After earning his high school diploma from Pike High School located in Indianapolis, Indiana, Ziountae Banks began working odd jobs. Ziountae decided to enroll in Job Corps, he arrived at the Cleveland Job Corps Center on June 8, 2019. In a year, Ziountae earned his State Tested Nursing Assistant, ServSafe, First Aid, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation [...]

Students enjoyed many activities and prizes at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center throughout the Easter weekend. Bingo games held in the dorms accommodating all social distancing and quarantine requirements made the fun available for even the newly returned students who were still in quarantine phase.  A pool tournament and three point shoot out were also [...]

In an effort to prepare for the month of March and April, highlighting EXTRAORDINARY women, we chose to highlight Maya Angelou, whose birthday is April 4th. Alesia and Diamond participated in sharing poems by Maya Angelou that are poignant for our students on Center.

By: Barrington Tolliver The recreation department at Potomac Job Corps has planned a month long of activities geared towards autism awareness. Autism affects a number of families across the nation. Bringing awareness to autism on behalf of the recreation departmentat Potomac will shed light on unique abilities that people have with the world. So, the [...]

On Saturday April 3rd Muhlenberg Job Corps Center in partnership with Muhlenberg SOAR hosted a socially distanced Easter scavenger event called “I Spy.” Several staff including the Business Community Liaison, Work Based Learning Coordinator, Executive Admin Assistant and Admissions Counselor represented MJCC at this community event. This free event started at Longest Elementary where children [...]

Charleston Job Corps held a virtual Women’s History Program to honor the many achievements of West Virginia Women both past and present with the help of Julie Palas, Interim Executive Director for the West Virginia Women’s Commission. Our speaker of the hour, Mayor, Amy Goodwin, tells of her legacy of empowering women by being the [...]

By: Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center continue to influence the harts and minds of students every day. Although students are still practicing distance learning at home the center is looking forward to pivoting community relationships. Washington, D.C. is a diverse city with Potomac Job Corps in the center of it all. PJCC began outlining [...]

As students begin returning to Muhlenberg Job Corps Center Work Based Learning Coordinator, Wendy Coin began to get innovative with ways to utilize students on center and make sure they receive the required number of work experience hours. One area she felt health trade students could be utilized was with providing health screenings to both [...]

Cleveland Job Corps Center Residential Counselor Wally Espada is rekindling the Spanish Club “ESPERANZA” this year. The mission of the club is to assist students and staff in learning to speak, read and understand Spanish as well as promote interest in the Hispanic culture. Members will have fun while engaging in various activities devised to [...]

Katelin Singleton Age: 18 Hometown: Marion, VA Region: Philadelphia Center: Blue Ridge Dates enrolled: 12/4/2018 – 11/30/2020 Training: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant., GED Katelin Singleton comes from a retired military family, so she was always moving from place to place and school to school. She most recently attended Marion Senior High School before [...]