Interior of a dorm room with several beds

Benefits

Pay and Allowances

Job Corps pays each student a living allowance twice a month while in the program. But just like a real job, taxes are deducted from this allowance.

Housing

Our center can house 120 male students and 70 female students in two separate dormitories. Each dormitory has bathroom and shower facilities, laundry facilities, TV rooms, lounges, and vending machines. Each domitory floor is supervised by residential staff who attend to the needs of the students.

Meals

Our students are provided three nutritious meals and two snacks each day at no cost in one of the best cafeteria facilities in Job Corps.

Wellness Center

The wellness center is open daily for basic medical, dental, and optometrist services which are provided free to our students. The wellness center also provides 24-hour emergency medical services. Weight management, smoking cessation, pregnancy prevention, and other health-related programs are also available.

Case Evaluators

Each student is assigned a case evaluator after his/her first 60 days at Ramey Job Corps. Some of the responsibilities of case evaluators are:

  • Maintain a personal/professional record for the student. (This record includes the student's personal information, Case Notes, Career Preparation Period Training Achievement Records (CPP TARs), Career Success Standards Training Achievement Records (CSS TARs), orientations, the student's Professional Career Development Plan (PCDP), evaluations, Absent Without Leave (AWOL) reports, copies of passes, agreements, and any disciplinary incidents.)
  • Attendance - Keep daily attendance and AWOLs of residential and non-residential students.
  • Evaluations - Evaluate the student every 60 days.
  • Case Notes - Maintain reports regarding situations, absences, orientations, evaluations, etc., that are kept in the center administrative system.
  • PCDP - Update the PCDP every 60 days (with student information, contacts, barriers to success, and long- and short-term goals).
  • Job search - The case evaluator and other center staff help the student locate employment before he/she graduates from Job Corps.
  • Direct contact with the student - Maintain contact between the center and the student and his/her associates (parents, tutors, and government social workers).
  • Individual orientations - Conduct orientations focused on the student's progress.
  • Group orientations - Conduct orientations focused on the center norms that students must abide by.
  • Transportation - Coordinate transportation as needed.
  • Passes - Authorize requested passes.

Graduate Benefits

As a Job Corps graduate, you will have a positive outlook and be qualified and prepared for today's professional workplace. Additional graduate benefits include:

  • A transition allowance of up to $1000 to assist you with transportation and housing
  • Job placement assistance for up to nine months
  • Career counseling
  • Relocation counseling services

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Page last updated: Friday, February 28, 2014