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'''Job Corps''' is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the Office of the United States Secretary of the Department of Labor. It serves youth, ages 16 through 24.
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'''Job Corps''' is a program administered by the [[United States Department of Labor]] that offers free-of-charge education and [[vocational training]] to youth ages 16 to 24.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/en/about.aspx |title=What Is Job Corps? |publisher=Job Corps |date=September 25, 2009 |accessdate=January 6, 2010}}</ref>
Since its inception in [[1964]], under the Economic Opportunity Act, Job Corps has provided more than two million young people with the integrated academic, vocational, and [[social skill]]s training they need to gain independence and get quality, long-term jobs or further their education. Job Corps continues to help 60,000 youths annually at 122 Job Corps centers throughout the country.
 
   
Besides vocational training, all Job Corps centers also offer [[GED]] programs as well as [[high school]] diplomas and programs to get students into [[college]]. Job Corps provides career counseling and transition support to its students for up to 1 year after they graduate from the program.
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==Mission and purpose==
   
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Job Corps' mission is to "help young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training."<ref>http://www.jobcorps.gov/AboutJobCorps.aspx</ref>
   
gency relief program, the CCC provided room, board, and employment to thousands of unemployed young people. Though the CCC was discontinued after [[World War II]], Job Corps built on many of its methods and strategies.
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==History==
   
==Job Corps mission statement==
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Job Corps was initiated as the central program of the [[Lyndon B. Johnson|Johnson Administration's]] [[War on Poverty]], part of his domestic agenda known as the [[Great Society]]. [[Sargent Shriver]], the first Director of the [[Office of Economic Opportunity]], modeled the program on the [[Great Depression|Depression]]-era [[Civilian Conservation Corps]] (CCC). Established in the 1930s as an emergency relief program, the CCC provided room, board, and employment to thousands of unemployed young people. Though the CCC was discontinued after [[World War II]], Job Corps built on many of its methods and strategies.{{Citation needed|date=November 2009}}{{Or|date=November 2009}}
   
As a national, primarily residential, career development program, Job Corps' mission is to:{{Fact|date=January 2008}}
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The current national director of the Office of Job Corps is Grace A. Kilbane.<ref>{{cite press release |url=http://www.dol.gov/_sec/newsletter/2013/20130523.htm |title= New Job Corps Leader |date=May 23, 2013 | publisher=U.S. Department of Labor }}</ref> The Job Corps program is currently authorized under Title I-C of the [[Workforce Investment Act of 1998]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://jobcorps.gov/AboutJobCorps/authority.aspx |title=Statutory Authority |date=January 27, 2009 |publisher=Job Corps |accessdate=January 6, 2010}}</ref>
   
# Attract eligible young people.
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Since its inception in 1964 under the [[Economic Opportunity Act]], Job Corps has served more than two million young people.{{Citation needed|date=April 2008}} Job Corps serves approximately 60,000 youths annually at Job Corps Centers throughout the country.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/expectmore/summary/10002372.2007.html |title=Program Assessment: Job Corps |publisher=[[Office of Management and Budget]] |date=January 16, 2009 |accessdate=January 6, 2010}}</ref>
# Involve them in a career development services system which begins prior to enrollment and continues through post-center services.
 
# Assist them in acquiring the skills they need to achieve their career goals and live independently.
 
# Support them in entering and remaining in meaningful jobs or further education.
 
   
 
==Eligibility==
 
==Eligibility==
To enroll in Job Corps, students must meet the following requirements:<ref>http://jobcorps.dol.gov/about.htm</ref>
 
