What is Job Corps, and What Does it Provide? Part III

How would you describe Job Corps in one word or phrase? See what some of MTC’s center directors have to say in Part III of this series.

“We get to see people change every day for the better – and that’s very rewarding.” – Rocky Flanary, Sierra Nevada Job Corps (Reno, NV)

“Change. Because we change people’s lives every day.” – Ashton Stripling, Edison Job Corps (Edison, NJ)

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“Hard work. [It’s] about resiliency, about grit, and when you fail, getting back up and doing it again.” – Marshall Norman, Maui Job Corps (Maui, HI)

“Pride. Myself and my staff take so much pride in the students.” – Reginald Porter, IndyPendence Job Corps (Indianapolis, IN)

“Pride. I’m so proud of the success of our Hawaii Job Corps students and all Job Corps students across the country.” – Ellen May, Hawaii Job Corps (Waimanalo, HI)


“Integrity. It’s important that we teach our students that doing the right thing is great but doing the right thing when no one is looking is more important.” – Kristen Benson, Wind River Job Corps (Riverton, WY)

“Our students change while at Job Corps. They grow, they develop, and they become beautiful young adults.” – Renee Wolf, Atterbury Job Corps (Edinburgh, IN)

“Our students are so lucky to have this program. It does positive and amazing things in their young lives. And I’m also grateful that I’m able to be a part of their journey and their lives.” – Dr. Shauntee Byron, Brooklyn Job Corps (Brooklyn, NY)

“There is a reason that Job Corps has been around for so long. It works!” – Kim Zufelt, Tongue Point Job Corps (Astoria, OR)


Watch Part I and Part II of this series.

Job Corps is the largest job training and education program in the country where youth can get the experience and skills they need to get started in a life-changing career. Job Corps is free to low-income youth and young adults ages 16 to 24, and we believe it really works. Apply today at this link.