The Ben D. Johnson Educational Center is Recruiting Students for November Classes

The Ben D. Johnson Educational Center (BDJ) is seeking individuals ages 17 and up to join their Workforce Development Program. Orientation for the next set of classes will be held Oct. 31 at 10am or 2pm (Individuals may choose which time to attend) at 400 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

The BDJ Center offers program participants the opportunity to learn workforce skills, earn certifications in Construction, Forklift Operations, OSHA-10, ServSafe and earn their HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) through their Legacy Workforce Development training program. This free four-week program gives participants the opportunity to learn job/life skills that will help them seek better career opportunities.

The BDJ Center assists participants in removing barriers that may hinder them from gaining employment. Participants have access to resources such as child care assistance, gas mileage reimbursement, legal expungement, and many other resources.

The Ben D. Johnson Educational Center is a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization located in the heart of West Natchitoches, an area in desperate need of educational and developmental resources. The mission of the BDJ Center is to build community in Natchitoches and give access to social and economic success to all its residents.

For more information, you can call the Ben Johnson Educational Center at 615-427-5044.

The center is open Monday – Friday, 8AM – 4:30PM