The Inland Empire Job Corps has a technical training and educational program for 16 – 24 year olds from under-privileged backgrounds to prepare them for a career. The Inland Empire Job Corps has always been ranked in the top 25 Corps in the nation, but recently they have risen to number two. Do you have a high school diploma? That’s great, you can still quality for their trade and training program. If not, you can earn a high school diploma or GED while you learn skills for a career.
Job Corp training for students is FREE!
Students get hands-on career technical training with actual employers, and the education applies to real world businesses. All technical training areas have the necessary industry credentials and meet the requirements of today’s careers.
After students arrive, they meet their counselor to create a career development plan, to outline educational and technical skills while at Job Corps. The program is self-paced, and students learn at a speed that matches their ability. It takes about 1 year to gain the knowledge and skills needed to start a career and a new life. The most successful students stay in the program between 1 and 2 years. Advanced training is available and some students stay at Job Corps up to 3 years. Job Corps teaches about work and life 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in a safe environment that promotes a students growth and development. Students at Job Corp will always have delicious food and a full stomach, because of the cafeteria and culinary arts program.
There are evening activities: Gyms, recreation, sporting events and visits to tourist sites. On weekends, students also travel to local malls, movies, museums, and concerts.
Students who live at the center may be allowed to visit home, and their parent or guardian may also schedule a visit to the Center. Passes are given for weekends visits with family, overnight trips off center, holidays and emergency situations.
Job Corps has a zero tolerance policy against violence and drugs. Students who break the policy are dismissed, and are not allowed to re-enter the program.
Health occupation: CNA, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Assistant
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AFTER YOU GRADUATE
Job Corps students receive money each month they are in the program, and there is financial assistance up to 21 months after students graduate.
GETTING A JOB
Job Corps helps their students find and keep a job. Students develop interview skills, master technical skills, learn to be a team player, and follow instructions from a supervisor. They assist in the search for a job that matches the technical skills and training students received.
START A NEW LIFE
Starting a new life involves many responsibilities, such as opening a bank account, getting transportation, and in some cases – finding day care for a child. A transition counselor puts students in touch with helpful community resources for these and other services.
TOURS: Every TUESDAY at 1:00pm at 3173 Kerry St, San Bernardino, CA. (909) 887-6305