Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives.
At Job Corps, students enroll to learn a trade, earn a high school diploma or GED and get help finding a good job. When you join the program, you will be paid a monthly allowance; the longer you stay with the program, the more your allowance will be. Job Corps provides career counseling and transition support to its students for up to 12 months after they graduate from the program.
To enroll in Job Corps, students must meet the following requirements:
Be 16 through 24;
Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident;
Meet income requirements; and,
Be ready, willing, and able to participate fully in an educational environment.
Funded by the United States Congress, Job Corps has been training young adults for meaningful careers since 1964. Job Corps is committed to offering all students a safe, drug-free environment where they can take advantage of the resources provided.
Apply to Job Corps
If you're interested in joining the Job Corps program or finding out more about it, call Job Corps Admissions Counselor Rosie Mazariegos, Admissions Counselor at (626) 337-4001 Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm or simply visit the Job Corps in the LA Works WorkSource Center building at 5200 Irwindale Ave., Suite 140, Irwindale, Ca. 91706 Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. If Mr. Bryant is unavailable at the time you visit LA Works please leave your contact information with the receptionist and Mr. Bryant will get in contact with as soon as possible.
For more information about LA Works, contact
Sandy Meza, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist
(626) 960-3964 ext. 2321