Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Oh Baby I love Nursing!

September 18th, 2018

Braydon Russell held a SIMS baby at the University of Massachusetts School of Nursing. The Westover C.N.A. trade is now in a partnership with this top nursing program.

Ira Williams, from Rockville, CT completed the Brick Masonry trade at Westover and played for our champion basketball team. He then enlisted in the Marines. Ira, we’re so proud of you!

CJCC Supports the YWCA’s Annual Girls Night Out Gala 2018, Angela Rackley and Nancy Shepherd pictured with Jennifer Pharr who is currently running For Council at Large for the City of Charleston The Charleston Job Corps Center operating under Horizons Youth Services attended the Girls Night Out Gala, August 25, 2018 at the Charleston Civic [...]

Springdale Job Corps Center was given the opportunity to share information on the TV program Community Hotline. Center Director Naomi Ulsted and Automotive Collision Repair & Refinish student Carlos Bibian were tasked with providing viewers all that Springdale and Job Corps has to offer young people. Community Hotline has been airing in the Portland Metro [...]

On September 5, Whitney Young Job Corps hosted the Food Literacy Project at Oxmoor Farm to park their edible, mobile learning garden – the Louisville Truck Farm on campus. Giving the Whitney Young Job Corps culinary students the opportunity to pick by hand fresh from the vine herbs and spices to cook with and notice [...]

Timmy Khanthavong Graduation Year: 2018 Trade: Protective Services What did the graduate do before Job Corps?  What led him/her to the program? I was in high school when I heard about Job Corps, I think I was 16. My grades started to slip so that’s when my parents thought it’d be a good place for [...]

Phoenix Job Corps Cement Mason Instructor Richard Cedillo and Phoenix Job Corps Graduate Isidro Tapia In less than a year after graduating from Phoenix Job Corps, Isidro Tapia, 24, is enjoying success as a Concrete Finisher. “I got a whole new resume and I got to put myself out there,” says Tapia, who’s making $20 [...]

Whiney Young Pharmacy tech student, Mollie Hayes, took action that will propel her for a promising future. After graduating from high school in Grayson County, Kentucky Hayes was not really doing anything positive or making good choices. But after a friend told Hayes about the great opportunities at Job Corps he had received, she looked [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps students participated in a blood drive on August 7th to help save lives. The American Read Cross and Whitney Young Job Corps partnered to coordinate a blood drive in which the health trade students were able to not only give blood, but also help with the intake process. John Davis, Account [...]

My father wanted me to go into the military. I felt the military wasn’t the right fit for me because I was a military kid and knew what it was like. So I decided to go to Job Corps. I entered Office and Administration trade at Potomac Job Corps Center and finished. After the completion [...]