   
# Be between 16 and 24
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To enroll in Job Corps, students must meet the following requirements:<ref>[http://jobcorps.dol.gov/about.htm U.S. Department of Labor - Job Corps - What Is Job Corps?<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>
# Be a [[United States]] citizen or legal resident
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# Meet income requirements
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# Be at least 16 years of age, but no older than 24 by the time of entry. <ref name=JC_ELIG>{{cite web |url=http://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/en/eligibility.aspx |title=Is Job Corps for You? |date=January 27, 2009 |publisher=Job Corps |accessdate=January 6, 2010}}</ref>
# Be ready, willing, and able to participate fully in an educational environment
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# Be a [[United States]] citizen or legal resident<ref name=JC_ELIG/>
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# Meet income requirements<ref name=JC_ELIG/>
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# Be ready, willing, and able to participate fully in an educational environment{{Citation needed|date=November 2009}}
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# Be eligible to receive TANF assistance, if the student is under the age of 18 and has a child. If not, the student must find a way to get assistance for the solo parent program.{{Citation needed|date=November 2009}}
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In order to stay in the program, students must not violate the "Zero Tolerance" policy against violence and drugs and various minor rules, such as dress and appearance, as well as dormitory inspection rules.{{Citation needed|date=November 2009}}
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==Phases of career development==
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Applicants to the Job Corps program are identified and screened for eligibility by organizations contracted by the U.S. Department of Labor.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://jobcorps.gov/AboutJobCorps/program_admin.aspx |title=Program Administration |date=January 27, 2009 |publisher=Job Corps |accessdate=January 6, 2010}}</ref> Each student in the Job Corps goes through four stages of the program:<ref>[http://jobcorps.gov/cdss.aspx]</ref>
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'''Outreach and Admissions (OA)''': This is the stage at which students visit admissions counselors and gather information, as well as prepare for and leave for their Job Corps Centers.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://jobcorps.gov/cdss/OA.aspx |title=How Job Corps Works: Outreach and Admissions |date=January 27, 2009 |publisher=Job Corps |accessdate=January 6, 2010}}</ref> Transportation is provided to and from the centers by Job Corps.
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'''Career Preparation Period (CPP)''': This stage focuses on the assimilation of the student into the center, academic testing, health screening, and instruction on resume building and job search skills. Students are instructed on computer literacy, employability, and center life. This phase lasts for the first 30 days on center.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://jobcorps.gov/cdss/CPP.aspx |title=How Job Corps Works: Career Preparation Period |date=January 27, 2009 |publisher=Job Corps |accessdate=January 6, 2010}}</ref>
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'''Career Development Period (CDP)''': This period is where the student receives all vocational training, drivers' education, academic instruction, and preparation for life outside of Job Corps, i.e. a repeat of CPP with an actual job search.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://jobcorps.gov/cdss/CDP.aspx |title=How Job Corps Works: Career Development Period |date=January 27, 2009 |publisher=Job Corps |accessdate=January 6, 2010}}</ref>
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'''Career Transition Period (CTP)''': The period immediately after the student graduates. Career Transition Specialists outside the center assist in the graduate's job search and arrangement of living accommodations, transportation, and family support resources.<ref name=JC_CTP>{{cite web |url=http://jobcorps.gov/cdss/CTP.aspx |title=How Job Corps Works: Career Transition Period |date=January 27, 2009 |publisher=Job Corps |accessdate=January 6, 2010}}</ref>
   
 
==Career paths==
 
==Career paths==
   
Below are some [[career]] paths offered by Job Corps.
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[[Career]] paths offered by Job Corps include:<ref>{{cite web |url=http://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/Libraries/pdf/training_opportunities_directory.sflb |title=Job Corps: What Careers Can I Choose From? |date=December 8, 2009 |accessdate=January 6, 2010 |publisher=Job Corps}}</ref>
   
*[[Accounting clerk]] general [[Bookkeeping]]
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Advanced [[manufacturing]]
*[[Agriculture]] and related occupations
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*[[Communication design]]
*Allied [[Health]] and health sciences
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*[[Drafter|Drafting]]
*[[Business]] technologies
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*[[Electronics|Electronic]] assembly
*[[Certified Nursing Assistant]]
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*Machine appliance repair
*[[Computer repair technician]] (Computer Service Technician)
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*[[Machining]]
*[[CCNA]] (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
 
*[[Construction]]
 
