Center Type
Job Corps Center
Management Company
Physical Address

2010 Opportunity Ln
Glide, OR 97443-9733
United States

Geolocation Field
43.2375356, -122.946469
Phone Number
(800) 588-9003
Fax Number
(541) 496-8515
Capacity
231
Location Description

The Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center is located on the western edge of the Umpqua National Forest in southwestern Oregon. The 14-acre campus in Glide, Oregon, is just a short drive from Roseburg. Many of its buildings were built in the 1960s, but have been well maintained and updated by students over the years.

Center History

The Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center is located on the western edge of the Umpqua National Forest in southwestern Oregon. Many of its buildings were built in the 1960s, but have been well maintained and updated by students over the years.

Housing: a furnished bedroom

Our campus' residential living facilities can house 155 male students in six dorms and 50 female students in one dorm. Residential students live with up to six roommates and enjoy the following amenities:

  • laundry facilities
  • computers
  • microwaves
  • TV lounges
  • vending machines
  • bathrooms and showers

Transition dorms are available for students who qualify.

Director Name
Sherri Chambers
Director Email
chambers.sherri@jobcorps.org
Director Phone
Director Fax
Student Programs
Student Government Association
<p>The Student Government Association (SGA) is the voice of our students and plays a key role in the operation of the center. We encourage all of our students to join the SGA.</p> <p>The SGA Council is composed of Executive Board officers, Vocational Representatives, and Area Student Leaders. The Executive Board members are the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Community Coordinator. Vocational Representatives are student leaders representing each career training program on center. The Area Student Leaders are mentors, recreational aides, residential advisors, safety marshals, and student tour guides.</p> <p>In their weekly meetings, SGA representatives make recommendations to the Center Director about rules affecting students including enforcement of rules. The Center Director also consults with the SGA before introducing new rules for students.</p> <p>SGA members also have the responsibility to:</p> <ul> <li>Be a positive role model to the other students.</li> <li>Assist in the decision-making process with the Center Director and Senior Management Team relating to policies affecting student life on and off campus.</li> <li>Develop leadership skills.</li> <li>Practice self-government and have input on center policies.</li> <li>Learn and practice positive leadership and socialization skills.</li> <li>Assist with tours on center.</li> <li>Work with all departments through the SGA Committees.</li> <li>Host activities for the student body.</li> <li>Work closely with the Business-Community Liaison to bridge the gap between the Job Corps program and the community.</li> </ul> <p>After 30 days of enrollment at our center, you may apply for the Leadership Training Class. After you complete three weeks of leadership training, you can apply for SGA membership.<br> </p>
Running Club
<p>The Runner’s Club is committed to encouraging running, walking, wheelchair racing, and related activities to educate students and the public to their benefits. Members come from all skill levels, and we put a special emphasis on runners and their safety. Above all, this club is about making running fun and motivating members to push through their goals and set new ones.</p>
Wolf Pack
COMMUNITY SERVICE
<p>Fostering positive relationships with the communities our centers are in is a key part of what Job Corps does. This can mean performing work in the neighborhood that aligns with a student's career pathway, such as building new playgrounds, patching up sidewalks, or cleaning up parks. At the Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Corps, it also means assisting the following organizations with their important work:</p> <ul> <li>American Red Cross</li> <li>Earth Day and Energy Fair Committees</li> <li>Employer Council Career Expo </li> <li>Glide Flower Show</li> <li>Roseburg Veterans Parade</li> <li>Rotary Festival of Lights</li> </ul>
Educational Programs
GED/High School Diploma Program
<p>One of our top goals at Wolf Creek Job Corps is to ensure that every qualified student obtains his or her GED/high school diploma prior to leaving the center. Students who don't already have a high school diploma upon their arrival at Wolf Creek can enroll in our GED and high school diploma programs.</p>
English Language Learning (ELL) Program
<p>Students needing to learn English can enter our English Language Learning (ELL) program. Students in the ELL program are tested regularly to determine their language proficiency levels.</p>
Tutoring and Academic Support
<p>Tutoring programs are available where students are tutored in math, reading, social studies, writing, and computers by instructors or by fellow students (Peer Student Tutors). Students interested in getting into a tutoring program may contact their instructors or the Academic Manager.</p>
College Partners
<p>The College Program is an advanced training program. To qualify for this program, a student must have a high school diploma or GED (from our center or another educational facility) and have successfully completed a vocational trade at Job Corps.</p> <p>Benefits of the College Program include:</p> <ul> <li>academic advisement, mentoring, and tutoring</li> <li>paid tuition, fees, books, and supplies</li> <li>housing and recreation</li> <li>meals provided by Job Corps, on-and-off center</li> <li>transportation to and from college of choice</li> </ul> <p>We are able to offer this program through a partnership with Umpqua Community College. Scholarship opportunities are available.</p>
Driver Education
<p>Driver's Education is available to all students needing their driver's license.</p>
Who do I have to live with?

Students stay in separate male and female dormitories. There are up to four students to each dorm room. Your room will be assigned to you upon arrival at the center.

Job Corps values diversity and will provide you with opportunities to live and interact with people of many different backgrounds.