Posts Tagged ‘Community Service’

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 [...]

At any other time, the message that Jacob Downing (Welding) received from his family may have been innocuous. It simply asked him to take a look at the weather, as the internet was out at home. But it wasn’t just any other night. That night, Kentucky would be struck by a powerful storm – one [...]

Talking Leaves Job Corps & CN Career Services Can/Coat Drive As the Holidays and colder weather approach, Talking Leaves Job Corps partnered with Cherokee Nation Career Services to sponsor a Can/Coat Drive for our local community. The cans were all donated to a the CARE Food Pantry and the  coats were donated to Help in [...]

L-r:  Bobby Myers, Javon Dalmast, Christine Sanders, Congressman Colin Allred, Kenneth Stewart, Anthony Smith, and Corey Odum The North Texas Job Corps Student Government Association Outreach Committee members participated in the Hamilton Park 34th annual Juneteenth parade held 6/22 in the Hamilton Park community in Dallas, TX.  Juneteenth is an annual observance that started in Texas [...]

It was a long, rewarding weekend for several Alaska Job Corps Center Security and Protective Services students who dedicated their time and effort to helping Iditarod mushers, participants, supporters and spectators at last weekend’s ceremonial start in Anchorage, as well as the official restart of the famous dog-mushing race in Willow. The student volunteers provided [...]

During the last two weeks, Alaska Job Corps Center students have worked hard to serve their communities by donating their time and diligent efforts by helping homeless and impoverished people in both the Mat-Su Valley and Anchorage. While engaged in these community service activities, student volunteers were focused on the task at hand as they [...]

As part of the United Way of Mat-Su’s “Play 60” event held on July 12 at the Curtis Menard Sports Center, eight talented students from Alaska Job Corps demonstrated important aspects of Alaska Native culture to more than 100 children and even to two Seattle Seahawks football stars. The “Play 60” event is held each [...]

More than 50 students from the Alaska Job Corps Center walked the talk against violence in Alaska at the Choose Respect March held in Wasilla on Thursday, March 23. During the march, the students led with a “Choose Respect” banner and carried multiple posters proclaiming everything from “You are loved” to “Choose love” and “Stop [...]

Nearly 300 community members attended the Guthrie Chamber Banquet on Thursday, January 19, 2017.

Saturday 8/13/16 RA Kareece Thompson took students Johnnie Vining, Justin Cornelius, Roberto Yong, and Evan Nabors all helped volunteer to oversee a 5k marathon to support the Young Futures Homeless Shelter​ in Ogden. The duties that they engaged in were keeping runners safe along their route, encouraging runners along their run, and handing water to [...]