Job Corps Information Session


Event Details

This event finished on 27 February 2018


Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people 16 – 24 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.

If you or someone you know is interested in joining Job Corps, please call one of the following phone numbers (216) 466-0003 or (216) 466-0005, where an Admissions Counselor will provide you with general information about Job Corps and register you to attend our next information session.  Job Corps can also conduct presentations for groups of students.

Information Sessions are held every Tuesday and every Thursday at 3311 Perkins Ave. Suite 205, Cleveland, Ohio 44114 at 2:00 pm (Walk-Ins Welcome)

Job Corps’ residential component provides students a wide variety of services in one setting. About five of every six students live on campus, with the other students commuting to their centers daily.   Job Corps offers reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities.

SERVICES

The Job Corps program offers a comprehensive array of integrated services, including:

  • Basic living allowances
  • Residential housing, meals, and clothing allowance
  • On-site child care support with solo parent program
  • Career planning based on individual aptitudes and abilities
  • Counseling and related support services
  • Occupational exploration
  • Assessment of reading and math levels upon entry
  • Information technology skills development
  • Integrated academic and career technical training
  • High school diploma and General Educational Development (GED) programs
  • Advanced training opportunities
  • Workplace communications training
  • Industry-based certification programs
  • Registered apprenticeship opportunities
  • Employability and social skills/cultural awareness development
  • Regular student progress evaluations
  • Health and wellness programs (including medical, mental health, oral health, substance abuse, and health education)
  • Student government and leadership programs
  • Service-learning activities in the community
  • English Language Learner (ELL) instruction
  • Driver education
  • Personal enhancement and recreation programs
  • Work-based learning opportunities
  • Post-program placement and transitional support