JET (Job Experience & Training)

JET (Job Experience Training) is a life and job skills ESY program designed to help at-risk students become more employable and develop into fully contributing members of the community.  The goal of all JET activities is to develop teamwork and build self-confidence.

The target population includes High School students who are in need of guidance and structure to prepare for a productive future. 

Specific job responsibilities in which JETs participate:

  • Landscaping
  • Painting and light construction projects
  • Production Ceramics
  • Print Making
  • Digital Music Production
  • Assistance with office work
  • General maintenance of trails, campus grounds, and buildings

Additional components of the JET program may include:

  • Students earn 2.5 credits in Financial Literacy or Art electives
  • Transition Program for students entering high school
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Anger management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Healthy lifestyle choices
  • Daily recreation time
  • Field trips and guest speakers

JET participants are eligible to earn a stipend based on their attendance and cooperative participation in all activities.  They will be evaluated on daily job performance and will meet with staff to discuss their performance on an as-needed basis.

Dates:  July 5, 2016 – August 12, 2016 (Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)

Application Process
Application and USDA Forms required for all JET participants; Students not currently attending Collier will also need to submit a current IEP and Medical Forms.


Please download appropriate JET application below:

Please mail application information to: 

Collier High School
Attn: JET Program
160 Conover Road
Wickatunk, NJ 07765

For more information, please contact 732-946-4771 x324

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