St. Louis Shores Up Eastside Heart and Home

SL_homeTwenty St. Louis Job Corps Center Construction students partnered with Eastside Heart and Home to construct a 1,860 square-foot house for low income families.

Students have worked on the project from the ground up. Bricklayer students assisted with blocking off the foundation, while Carpentry students managed […]

St. Louis Construction Trades Give Roof Seal of Approval

SL_roof2St. Louis Job Corps Center Painting, Cement and Carpentry trades formed a partnerships to complete a special waterproofing project on campus.

The winters in St. Louis, MO are filled with heavy snow and rain. This project allowed each trade to work together to paint and seal leaks […]

St. Louis Partners with Square Up Builders

SL_squareupSt. Louis Job Corps Center partnered with minority-owned Square UP Builders to establish a direct referral program.

Donehsa Rodgers is first participant in the new program, which will allow her to join Square UP as a first-term apprentice in their Drywall and Taping division.

“Over the next […]

St. Louis Paints Brighter Future for Women at All Among Us Shelter

SL_allamongus SL_allamongus2St. Louis Job Corps Center Painting students brightened prospects for the All Among Us women’s shelter in Ferguson, MO.

Students stained and vanished doors for the shelter, which provides transitional housing and assists with finding […]

St. Louis Student Meets Missouri Governor Michael Parson

SL_catrinagovSt. Louis Job Corps Center student Catrina Sumpter discovered a special guest waiting for her at the door to the Best in the Midwest Talent for Tomorrow Foundation, Missouri Governor Michael Parson.

Catrina shared her excitement about completing her Pharmacy Tech program and her plans to continue […]

St. Louis Receives Telegraph Recognition

SL_telegraphpainting Photo Credit: The Telegraph.

St. Louis Job Corps Center’s Construction Instructors are helping the Center plaster its name across a variety of media platforms.

The St. Louis Telegraph published a piece on Painting students’ work on the Gordon F. Moore Community Park concession-restroom building, highlighting the […]

St. Louis Teams Up With East Side Heart and Home Family Center

SL_eastsideSt. Louis Job Corps Center’s stellar Painting crew was at it again, perfecting their skills with a project for low income families.

The students teamed up with East Side Heart and Home Family Center, a program that constructs quality affordable homes and provides home ownership education. […]

St. Louis Cleans Up City with Mayor

SL_cleansweepSt. Louis Job Corps Center continues to build a strong foundation with St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson.

Eighteen Construction students met with Mayor Krewson and Judge Jimmie Edwards, Director of Public Safety (pictured here with students), at the kickoff of the Better Family Life Clean Sweep event. […]

St. Louis Painters Support Day of Action

SL_dayofaction3St. Louis Job Corp Center’s Painting students primed their skills during the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades’s Day of Action.

Students worked side-by-side with union workers to paint the interior dining room of the Southside Wellness Center. Southside Wellness Center is a home care service […]

St. Louis Grads Find Opportunity at Southern Autorack Gadsden

SL_chrisbarnesaaroncherrySt. Louis Job Corps Center graduates Christoph Barnes and Aaron Cherry have been hired on at the Southern Autorack Gadsden in Alabama.

Christoph completed Facilities Maintenance prior to coming to St. Louis to take the Transportation Communication Union training for the railroad carman program. Aaron completed […]