Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

On a mission…Student Government Association Coordinator, Ms Fann and Business Community Liaison, Ms. Espada, join forces with 6 student volunteers to commit a random act of kindness in providing community service assistance to our neighbors at “The Overflow Church” today. Uploading pallets of Food to be distributed to needy families tomorrow. When asked by the [...]

Demetrious Patterson, CNA and Shantell Steeds, NA students,   were so excited to be able to participate in the “ribbon cutting” of the “new container” at the EC Grows Community Garden this weekend, on Saturday, June, 18th, 2022. They had the opportunity to also be “asked about Job Corps” by other gardeners participating in the ribbon [...]

Three anointed women of God and Praise, visit our Cleveland Job Corps Center on Sunday, June 12th. Traveling from Milwaukee, Virginia and Florida to participate in a community gathering of the Prophets event here in town. They were very impressed with our Center, but, more so with the students and staffs happy welcoming and embracing [...]

Beautifying the Gardens via Art expressions is our new off center initiative at our very own EC Grows Community Gardens.  Showing the Garden leaders the artistical talent we have on board within our student body,  via pictures, they were impressed.  And quickly a conversation evolved around the idea of having our students with artistical talent, [...]

Mayor Justin M. Bibb wrote: “Please accept this award as recognition of your contributions to the lives of young adults by promoting vocational education and technical training. The lives you have touched through your work with Job Corps and the skilled trades have led to many positive relationships that have guided young adults on the [...]

There are benefits to working somewhere that teaches students crafts – just ask Sabra Shields. Shields, who serves as Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center’s Property Supervisor, needed a shelf. She asked the carpentry instructor if it was possible for the students to build one. “I talked to Steven Rusch, the carpentry instructor on May [...]

It’s starting to look a bit more colorful on the Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center campus. Thanks to a beautification project coordinated by our Project Happiness committee, flowers and trees have been planted all around the campus. “We knew that we needed to do some prettification,” said Jamie Logan, executive assistant to the Center [...]

There is nothing more gratifying, than getting “Down to Earth” bringing forth new life. New growth. To grow flowers to beautify our surroundings. Or grow food to eat.  Today, our very own, Ms. Laureano gathered a group of 3 students, who had the awesome opportunity to get “Down to Earth” at the EC Grows Community [...]

On Wednesday night, during the Social Skills Training, durring closed dorms,  Ms. Espada and Ms. Williams, CD, got caught practicing “random acts of kindness” on behalf of The SPOT. A Youth Empowerment Organization. Who gifted each student a nice  bag of hygiene products. What a pleasure to do this and getting to meet our new [...]