Development Center, which cares for Job Corps students while they are in training, donated four boxes of diapers to support children in the foster care program through the Ennis Center, located in Flint, Michigan. The program was held at Bethel United Methodist Community Church, which provides summer and after school enrichment programs to [...]

Charleston Job Corps

Take a drive down MacDonough Drive in Vergennes, VT and you’ll surely pass through the Northlands Job Corps Center’s campus. On either side of the road, you’ll see the historical buildings; many of which are brick and trees of various sizes, heights, and species. Tree species throughout the Northlands campus are on par with those [...]

Students from the Flint Genesee Job Corps put their health first, by receiving COVID vaccinations at partner church, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, which is located next door to Center.  Vaccination shots were administered by the Michigan Department of Health.   Staff are proud that students are doing their part in helping stop the spread of COVID, [...]

Five students from the Flint  Genesee Job Corps Center participated in the virtual Community Youth Art Explosion – Building Flint Through Art – sponsored by the New McCree Theatre.  Students submitted a picture of their artwork, along with a 30 second video, explaining what their piece of art meant to them. a video production was [...]

Over 50 attendees participated in the Community Relations Council (CRC) Meeting held on Thursday, June 24th.  After updates of the Centers quarterly events and progress, presenters from GST MI Works, Flint Registry, MI Department of Natural Resources/Parks and Recreation, Michigan Department of Corrections, and Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties gave brief of their [...]

Northlands Job Corps Center ‘s Advanced Welding Instructor Jim Blanchard  and his students created a Memorial Day display. The creation of the Memorial Day display was a collaborative project lead by Jim Blanchard, Advanced Welding Instructor with support from Advanced Welding students. Mr. Blanchard and his Advanced Welding class spent a couple of weeks welding [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center has always maintained a close relationship with our local nursing homes as many of our students participate in Work Based Learning at those facilities. While COVID guidelines have remained in place and made it impossible for our health trade students to work at those facilities our health trade instructors became creative [...]

Five students from Flint Genesee Job Corps took part of the University of Michigan’s MI-Site eye study program offered at Hamilton Health Clinic, located closely to the center.  Students received eye exams at no charge, along with the opportunity to receive eye glasses as well.  Students were also highlighted in the Clinics monthly virtually newsletter [...]