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Job Corps

Program Name

Job Corps

Agency Name

Flint Hills Job Corps Center

Program Description

Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

List of Services

Academic training, including basic reading and math. Courses in independent living, employability skills, and social skills are offered in order to help students transition into the workplace.

Career and Technical Training in the following trades:

  • Business Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Cement Mason
  • Construction Craft Laborer
  • Culinary Arts
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Health Occupations
  • Plumber
  • Security Officer

Additional services include:

  • Career planning
  • On-the-job training
  • Job placement
  • Residential housing
  • Food service
  • Driver's education
  • Health and dental care
  • Bi-weekly basic living allowance and clothing allowance. childcare programs for single parents

Locations

Flint Hills Job Corps Center
4620 Eureka Drive
Manhattan, KS 66503
Phone: 785-587-4499

Website Link

http://flinthills.jobcorps.gov/Home.aspx