Gerald R. Ford Job Corps

Literacy and life skills go hand in hand at the Gerald R. Ford Job Corps Center

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 11-27-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Gerald R. Ford Job Corps Center takes literacy seriously. “Every student has some barriers to their success, and for a lot of them, lack of literacy really plays a negative role in their lives,” says Melissa Jager, Director of...

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Special Back-to-School SBV of the Week: Job Corps Interns

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 09-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

Each week the Volunteer Center will highlight an exciting skill-based volunteer (SBV) opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's SBV opportunity comes from the  Gerald R. Ford Job Corps Center:   Job Corps...

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Under construction: Gerald R. Ford Job Corps challenges misconceptions

by (JessalynJ)

Submitted 06-24-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Everything you know about Job Corps is wrong. Or at least, that’s how one might feel after spending an afternoon with the students and staff at Grand Rapids’ vocational training center. Nearly a century after its original construction, the Gerald R...

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