County youth receive training to help find jobs


March 30, 2022

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Torri Lynn

Eleven youth from the Linn Juvenile Detention Center, Benton County Juvenile Department, Albany Options School and Jack Street Youth Services, recently completed virtual and hands-on heavy equipment training, leading to certification that can help them find jobs, Juvenile Director Torri Lynn told the Linn County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 22.

They spent a week working with extremely lifelike virtual equipment and another week applying those skills on real machinery. Five students were from the Linn County Juvenile Detention and two each from Albany Options School, Jackson Stre...

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