Treasure Island Clean Up West Oakland

TI_cleanup1Treasure Island Job Corps Center Student Government Association (SGA) students wanted to do some spring cleaning around West Oakland, CA.

The SGA chose to focus their efforts on the area because a lot of people are being pushed out of their homes as a result of the […]

New Hampshire LNA Grad Came From Homeless Shelter

NH_phillipcyrNew Hampshire Job Corps Center graduate Phillip Cyr recently completed his Licensed Nursing Assistant program and wanted to share some thoughts on his experience.

“Job Corps has done a lot for me since May of last year. It has taught me a lot of things about myself […]

Grafton Goes to the Dogs (And Cats) with Worcester Animal Rescue League

GR_animalshelterGrafton Job Corps Center students visited the Worcester Animal Rescue League to donate food and spend some quality time with the furry locals.

The students donated 20 pounds each of dog and cat food to help support the 96 dogs and 41 cats held at the […]

Grafton Gets a Dose of VIA Italian Table Hospitality

GR_djenivasilvaGrafton Job Corps Center graduate Djeniva has accepted a position at VIA Italian Table after completing her Culinary Arts internship there.

Djeniva was the first Grafton student to intern with new partner. Executive Chef Bill Brule supervised her internship and made sure that Djeniva got the most she […]

Glenmont Students Drive Up Blood Donations

GL_bloodrive0419Glenmont Job Corps Center’s Medical Administrative Assistant trade partnered with the American Red Cross Association to host a Blood Drive.

The students arranged the event, registered donors and supplied donors with water and food rich in iron. Healthcare students remained with donors for 15 minutes after their […]

New Hampshire Goes Solar

NH_solarNew Hampshire Job Corps Center Construction trades teamed up to go spring green.

The Electrical, Facilities Maintenance and Advanced Manufacturing trades installed solar lighting next to the Center walkways.  Electrical students showed Facility Maintenance students where to dig holes in the ground to build a strong […]

Keystone Student Government Association Sworn in by PA State Representative Tarah Toohil

KS_toohilsga2Pennsylvania State Representative Tarah Toohil hosted the Keystone Job Corps Center Student Government Association (SGA) at the State Capitol for their swearing-in ceremony.

Rep. Toohil led the students to the beautiful Capitol Rotunda to receive their oaths of office. After that, House Speaker Mike Turzai introduced […]

Gary Stacks Up Volunteerism at San Marcos Public Library

GA_libraryFor 20 years, Gary Job Corps Center has assisted with the biannual library book sale for San Marcos Public Library.

This event is sponsored by “Friends of the Library” to raise money for library needs. The students helped sell more than 4,000 used books and 3,000 DVDs […]

Exeter Claims Prize at Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

EX_tasteofriExeter Job Corps Center Advanced Culinary students received the “Best of the Taste of Southern Rhode Island” award from the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce.

The students competed with 42 New England restaurants on October 18, pitting their pastries against the best of the area before an attendance […]

Treasure Island Students Cements His Success

TI_gionnipriceTreasure Island Job Corps Center Cement Masonry student Gionni Price has accomplished many things since he came to the Center.

Within a week in his trade, he obtained his OSHA-10 and OSHA-30 certification and managed to pass his Test of Adult Basic Education on the first try. […]