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About Us

Who we are & what we do

From 1964 to today, Job Corps
helps young people succeed

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Job Corps Mission

National Mission

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 to 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 Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (supersedes WIA 1998). For more information about the Job Corps program at a national level, please visit our Official Public Web Site.

Our Center's Mission

At Collbran Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center, we support the Job Corps program’s mission to teach eligible young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and place them in meaningful jobs or further education.

Long Text Title
Job Corps Mission

National Mission

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 to 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 Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (supersedes WIA 1998). For more information about the Job Corps program at a national level, please visit our Official Public Web Site.

Our Center's Mission

At Collbran Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center, we support the Job Corps program’s mission to teach eligible young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and place them in meaningful jobs or further education.

The jury is no longer “out” on the Job Corps. The verdict has been rendered, and the verdict is “well done” — “well done” U.S. Congress, “well done” U.S. labor, U.S. philanthropy, U.S. taxpayers, U.S. workers!

The jury is no longer “out” on the Job Corps. The verdict has been rendered, and the verdict is “‘well done’”!“

Sargent Shriver, Job Corps Founder