For 23 years, Humanitas has held a multi-faceted contract to support the Job Corps National Office in administering the nation’s largest residential educational and career training program for at-risk youth ages 16-24. Humanitas provides support in ten key areas: (1) review and recommend disposition of Job Corps applicants with potential health problems; (2) assist in the review and evaluation of center health and wellness plans and proposals; (3) assess compliance of center health and wellness programs; (4) conduct conference calls and planning meetings; (5) provide program monitoring and technical assistance; (6) assist in developing, implementing, and evaluating Job Corps health standards, guidelines, policies, procedures, and curricula; (7) develop health and wellness newsletters; (8) provide conference logistics and support; (9) provide health and wellness data collection and management; and (10) provide website management.
Since 2010, Humanitas has served as the sole accommodation services support contractor for Job Corps, managing overall operations for this multi-faceted contract in 11 key areas: (1) review Job Corps applicants files recommended for denial to ensure all equal opportunity/reasonable accommodation obligations are met; (2) assist in the review and evaluation of accommodation funding requests; (3) assess compliance of center disability programs; (4) conduct conference calls and planning meetings; (5) provide program monitoring and technical assistance; (6) assist in developing, implementing, and evaluating accommodation/disability guidelines, policies, procedures, and implementation tools; (7) develop disability newsletter; (8) provide conference support; (9) develop webinars and online trainings; (10) provide disability data collection and management; and (11) provide website management.
Humanitas supports the Job Corps National Office in reforming and modernizing its admissions system, and enhancing student placements in employment, apprenticeship, and post-secondary education. Tasks include research, analyses, and evaluations to develop recommendations for system-wide advancements in admissions, customer service, partnerships, career transition services, and residential living, including the development of informal surveys, test environments, pilot programs, assessments, protocols, and workgroup support. Under this project, Humanitas has conducted literature reviews and qualitative interviews, prepared OMB clearance materials, analyzed national admissions and placement data and briefed high-level officials, developed logic models and evaluation frameworks, and other research, analysis, and reporting activities.