In honor of Global Youth Service Day, the students and staff of the Gerald R. Ford Job Corps Center all joined together for the morning of April 26th and volunteered at local non-profit e-recycling organization Comprenew. Comprewnew is a free community electronics recycling organization that works to keep e-waste out of landfills. All 200 students [...]
Students at Old Dominion deserve recognition for working in the cold to recycle cardboard boxes on Center.
Daniel Oakes, a former Woodstock Security student, is now traveling all over fighting fires. Daniel first came to Woodstock from Virginia on December 1, 2009. He completed his Security trade and in October 2011 transferred to the Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in North Carolina where he competed the Advanced Wildland Firefighting trade and [...]
Four new homes are coming up in the city of Flint with the assistance of students in the painting, masonry, and carpentry hard trade training programs, working alongside the Habitat for Humanity. The new homes, which are high energy efficient, will be rated for levels of efficiency, before the new owners move in the cost effective homes for those [...]
Margie Shay, Alaska Job Corps Food Service Supervisor from Lazy Mountain, joined other Job Corps chefs from across the country in the nation’s capital food competition. The chefs were part of the second annual “Job Corps’ Top Chefs: Creating Healthy and Nutritious Food Services” summit held in Washington, DC, on Sept 13-15. The [...]
Jonathan Austin is a 20 year old Electrical student at the Alaska Job Corps Center. He has been enrolled for 60 days and is nearly full-time in the trade. He hails from Anchorage, where he attended Bartlett High School. His hobbies are reading, writing, exercising, and video games. Jonathan would like to become an electrician, [...]
The Curlew Job Corps recently completed a first phase Xerioscaping at the Tonasket Ranger District off, in Tonasket, Washington. The Curlew Job Corps Facilities Maintenance crew, instructed by James Moore, put finishing touches on the new Tonasket Ranger Station sign using rocks provided by a local landowner. This effort is part of a larger project [...]
Joliet Job Corps partners with community agencies to host eco-friendly festival.
In recognition of Global Youth Service Day, Woodstock’s Landscape students took part in a project at the Dancel Family Center Y in Ellicott City. The project, coordinated by Mrs. Bush, BCL, began on Friday, April 15, 2011 and continued throughout the week of April 18. Students prepared a plot at the Y’s front entrance for [...]