*[[Consumer]], personal and miscellaneous
 
*[[Cosmetology]]
 
*[[Culinary profession|Culinary arts]]
 
*[[Education]]
 
*[[Engineering]] and engineering related
 
*[[Extension program]]s
 
*[[Health Occupations]]
 
*[[Graphic Design]]
 
*[[Information technology]] and related fields
 
*[[Material Handling]]
 
*[[Marketing]] and [[Distribution (business)|distribution]]
 
*[[Mechanic]]s and [[Repair]]ers
 
*[[Medical Assistant]]
 
*[[Pharmacy technician]] programs (SIC Technician)
 
*[[Precision]] production
 
*[[Protective services]]
 
*Renewable and [[natural resource]]s
 
*[[Security]] and [[Law Enforcement]]
 
*[[Transport]]ation and [[Material moving]]
 
*[[Union Apprenticeship Programs]]
 
*[[Water/Wastewater Treatment]]
 
 
*[[Welding]]
 
*[[Welding]]
*[[Vocational]] [[Family and consumer science|home economics]]
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*Manufacturing technology
*[[Welding]], [[Joining]], and [[fabricating]] metals
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*[[Signage|Sign]], [[billboard]], and display
   
==Locations==
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[[Automotive repair|Automotive]] and machine repair
Job Corps has 122 centers in the following regions:
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*Automobile technician
===Atlanta region===
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*General services technician
* [[Atlanta, Georgia|Atlanta]] Job Corps Center
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*Collision repair and refinish
* [[Bamberg, South Carolina|Bamberg]] Job Corps Center
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*Heavy construction equipment mechanic
* [[Batesville, Mississippi|Batesville]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Diesel engine|Diesel]] mechanic
* [[Brunswick, Georgia|Brunswick]] Job Corps Center
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*Medium/heavy truck repair
* Dr. [[Benjamin L. Hooks]] Job Corps Center
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*Electronics tech
* [[Gadsden, Alabama|Gadsden]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Stationary engineer]]ing
* Gainesville Job Corps Center
 
* [[Gulfport, Mississippi|Gulfport]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Homestead, Florida|Homestead]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Jacksonville, Florida|Jacksonville]] Job Corps Center
 
* Jacobs Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* [[Kittrell, North Carolina|Kittrell]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Lyndon B. Johnson]] Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* [[Miami, Florida|Miami]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Mississippi]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Montgomery, Alabama|Montgomery]] Job Corps Center
 
* Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* Turner Job Corps Center
 
   
===[[Boston]] region===
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[[Construction]]
* [[Arecibo, Puerto Rico|Arecibo]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Brickwork|Bricklaying]]
* [[Barranquitas, Puerto Rico|Barranquitas]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Carpentry]]
* [[Brooklyn]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Cement]] [[masonry]]
* [[Cassadaga, New York|Cassadaga]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Concrete]] and [[terrazzo]]
* [[Delaware Valley]] Job Corps Center
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*Construction craft laborer
* [[Edison, New Jersey|Edison]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Electrician|Electrical]]
* Exeter Job Corps Center
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*[[Lineman (occupation)|Electrical overhead line]]
* Glenmont Job Corps Center
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*[[Facility management|Facilities maintenance]]
* Grafton Job Corps Center
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*Floor covering
* [[Hartford, Connecticut|Hartford]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Glazing]]
* [[Iroquois]] Job Corps Center
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*[[HVAC]]
* [[Loring Air Force Base|Loring]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Industrial engineering]] [[Engineering technician|technician]]
* [[New Haven, Connecticut|New Haven]] Job Corps Center
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*Licensed electrician (bilingual)
* Northlands Job Corps Center
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*[[Mechanical engineering]] [[Engineering technician|technician]]
* [[Oneonta, New York|Oneonta]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Painting]]
* [[Penobscot River|Penobscot]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Plastering]]
* Ramey Job Corps Center
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*[[Plumbing]]
* Shriver Job Corps Center
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*[[Roto-Rooter]] plumbing
* [[South Bronx]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Tile]] setting
* [[Westover Air Reserve Base/Metropolitan Airport|Westover]] Job Corps Center
 
