The Iroquois Job Corps brick and carpentry students assisted with the building of the first upstate Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom at the Alexander Central School, Alexander, NY. Project elements included installation of 1,000 feet of stone pathway, 250 feet of concrete walkways, construction of outbuildings and landscaping. Along with the site preparation students assisted with the [...]
The Iroquois Job Corps was highlighted in the Batavia Daily News on November 28, 2012. The article featured recent student community service projects such as the Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom at the Alexander Central School, Alexander, NY, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, and Adopt-A-Family through Orleans/Genesee County Community Action.
The Iroquois Job Corps has entered into an expanded Worked-Based Learning partnership with Medina Memorial Hospital. Students from the Certified Nursing Assistant program will be assisting with patient care in the Physical Therapy Unit at the hospital.
The Iroquois Job Corps brick and carpentry students have assisted the Alexander, NY Central School in building the first certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom in upstate New York. Iroquois students assisted with the installation of 1,000 feet of stone pathways, 260 feet of concrete walkway, various landscaping areas using all natural materials. A description of the project [...]
The Iroquois Job Corps is featured is several local media outlets in their observance of National Job Corps Commencement Day. The Batavia Daily News, The Niagara Gazette and Medina Journal – Register all featured the celebration activities. Media link is http://journal-register.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/services/OnLinePrinterhandler.ashx
The Iroquois Job Corps has recently entered into a Worked-Based Learning agreement with Absolut Care of Gasport, NY. Iroquois students that have been trained as a Certified Nursing Assistant will have the opportunity for extended hands on training in this skilled nursing facility for a 12 week period and the opportunity for future employment.
The Iroquois Job Corps staff and students participated in Global Youth Service Day by volunteering at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge and their “Spring Into Nature” event. This annual event where visitors are able to view an eagle’s nest with eggs, and participate in many other nature activities. Students and staff of the Iroquois Job Corps center [...]
The Genesee County Nursing Home located in Batavia, NY continues to be a valuable asset to the healthcare students at the Iroquois Job Corps. Genesee County Nursing Home is a Worked Based Learning site where students gain valuable hands-on training. Over 15 Iroquois Job Corps Certified Nursing Assistants have gone on to become full time [...]
The Iroquois Job Corps was highlighted in The Daily News in the Wednesday, December 7, 2011 edition. The Iroquois Job Corps appeared in the SCHOOLS section with the entire back page devoted to their involvement in the community with food pantry deliveries, participating in the Medina Parade of Lights, a student success story, healthcare advancements, [...]
The Iroquois Job Corps students and staff have adopted a family for the holidays. The Adopt-A-Family program is through Community Action in Albion, NY. Students assisted in choosing the items and helped wrap the various presents. This year the family consisted of 3 boys ages 4 to 8, plus their parents. Community Action provides a [...]