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Hopewell to host Job Corps workshop

Hopewell Baptist Church in Clanton will host a Job Corps workshop on Aug. 21 beginning at 10 a.m.

Job Corps is the nation’s largest free career technical training and education program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED and find and keep a good job.

Job Corps is for eligible youth between the ages of 16 and 24 years old and who have a desire to “enter to learn and depart to earn.”

The program offers hands-on training in more than 100 career technical areas, including the following:

Automotive and machine repair

Construction

Finance and business services

Health care

Hospitality

Information technology

Manufacturing

Renewable resources, among others

Hopewell Baptist Church is located at 1497 Hopewell Drive in Clanton.

Anyone in need of transportation is encouraged to contact the church on Wednesday between the times of 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 755-2667.

For more information and to schedule an appointment, contact Outreach and Admission Counselor Ann Mallet at (334) 262-0575 or 1-800-266-0543.