Youthbuild

Looking for a event to put you in an autumn mood? Then put our first ever Sojo Cider Festival on your calendar. Come watch us press Vinton County Apples produced in the apple orchard we manage. Check out our homemade, funky cider press. Its made from scrap lumber and metal from our recycling center, and […]

How does our garden grow?

The Carver Community Center Community Garden began on April 16, 2016 during a service event, ServeUp DayCamp, sponsored by Sojourners as part of Global Youth Service Day 2016. Children from the Carver Community Center and Ross County YMCA day care and after school programs enjoyed a day of fun and meaningful activities exploring the idea of an […]

New Facebook Group Offers Great Bargains

Are you a picker, an upscaler, a rehabber? Do you love antiques, oddities, and a really good bargain? If you are any, or all, of these things we have just what you are looking for. Our Sojo Eco Recycling Center has started a new Facebook group called Sojo Eco Scrap to Treasure where we post […]

We made MLK Day a day of service

On January 18, Sojourners continued its tradition of a “day on, not a day off” through activities commemorating Dr. King and his legacy. Our 2016 MLK Day of Service began in Chillicothe, Ohio, where we attended the morning Chillicothe Community Celebration in honor of Dr. King at the Chillicothe Junior High School. The program included […]

Youthbuild Begins Big

On January 12, after an intensive recruiting campaign that included signs, banners, a billboard, and 12 public information sessions, two cohorts of young men and women began their Youthbuild careers. Sixteen participants are located at the Ross County site at Synergy Family Foster Care in Chillicothe and seventeen are located at the Sojourners Training Center […]

New Opportunities for Employment with Sojourners

Are you interested in helping young people in Southeastern Ohio overcome challenges and achieve great success in their lives?  Sojourners Care Network is looking for dynamic individuals to join our Generation Now and Youthbuild programs.  Please see below for a summary of the current positions open and click here for full position descriptions.  Resumes and […]

Recycling Center Changes Days it is Open

Our Sojo Community Recycling Center has changed the days that it is open to the public.  Starting in September, it is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  It is no longer open on Mondays. The change is due the classroom and construction schedule of Youthbuild, the Sojourners program that runs the […]

New Hours for the Sojo Community Recycling Center

Our Sojo Community Recycling Center is now open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Our friendly staff of Youthbuild participants will be waiting to help you recycle your aluminum cans and scrap metal.  The recycling center will be closed for Labor Day and on Wednesday, September 3 due to a […]

Sojourners Receives new Youthbuild Grant

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of $73,654,300 in YouthBuild grants to support academic and occupational skills training for at-risk youth. Youthbuild of Southeast Ohio, a program of Sojourners Care Network, has received a grant of  $1,100,000. Sojourners is one of only three organizations in Ohio to receive a grant and the […]

Information Sessions Available for Prospective Youthbuilders

  Youthbuild of Southeast Ohio is recruiting participants for its new class which will begin September 4th 2013.  Two information sessions are planned for prospective participants, their families, and interested community members. The events will be held on Thursday, August 22 at 6:30 pm and Tuesday, August 27 at 6:30 pm. Both information sessions will […]