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The SIATech and Job Corps Partnership Each program is specifically designed for disadvantaged and at-risk youth ages 16 – 24 Job Corps offers vocational.

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1 The SIATech and Job Corps Partnership Each program is specifically designed for disadvantaged and at-risk youth ages 16 – 24 Job Corps offers vocational and social skills training, career counseling, and transition support at no cost to students. The School for Integrated Academics and Technologies (SIATech) offers the high school diploma program on several Job Corps sites.

2 What is Job Corps? Administered by the Department of Labor Designed for disadvantaged and at-risk youth ages 16 – 24 Career counseling and transition support up to 12 months after graduation Educational (high school diploma and/or GED), vocational, and social skills training at no cost to students

3 Mission Statement Training Today’s Youth for Tomorrow’s Jobs As a national, primarily residential training program, Job Corps' mission is to attract eligible young adults, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education.

4 The Wellness Philosophy evolved from a “sick care model” to a “wellness model” All areas of Wellness needs for the trainees are provided at no cost.

5 Wellness Philosophy Fundamental Elements

6 Global Wellness Includes the connection between personal wellness and the broader world in which we live. It addresses intercultural awareness, environmental issues, diversity, and global unity

7 16 – 24 years of age Applicants and/or applicant's family must meet low income requirements And at least one of the following: High school drop out In need of additional education, vocational training, or intensive career counseling to secure and hold employment Basic skills deficient Homeless, a runaway, or foster child, or Is a parent

8 Benefits to Students Allowance paid to trainees while enrolled Periodic reviews for pay raises Housing Child Care Centers (some sites only) Uniform/Dress code No cost medical, dental, & vision

9 What Happens in Job Corps? The Student Life Cycle

10 Career Development Service System

11 Four Phases of Guidance & Support Outreach and Admissions (OA) Career Preparation Period (CPP) Career Development Period (CDP) Career Transition Period (CTP)

12 The student understands: What JC is about How JC can help him/her start a career What learning and working on a JC center will be like What his/her responsibilities are as a student, and What vocational offerings are available on center Outreach and Admissions (OA) Career Preparation Period (CPP) Career Development Period (CDP) Career Transition Period (CTP)

13 In the 1 st 60 days with JC, students: Learn, demonstrate, and practice personal responsibility skills required in the workplace Learn, demonstrate, and practice job search skills, including computer fluency And staff create a personal career development plan (PCDP) And staff commit to the PCDP Visits and learns about One Stop centers Outreach and Admissions (OA) Career Preparation Period (CPP) Career Development Period (CDP) Career Transition Period (CTP)

14 With the help of center staff, students learn, demonstrate, and practice industry-related: Technical and academic skills High school Interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills, and Social and personal management skills The student then: Begins the job search process, and Prepares for independent living Outreach and Admissions (OA) Career Preparation Period (CPP) Career Development Period (CDP) Career Transition Period (CTP)

15 The former student, now a JC graduate: Successfully gets his/her first job Finds living accommodations, transportation, and family support resources as needed to continue working (with center service provider support as needed) Continues to contact JC service providers to seek support as needed, and Responds to 13-week, 6- & 12-month survey requests Outreach and Admissions (OA) Career Preparation Period (CPP) Career Development Period (CDP) Career Transition Period (CTP)

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