   
===[[Chicago]] region===
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Extension programs
* Atterbury Job Corps Center
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*Advanced Career Training (ACT)
* Blackwell Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
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*[[General Educational Development]] (GED)
* [[Cincinnati]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Commercial driver's license]] (CDL)
* [[Cleveland, Ohio|Cleveland]] Job Corps Center
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*Off-Center Training (OCT Program)
* [[Dayton, Ohio|Dayton]] Job Corps Center
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*[[High school diploma]] (HSD Program)
* Denison Job Corps Center
 
* [[Detroit]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Excelsior Springs, Missouri|Excelsior Springs]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Flint Hills]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Flint, Michigan|Flint]]/[[Genesee County, Michigan|Genesee]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Gerald R. Ford]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Golconda, Illinois|Golconda]] Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* [[Hubert H. Humphrey]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Indianapolis, Indiana|IndyPendence]] Career Development Center
 
* [[Joliet, Illinois|Joliet]] Job Corps Center
 
* Mingo Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* Paul Simon [[Chicago]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Pine Ridge (region)|Pine Ridge]] Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* [[St. Louis, Missouri|St. Louis]] Job Corps Center
 
   
===[[Dallas, Texas|Dallas]] region===
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[[Finance]] and [[Business]]
* [[Albuquerque]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Bookkeeping|Accounting services]]
* Anaconda Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
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*[[Business management]]
* Boxelder Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
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*[[Clerk|Clerical]] occupations
* Carville Job Corps Center
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*[[Legal secretary]]
* Cass Job Corps Center
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*[[Insurance]] and [[financial services]]
* Clearfield Job Corps Center
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*[[Marketing]]
* [[Collbran, Colorado|Collbran]] Job Corps Civilian Conservation Ceneter
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*Medical insurance specialist
* David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center
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*[[Office administration]]
* Gary Job Corps Center
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*[[Paralegal]]
* Guthrie Job Corps Center
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*[[Purchasing]]
* Kicking Horse Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* [[Laredo, Texas|Laredo]] Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* [[Little Rock, Arkansas|Little Rock]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[North Texas]] Job Corps Center
 
* Ouachita Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* [[Quentin N. Burdick]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Roswell, New Mexico|Roswell]] Job Corps Center
 
* [[Shreveport, Louisiana|Shreveport]] Job Corps Center
 
* Talking Leaves Job Corps Center
 
* Trapper Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* Treasure Lake Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
* [[Tulsa, Oklahoma|Tulsa]] Job Corps Center
 
* Weber Basin Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
 
   
===Philadelphia region===
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[[Health care]]/[[allied health professions]]
* [[Blue Ridge Mountains|Blue Ridge]] Job Corps Center
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*Clinical [[medical assistant]]
* [[Carl D. Perkins]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Dental assistant]]
* [[Charleston, West Virginia|Charleston]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Electrocardiography|EKG]] technician
* [[Earle C. Clements]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Emergency medical technician]]
* Flatwoods Job Corps Center
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*[[Exercise]]/[[massage therapy]]
* [[Frenchburg, Kentucky|Frenchburg]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Hemodialysis]] technician
* Great Onyx Job Corps Center
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*[[Licensed practical nurse|Licensed practical/vocational nurse]]
* [[Harpers Ferry, West Virginia|Harpers Ferry]] Job Corps Center
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*Medical office support
* Keystone Job Corps Center
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*[[Nurse assistant]]/[[Home care|home health aide]]
* Muhlenberg Career Development Center
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*[[Opticianry]]
* Old Dominion Job Corps Center
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*[[Pharmacy technician]]
* [[Philadelphia]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Phlebotomy]]
* [[Pine Knot, Kentucky|Pine Knot]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Physical therapy]] assistant
* [[Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|Pittsburgh]] Job Corps Center
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*Rehabilitation therapy
* [[Potomac River|Potomac]] Job Corps Center
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*Rehabilitation technician
* [[Red Rock]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Registered nurse]]
* [[Whitney M. Young]] Jr. Job Corps Center
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*[[Respiratory therapy]]
* [[Wilmington, Delaware|Wilmington]] Job Corps Center
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*Sterile processing
* Woodland Job Corps Center
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*[[Surgical technician]]
* Woodstock Job Corps Center
 
