Shreveport Job Corps Center hosts Open House and Resource Fair

Students and parents interested in Shreveport Job Corps Center are invited to attend its Back to School “Open House and Resource Fair” on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 from 10 AM-2 PM.  The event is themed “Let’s TACO ‘Bout Shreveport Job Corps” and will be held in their gymnasium located at 2815 Lillian Street, Shreveport, LA 71109. Live entertainment will be provided by Hot Boy Yoshi. Masks are required.

Shreveport Job Corps Center is located in the historical Queensborough neighborhood near Cross Lake in Shreveport, Louisiana. Some students live on campus, while others commute to the Center each day. The Center offers free training (Welding, Facilities Maintenance, Carpentry, Painting. Culinary, Office Administration, and CNA) and high school diploma program.

What is Job Corps?

Job Corps is the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country and has been operating for more than 50 years. The program helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. Job Corps has trained and educated over two million individuals since 1964.

At Job Corps, students have access to room and board while they learn skills in specific training areas for up to three years. In addition to helping students complete their education, obtain career technical skills and gain employment, Job Corps also provides transitional support services, such as help finding employment, housing, child care, and transportation. Job Corps graduates either enter the workforce or an apprenticeship, go on to higher education, or join the military.

 For more information about the Open House and Resource Fair, contact Shauna Morris (318) 629-7649 or email her at   

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Paul Savage, Jr.

Paul Savage, Jr. is a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana and is the owner, founder, & designer of Savage Creative Solutions. Savage Creative Solutions is a full-service, integrated marketing agency headquartered in Shreveport, LA with a growing national footprint across multiple industries. Savage is a local marketing and communication professional, entrepreneur, and accomplished author. His debut memoir, "Diary of A Testicular Cancer Survivor," has been featured on Amazon's best-seller list.

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