Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Silverio Martinez, who completed the Patient Care Technician (PCT) career technical training program at North Texas Job Corps in February 2020 is now employed at CSL Plasma in Dallas, TX as a phlebotomist.  Martinez earned certifications in phlebotomy, and as an EKG Technician and Patient Care Technician.  He is currently makine an annual salary of [...]

Adjust to ‘New Normal’ as center prepares to welcome back students On June 11th Muhlenberg Job Corps Center leadership staff returned to center for the first time since mid-March. All staff are now working at some capacity on center. Senior staff and management were the first to come back to center, guiding staff that were [...]

James David Jackson, a 2018 healthcare graduate of Charleston Job Corps, is now working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) on a neuroscience medical-surgical unit at the Charleston Area Medication Center. Jackson completed the Practical Nursing program at the Garnet Career Center in Charleston after completing his training at Charleston Job Corps as part of [...]

Students are sending the staff at Wind River Job Corps BIG notes of thanks, after nearly every current (off-campus and on-campus) attendee received their lovingly assembled Care Package. It’s really the thought that counts! And WRJC sent LOTS of well wishes. Each package contained snack items – the things we all know they like best [...]

RIVERTON, WY – Instead of telling someone what they “should” have done when they feel down, let them know how much you admire their ability to push forward. Encourage others to envision and pursue goals. Instead of commiserating about a crummy day, help friends visualize a better tomorrow. These are the words of Encouragement, High [...]

Congratulations to Princess for her dedication to Job Corps. The mentorship and dedication she provided was vital to the Job Corps students and staff. Princess embodied hard work, effort, focus, and enthusiasm for mentoring the students. Princess was a valued member of our team and contributed greatly to the students in the academics department.   [...]

William Martin graduated from the North Texas Job Corps on March 18, 2020, was hired by the Rock Solid Masonry Co. in Louisville, KY making $15 per hour.  Martin is in the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local 4 – Indiana and Kentucky Bricklaying apprenticeship program.  William is on track to become a journeyman bricklayer.  [...]

Gardiner finishes Medical Office Support program, earns certifications Katherine Gardiner finished the Muhlenberg Job Corps job training program with a long list of accomplishments, credentials and job skills she needs to launch a career. That’s far different from her life before enrolling in Job Corps, when she was bouncing between fast food jobs. At Muhlenberg, [...]

For many Wind River Job Corps students, who are currently distance learning from home, the demonstrations around the nation are creating an emotional response. But the range of responses are broad – from enthusiastic energy hope for change, to fear and hurt watching videos of violence. Our mental health support staff in their outreach efforts, [...]

Wyoming, where Wind River Job Corps is located, is know for Wind, Wide-open spaces, Wilderness and Weeds, from which the campus is not spared. So one sunny day last week, the office staff were invited to support the work of our maintenance and grounds-keeping team. by pulling weeds. Reward for the effort (in addition to [...]