There is no program like Job Corps, which gives at-risk youths with few other opportunities the chance to get hands-on career training in a safe, positive environment. Almost 90 percent of Job Corps graduates get jobs, go to college or enlist in the military. The average Job Corps Center across the country creates or supports about 228 local jobs and generates $1.91 in the local economy for each dollar invested. [more]
Are you a potential student?
The Pinellas County Job Corps Center has a new recruiter.Please call Doyle Shutt at (727) 608-2492 to set an appointment to learn more.
The industry councils are comprised of representatives from community businesses and professional organizations who understand the requirements for success and employability in their particular sector. The council gives Job Corps guidance on the technical training requirements for their trades, recommends certifications that are beneficial for employment and share the overall skills they seek when selecting employees.
Are you ready to get involved? Email Anita George firstname.lastname@example.org to become a part of the Pinellas County Job Corps Industry Councils for Health Care or Construction.