Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

At any other time, the message that Jacob Downing (Welding) received from his family may have been innocuous. It simply asked him to take a look at the weather, as the internet was out at home. But it wasn’t just any other night. That night, Kentucky would be struck by a powerful storm – one [...]

The Gary Job Corps raised money to help the Hays Food Bank.  We raised $1050 which provided Thanksgiving meals to 33 families in the Hays Community.

The Student Government Association at the Jacksonville Job Corps Center continued their annual tradition of raising money for cancer. The students sold ribbons, hats, and baked goods that were donated by staff members to assist in meeting the student’s goal. Staff members freely donated baked good and provided donations to the cause. The baked sale [...]

Gulfport heart of Giving

December 22nd, 2021

Gulfport Job Corps Center  of Giving! Mr. Kevin Walker, Student Personnel Officer and Ms. Darlene Walls, Center Director donated over 450 carry out trays to the local soup kitchen “Feed My Sheep” program during the Thanksgiving week to help in serving meals on Thanksgiving Day. The trays were welcomed by the staff with  no worries [...]

Mr. Kevin Walker, Student Personnel Officer began his traditional season of giving for Thanksgiving to the Feed My Sheep local soup kitchen.   Mr. Walker donated over 125 lbs. of turkey to the program. Feed My Sheep is a non-judgmental, faith based program dedicated to providing nourishment to the homeless, homebound and needy of the Gulfport [...]

Charleston Job Corps was on hand to work alongside the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades and the Salvation Army, two community partners. On Saturday, December 18th, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades was on hand to man the collection buckets for the Salvation Army. Mr. Jerry Scarbro approached Charleston Job Corps [...]

On December 9, Charleston Job Corps marched in the City of Charleston’s Christmas Parade. With the décor of the Job Corps Bus, the Charleston Job Corps also took part in the Float Contest. The carpentry students contributed to the decorations by sculpting Santa’s face, which included the famed red hat atop the bus. The crowds [...]

The Flint Genesee Job Corps Center is pleased to announce their partnership with the Genesee County Habitat for Humanity, finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) .  The MOU establishes joint processes and procedures that will enable parties to fully integrate the current service delivery systems, assist students achieving agreed upon career tech and academic skills, [...]

The Flint Genesee Job Corps held its quarterly Community Relations Council (CRC) on December 9th in which over sixty attendees participated the virtual meeting.  After updates from the Center Director and Workforce Specialist, Governor Shelton Neely gave updates of city’s events and challenges, offering motivational messages regarding the importance of the community working in partnership with [...]

Two students poems were published in the Courier Newspaper and its website for their writings during the Pandemic.  Both students, Lamar and Jerimiah,  from the Homeland Security trade, wrote about the challenges and being able to overcome them while residing at the Flint Genesee Job Corps!  Great job students  – we are proud of you!