Aleut-ODLE Joint Venture to Support David Carrasco Job Corps Center Students


EL PASO, TX, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Aleut Operations, LLC (Aleut) and Odle Management Group, LLC (ODLE) have been awarded a contract to operate the David Carrasco Job Corps campus under their Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified Mentor-Protege agreement. ) and their joint venture (JV), Aleut-Odle Training and Development II (AOTD2). Operations will begin August 1, 2022.

“Aleut and ODLE have successfully collaborated to bring career services to underserved communities through the Job Corps program,” said Aleut’s Managing Director, Stephen Watkins. “We are excited to continue our work with the U.S. Department of Labor to empower young people to El Paso and the surrounding areas to help change the trajectory of their lives.”

As a team, AOTD2 is easily familiar with managing and supervising Job Corps campuses. The partnership currently operates several campuses nationwide, including the Albuquerque Job Corps Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the Paul Simon Job Corps campus in Chicago, Ill.

The David Carrasco Job Corps campus enrolls approximately 700 students each year in a variety of high-demand employment fields, such as construction, maintenance, light repair, and welding. At the David Carrasco Job Corps campus, AOTD2 will work with students to provide academic training, career technical, career success and career development, and career transition services to economically disadvantaged youth from El Paso and surrounding areas.

The Job Corps is a national career and residential employment program, serving disadvantaged students ages 16-24, administered by the United States Department of Labor (DOL). Job Corps provides safe and stable housing, basic health care, comprehensive support services, remedial education, and vocational and technical training. The David Carrasco Job Corps campus is one of 121 campuses across the country.

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About AOTD2

Aleut-Odle Training & Development II is a Small Business Administration (SBA) approved mentor-protege agreement between Aleut Operations, LLC, an SBA Certified 8(a) Program Participant and Small Disadvantaged Business, and Odle Management Group, LLC . AOTD2 specializes in job training and job placement support in running Job Corps centers for the DOL.

About Aleut

Aleut Operations, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aleut Federal, LLC, a holding company for the federal subsidiaries of The Aleut Corporation (TAC). TAC was one of the first 13 Alaska Native corporations created under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), passed by the U.S. Congress in 1971.

Aleut acted as the management contractor of Aleut-Odle Training Development JV under the New York-New Jersey Job Corps Student Recruitment and Placement Services contract, and as a major sub-contractor of ODLE under its DOL contracts in the New Orleans and the Gainesville Job Corps campuses. Aleut is ISO 9001:2015 certified through an independent registrar, QAS International (Certificate No. US4620F).

About the ODLE

Founded in 2004, ODLE Management Group, LLC (ODLE) is an experienced provider of workforce development and youth services. ODLE is the prime contractor and manages the day-to-day operations of multiple Job Corps campuses, including outreach, admissions and placement services. It holds main contracts in Louisiana (New Orleans), Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh), Virginia (Old Dominion in Monroe), and Oklahoma (Tulsa). In addition, ODLE is a data processor New Mexico (Albuquerque), Florida (Pinellas County) and washington d.c. (Potomac).

ODLE has received distinguished honors from the Small Business Administration, Arizona Small Business Administration, and Arizona Small Business Development Center. In February 2020, ODLE has completed a merger with Eckerd Connects, a national private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization; ODLE remains a separate organization and a wholly owned subsidiary.

Media contacts:

Berlyn Martin

Aleut Federal, LLC

Phone: 586-337-5828

Trish Jones Mondero

Odle Management Group, LLC

Phone: 602-622-7941

SOURCE Aleut Federal, LLC; ODLE Management Group, LLC


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