Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Armand Planter to Serve in AmeriCorps | By:  Jacob Groves Muhlenberg Job Corps student Armand Planter is busy finishing up training here and preparing for the next leg on his journey to success. In February he plans to volunteer for the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community program. Planter will be based in Vinton, Iowa, and will [...]

Charleston Job Corps graduate John Fleming is being featured as the Alumni/Graduate of the Quarter for the month of December, 2019. John Fleming graduated from the Charleston Job Corps Center, operating under Horizons Youth Services, in August, 2015. Fleming completed both the Pharmacy Technician and Dental Assistant trades and obtained certifications in Infection Control and [...]

This year we had fun coordinating multiple activities to provide our students with opportunities to have fun, receive treats, and have a chance at winning prizes. Every department on center was tasked with working in teams to plan a festivity that gifted our students with snacks and a fun time. Another surprise we planned for [...]

At MTC L.A Job Corps, we try to connect students to opportunities that can help them broaden their perspectives on future career paths. So the Business & Community Liaison and Workbase Learning Specialist decided to take a few students to the Wonder Women Tech Convention at the Long Beach Convention Center. This event was filled [...]

MTC Los Angeles Job hosted it’s second Community Relations Council meeting on December 4, 2019. Despite the heavy rains, community members came out and enjoyed good food in good company for all the right reasons. This center’s Business & Community Liaison also believes in recognizing leaders in the community for all the right reasons. This [...]

In November of 2019, MTC Los Angeles Job Corps hosted their first Industry Council meeting, now known as the Workforce Council meeting, where community partners were invited on center as part of the new operator’s efforts for the center. The successful launch meeting was well attended despite the heavy rain & hail that occurred that [...]

Charleston Job Corps students on assignment for Work Based Learning as a part of the career and technical training provided through the Job Corps program. Students are able to gain on the job training and experience through working with community organizations through our Work Based Learning Initiatives. Evonna is  a medical office support trainee.  She [...]

Artia Pittman pictured with the nurse practitioner in Dr. Kahwash’s office also of Kanawha Endocrinology through Thomas Memorial Hospital has been assigned to the work-based site since October 28, 2019. Artia checks in, organizes, and documents the medications on site each day she works.  Additionally, she assists with managing patient files, checking in patients, discharge [...]

Lotus Dodson-Cartier arrived at Red Rock Job Corps Center from Philadelphia in August 2016, and quickly acclimated to her vocation. She already obtained a high school diploma, so she was able to devote her time to Auto Technology. She was a mentor to her classmates, and a role model across Center. She was a serious [...]

Twelve Charleston Job Corps students accompanied by the BCL, Nancy Shepherd volunteer during the annual Foodie Fest fundraising event hosted by the YWCA of Charleston at the Beni Kedem Temple. Though, not your Mother’s Thanksgiving! Charleston’s appetite for fun, featuring the unique fusion of one-of-a-kind culinary creations with traditional comfort foods created by local celebrity [...]