   
===[[San Francisco]] region===
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[[Homeland security]]
* [[Alaska]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Corrections officer]]
* Angell Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
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*[[Seamanship]]
* Cascades Job Corps Center
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*[[Security guard|Security]] and protective services
* Centennial Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
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* Columbia Basin [Moses Lake] Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
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[[Hospitality industry|Hospitality]]
* Curlew Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
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*[[Culinary art]]s
* Fort Simcoe Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
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*[[Hotel]] and lodging
* Fred G. Acosta Job Corps Center
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* [[Hawaii]] Job Corps Center
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[[Information technology]]
* Inland Empire Job Corps Center
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*[[Microsoft Certified Professional|A+ Microsoft MSCE]]
* [[Long Beach, California|Long Beach]] Job Corps Center
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*Computer Networking/[[Cisco]]
* [[Los Angeles]] Job Corps Center
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*Computer [[systems administrator]]
* Partners in Vocational Opportunity Training (PIVOT) Job Corps Center
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*[[Technical support|Computer support]] specialist
* [[Phoenix, Arizona|Phoenix]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Computer repair technician|Computer technician]]
* [[Sacramento, California|Sacramento]] Job Corps Center
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*Integrated system tech
* [[San Diego, California|San Diego]] Job Corps Center
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*Network cable installation
* [[San Jose, California|San Jose]] Job Corps Center
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*[[Visual communication]]s
* [[Sierra Nevada (U.S.)|Sierra Nevada]] Job Corps Center
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* Springdale Job Corps Center
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[[Renewable resource]]s and [[Renewable energy|energy]]
* Timber Lake Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
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*[[Forestry|Forest conservation]] and [[urban forestry]]
* Tongue Point Job Corps Center
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*[[Firefighting]]
* Treasure Island Job Corps Center
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*[[Sewage treatment|Wastewater]]
* Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
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*[[Landscaping]]
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[[Retail]] sales and services
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*Behavioral health aide
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*[[Criminal justice]]
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*[[Child development]]
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*[[Resident assistant|Residential advisor]]
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*[[Cosmetology]]
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*Retail sales
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[[Transportation]]
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*[[Asphalt]] paving
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*Material and distribution operations
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*[[Clerk|Clerical]] occupations
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*[[Heavy equipment]] operations
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*[[Drilling rig|Roustabout]] operator
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*Heavy [[truck driving]]
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*TCU administrative clerk
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==Locations==
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There are a total of 125 Job Corps centers, including at least one in every state except New Hampshire and Wyoming, one in the [[District of Columbia]] and three in [[Puerto Rico]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/en/centers.aspx |title=Center Locations |date=August 14, 2009 |accessdate=January 6, 2010 |publisher=Job Corps}}</ref>
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There are six Regional Offices of Job Corps:<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.jobcorps.gov/contact.aspx |title=Contact Job Corps |date=August 14, 2009 |accessdate=January 6, 2010 |publisher=Job Corps}}</ref>
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*Atlanta Region
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*Boston Region
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*Chicago Region
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*Dallas Region
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*Philadelphia Region
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*San Francisco Region
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Government]]
 
*[[Government]]
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==References==
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<references/>
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

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Template:Psyperpsective Job Corps is a program administered by the United States Department of Labor that offers free-of-charge education and vocational training to youth ages 16 to 24.[1]

Mission and purposeEdit

Job Corps' mission is to "help young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training."[2]

HistoryEdit

Job Corps was initiated as the central program of the Johnson Administration's War on Poverty, part of his domestic agenda known as the Great Society. Sargent Shriver, the first Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity, modeled the program on the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Established in the 1930s as an emergency relief program, the CCC provided room, board, and employment to thousands of unemployed young people. Though the CCC was discontinued after World War II, Job Corps built on many of its methods and strategies.[citation needed][original research?]


