JOB CORPS NEWS

NEWS, STORIES AND UPDATES FROM JOB CORPS CENTERS NATIONWIDE

Job Corps Alumni Gives Back

Sandra Reed an Alumni of the St. Louis Job Corps Center, began as a student, then became an Employee which after three (3) years as an Employee, I was named "Employee of the Year" where she won an all-expense paid trip to the Bahamas!! Ms. Reed worked for the St....

Ramey Job Corps Success Story: Kevin Ramos

Kevin Ramos Ramey Job Corps | Advanced Solar PV | 2022 Kevin entered Job Corps at the age of 21 where he attended the Advanced Solar Panel Workshop. He learned about the program through his friends. In just one year he finished his workshop and thanks to the Ramey Job...

Security Trade Exemplifies Community Service

The Iron Gate Food Pantry serves many of Tulsa, Oklahoma's less fortunate.  Last year they served 100 families and this Thanksgiving the families doubled, not to worry, security trade to the rescue.  Because of their volunteers' hours of three hours over 200 families...

The Tulsa State Fair

Tulsa State Fair is both exciting and rewarding, trainees were able to gain some skills in the kitchen, make a little money, and have fun at the fair.   Trainees also represented Tulsa Job Corps by sporting the polo along with the State Fair badge alongside....

Culinary Dabbling In Construction

The Culinary class at New Hampshire Job Corps (NHJC) has been busy preparing and constructing ginger bread houses for the annual ginger bread house making competition. Students gathered their supplies, baked the gingerbread and made the icing. Culinary Chef Zingales...

Ramey Job Corps Provides Community Service

Our students stand out for their volunteer service to the community. Recently they were conditioning and painting the Old Municipal Cemetery of the town of Isabela, Puerto Rico. Creating social responsibility for our youth is part of our mission.          

A Beautiful Day For Outreach

Recently, Mr. Alejandro Santiago and Ms. Danielle Spradley with Congresswoman Cori Bush's District Office Outreach Team visited the St. Louis Job Corps Center's Open House.  Congresswoman Bush represents Missouri's 1st Congressional District and the St. Louis Center...

Support From State Senators

  Recently, state Senators Doug Beck and Angela Mosley visited the St. Louis Job Corps Center and had a little fun meeting with students and spending some time in the welding booth!  Senator Beck had a slight advantage as he spent 34 years as a union pipefitter. ...

Swinging Clubs and Hammers

In October the Construction Career Development Initiative (CCDI) hosted its annual golf tournament.  The proceeds of the tournament provide a variety of resources, tools and scholarships for CCDI students.  In 2020 the St. Louis Job Corps Center began to partner with...

Striving to be a CNA

Mike McGillis has absolutely earned the respect he is receiving from the staff at the St. Louis Job Corps Center and the Bethesda Meadow long-term care facility.  He first came to the St. Louis Center in 2015 with the intent of acquiring his high school diploma; he...

Disney Presents at Pinellas County Job Corps

As part of National Apprenticeship week, two recruiters from The Walt Disney Company took time to meet virtually with students and staff at Pinellas County Job Corps. As a global company, they emphasized the tremendous opportunities for career development in a wide...

St. Louis MOSAIC

The St. Louis Job Corps Center is working to become part of the MOSAIC Project through the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and World Trade Center of St. Louis.  Center Director Tim Chambers believes it is essential to better connect with members of our...

It paid off to participate….

Kennedy and Antoine were the happy recipients of gift certificates. Courtesy of Tanisha Taylor, CEO of Life Coach agency. Both students filled out a questionnaire during our Open House/Job Fair, for "Life Solutions 4 U Program", and won. Congratulations to both.