The Milwaukee Job Corps Center’s soccer team is a kaleidoscope of cultures and ethnicities. From Burma to Thailand, Mexico to Puerto Rico, Tanzania and the good old United States they range in all shapes, sizes and colors. This team truly epitomizes the Career Success Standard of Multicultural Awareness! They have overcome the challenges of communication to [...]
On September 24th, thirty-three staff and fifty-two students from the Milwaukee Job Corps Center began a center-wide health initiative to lose weight. The center’s focus is on healthy eating and active lifestyles; while educating the students about the ways good health leads to sustained employability. The Wellness staff has coordinated a competition along the lines [...]
The CRIM Race – held in Flint, Michigan drew over 15,000 runners from throughout the United States and other countries this year. Among the volunteers for the exciting event were students of the Flint Genesee Job Corps Center. In preparation of the event, students unwrapped and sorted the medals for the 1, 5, 8, and 10 [...]
Center staff and student representatives, along with various organizations in the community, were aired on Fox66 News during the kickoff for the Fall Fitness 4 Challenge, sponsored by Health Plus, Greater Flint Health Coalition, and Commit to Fit!. During the kick-off, organizational representatives participated in various healthy competitions, such as short relays, fitness balls, strategic [...]
Carl D. Perkins Student Amber Jones Gets More Out of the Job Corps Program Than Just Job Training Amber Jones a 20 year old student, from Miami FL, enrolled in the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps program on 10/24/11 to embark on a new chapter in her life. Amber states the reason she came [...]
Gayle Owens, Community Outreach Coordinator for Little Rock Parks and Recreation, telephoned. I would know her lovable, Southern drawl anywhere. I also knew that she usually called about community business and when she had big jobs, she called us first. Little Rock Job Corps has the metal Gayle likes. Usually, we come enforce, well organized [...]
Home Builders Institute Carpentry program students at Loring Job Corps have been busy with multitude of Community Service Projects. Most recently, in the first week of June the Caribou Chamber of Commerce requested raised garden boxes to be built and filled with soil to grow vegetables. The Chamber is encouraging our youths to become more [...]
The event was a fundraiser for student government association at Springdale, and students and staff alike were encouraged to purchase tickets for $1 to vote on their favorite. Each student was issued one free ticket for voting.
Students and staff eagerly await the results to be tallied, as the judges input as well as the students votes will be compiled and announced on Monday, April 30th at the weekly meeting for all staff and students at Springdale.
Despite the competition, all students and staff had a blast – and it showed. Between the sparkles, the smiles, the makeup, and shockingly, a little bit of Copacabana, the contestants showed the crowd they had what it takes to go that extra mile.
“If you want a healthy life, then eat right, starting today!” This is a statement that Darius King, Schenck Student Government Association (SGA) representative, has continuously emphasized throughout the last six weeks. Over these last six weeks, the SGA collaborated with the Wellness Department at Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) to promote a [...]
The Little Rock Job Corps Center participated in “Keep Little Rock Beautiful” city cleanup for the second straight year. The Center students and staff cleaned the street in front of its current location, Scott Hamilton Drive. They also cleaned a local park (Wakefield Park) in cooperation with the Department of Housing & Neighborhood Programs and [...]