The current national director of the Office of Job Corps is Grace A. Kilbane.[3] The Job Corps program is currently authorized under Title I-C of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.[4]

Since its inception in 1964 under the Economic Opportunity Act, Job Corps has served more than two million young people.[citation needed] Job Corps serves approximately 60,000 youths annually at Job Corps Centers throughout the country.[5]

EligibilityEdit

To enroll in Job Corps, students must meet the following requirements:[6]

  1. Be at least 16 years of age, but no older than 24 by the time of entry. [7]
  2. Be a United States citizen or legal resident[7]
  3. Meet income requirements[7]
  4. Be ready, willing, and able to participate fully in an educational environment[citation needed]
  5. Be eligible to receive TANF assistance, if the student is under the age of 18 and has a child. If not, the student must find a way to get assistance for the solo parent program.[citation needed]

In order to stay in the program, students must not violate the "Zero Tolerance" policy against violence and drugs and various minor rules, such as dress and appearance, as well as dormitory inspection rules.[citation needed]

Phases of career developmentEdit

Applicants to the Job Corps program are identified and screened for eligibility by organizations contracted by the U.S. Department of Labor.[8] Each student in the Job Corps goes through four stages of the program:[9]

Outreach and Admissions (OA): This is the stage at which students visit admissions counselors and gather information, as well as prepare for and leave for their Job Corps Centers.[10] Transportation is provided to and from the centers by Job Corps.

Career Preparation Period (CPP): This stage focuses on the assimilation of the student into the center, academic testing, health screening, and instruction on resume building and job search skills. Students are instructed on computer literacy, employability, and center life. This phase lasts for the first 30 days on center.[11]

Career Development Period (CDP): This period is where the student receives all vocational training, drivers' education, academic instruction, and preparation for life outside of Job Corps, i.e. a repeat of CPP with an actual job search.[12]

Career Transition Period (CTP): The period immediately after the student graduates. Career Transition Specialists outside the center assist in the graduate's job search and arrangement of living accommodations, transportation, and family support resources.[13]

Career pathsEdit

Career paths offered by Job Corps include:[14]

Advanced manufacturing

Automotive and machine repair

  • Automobile technician
  • General services technician
  • Collision repair and refinish
  • Heavy construction equipment mechanic
  • Diesel mechanic
  • Medium/heavy truck repair
  • Electronics tech
  • Stationary engineering

Construction

Extension programs

Finance and Business

Health care/allied health professions

Homeland security

Hospitality

Information technology

Renewable resources and energy

Retail sales and services

Transportation

LocationsEdit

There are a total of 125 Job Corps centers, including at least one in every state except New Hampshire and Wyoming, one in the District of Columbia and three in Puerto Rico.[15]

There are six Regional Offices of Job Corps:[16]

  • Atlanta Region
  • Boston Region
  • Chicago Region
  • Dallas Region
  • Philadelphia Region
  • San Francisco Region

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. What Is Job Corps?. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  2. http://www.jobcorps.gov/AboutJobCorps.aspx
  3. U.S. Department of Labor (May 23, 2013). New Job Corps Leader. Press release.
  4. Statutory Authority. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  5. Program Assessment: Job Corps. Office of Management and Budget. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  6. U.S. Department of Labor - Job Corps - What Is Job Corps?
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Is Job Corps for You?. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  8. Program Administration. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  9. [1]
  10. How Job Corps Works: Outreach and Admissions. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  11. How Job Corps Works: Career Preparation Period. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  12. How Job Corps Works: Career Development Period. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  13. How Job Corps Works: Career Transition Period. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  14. Job Corps: What Careers Can I Choose From?. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  15. Center Locations. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.
  16. Contact Job Corps. Job Corps. URL accessed on January 6, 2010.

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