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Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center


Contact: Cedric Holland, Social Services Assistant

Mailing Address: 502 Job Corps Road
Cherokee, NC 28719

Phone Number: 828-497-8048

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Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Located outside of Cherokee, NC in the Smoky Mountains National Park. 1/4 mile from Oconaluftee Visitor Center.

Agency Description: Oconaluftee Job Corps CCC offers vocational training, education, and life skills development for young adults, ages 16 to 24. Operated by the US Forest Service. Visit our website or see our latest exciting projects

Training: Ability to work well with 10 - 20 students at a time (staff will be participating as well).

Time Commitment: Semester-based: Looking for weekly 2-hour commitment for at least 6 weeks.
Short-term: Interested in one day or week service events, programs, speaking and more.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements: Must work well with a diverse population and be able to gear program toward young adults. Recreation: programs or events between 6:00 and 9:00pm weeknights. Counseling: Please inquire. Short-term: Please inquire.

Volunteer Involvement: Lead programs for underprivileged young adults ages 16-24.
Short-term: Creative ideas encouraged. Recreation Department: Need creative programs geared at low level of fitness to intermediate abilities. Dance, aerobic, cardio funk, African dance, drumming, yoga, stretching, anything creative and dynamic. Counseling Department: Opportunities for social work volunteers and site observation including all mental health, career, and personal counseling in a residential setting.
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